Instructional Design Intern, FSRI

Location US-MD-Columbia
Job ID
2022-30495
# of Openings
1
Job Category
Research

 

General – Green Earth – Safer World

At UL, we know why we come to work.

The Fire Safety Research Institute (FSRI), of UL Research Institutes (UL), is recruiting a Instructional Design Intern. Support an organization dedicated to safety science and standards development by producing training for the fire service. Learn how to apply instructional design theory to the design and development of engaging online content under the guidance of an experienced instructional design team. This is a great opportunity to gain exposure to and experience working with subject matter experts, applying design principles and methodologies, and using authoring software and other design tools to create high quality training modules. This position is located in Columbia, Maryland.

 

At UL, we wake up every day with a common purpose: to make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place. Science is in our DNA; we are endlessly curious and passionate about seeking and speaking the truth. We take delight in knowing that our work makes a meaningful contribution to society, and we are proud that our culture is centered on integrity, collaboration, inclusion and excellence. UL stands at the forefront of technological advancement, and we are continually challenged to find new ways to foster innovation and positive change. Satisfying? Yes. Exciting? Absolutely!

What you’ll learn & achieve:

  • Work with Instructional Design Manager and Instructor Design Associates and Specialists to create, modify, and/or finalize content for training deliverables
  • Assist in designing the look and feel of a course, including template, style, colors, graphics, animations, interactions, and assessments
  • Collaborate with subject matter experts, members of the digital media production team, and creative services to design and/or develop content for training deliverables

UL has COVID-19 protocols and policies in place to ensure the safety of our employees, customers and clients. Effective November 1, 2021, the company mandates that employees are vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment (except where prohibited by law), subject to reasonable accommodation as required by law.

What makes you a great fit:

  • Current undergraduate or graduate student status pursuing a degree in instructional design or a related field
  • Strong project management and organizational skills, including the ability to multitask and manage time appropriately
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Office 365 and able to learn new software applications

What you’ll experience working at UL:

  • Mission: For UL, corporate and social responsibility isn’t new. Making the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place has been our business model for the last 127 years and is deeply engrained in everything we do.
  • People: Ask any UL employee what they love most about working here, and you’ll almost always hear, “the people.” Going beyond what is possible is the standard at UL. We’re able to deliver the best because we employ the best.
  • Interesting work: Every day is different for us here as we eagerly anticipate the next innovation that our customers’ create. We’re inspired to take on the challenge that will transform how people live, work and play. And as a global company, in many roles, you will get international experience working with colleagues around the world.
  • Grow & achieve: We learn, work and grow together with targeted development, reward and recognition programs as well as our very own UL University that offers extensive training programs for employees at all stages, including a technical training track for applicable roles.

Learn More:

UL Research Institues is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing safety science research through the discovery and application of scientific knowledge. We conduct rigorous independent research and analyze safety data, convene experts worldwide to address risks, share knowledge through safety education and public outreach initiatives, and develop standards to guide safe commercialization of evolving technologies. We foster communities of safety, from grassroots initiatives for neighborhoods to summits of world leaders. Our organization employs collaborative and scientific approaches with partners and stakeholders to drive innovation and progress toward improving safety, security, and sustainability, ultimately enhancing societal well-being.

 

Our wholly owned subsidiary, UL Solutions, advances our shared public safety mission. We fund our work through grants, the licensing of standards documents and the business activities of UL Inc., which conducts testing, verification and certification, and provides training and advisory services, along with data-driven reporting and decision-making tools for customers around the world.

 

To learn more, visit UL.org.

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