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As the central agent for online learning at UCF, the Center for Distributed Learning (CDL) transforms lives by making a high-quality UCF education available to anyone, anywhere, anytime through the innovative use of technology.

CDL ensures that UCF faculty are kept current on the latest advancements in educational technology for their online and mixed-mode courses. We collaborate with internal and external partners to investigate, design, deliver, assess, and support online learning through faculty development, course production, and research, which are all aligned with institutional goals.

The CDL internship program is designed to provide the student with an opportunity to learn about the department and various aspects and responsibilities of the CDL. Interns would join one of two teams: Instructional Design or Instructional Development.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Performs assigned tasks in different functional areas to learn about the multiple responsibilities of instructional designers and developers in higher education
  • Conducts research with assigned mentor
  • Makes course recommendations and suggestions after course review
  • Contributes to the department goals and identifies solutions for improvement
  • Identifies and communicates potential issues related to assigned work
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Preferred Knowledge and Skills

  • Ability to produce quality work while completing delegated responsibilities and tasks
  • Ability to effectively engage in group work
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment
  • Superior time management and organizational skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills

Explore Available Teams

Internship positions are available on both our Instructional Design and Instructional Development teams. Information about each team and available internships can be found below.