E-Learning Instructional Design Intern in Valley, NE at Valmont Careers

Date Posted: 2/23/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

28800 Ida St Valley Nebraska 68064-8016

Why Valmont

Welcome to Valmont, where a world of opportunity awaits. When you join our team, you become part of a passionate group dedicated to changing lives and conserving resources around the globe. We want problem solvers who roll up their sleeves to foster progress and innovation for all people. At Valmont, we provide infrastructure, irrigation, tubing and coatings to the world. We strengthen cities. We nourish croplands. We design, manufacture and coat. Our products and services make a difference. Join us, and BUILD YOUR WORLD.

Job Summary: 

The eLearning Instructional Design Intern assists in educating Valmont employees and customers by aiding in the planning, design, and maintenance of online training resources. They will learn to work with subject matter experts to assess training needs and use adult learning principles to develop appropriate educational resources. They will also learn to effectively build a variety of training materials, including eLearning courses, job aids, tutorial videos, and other multimedia.

The incumbent will discover how a Learning Management System (LMS) can be used to drive employee development in a corporate setting. They will gain experience in general LMS administration, including online course publishing, end-user technical support, and basic reporting.

The eLearning Instructional Design Intern will also provide support to other eLearning Instructional Designers by creating multimedia for large-scale projects, testing course functionality and completing general administrative tasks in the LMS.

Essential Functions/Duties:

This position requires diversified duties some of which require considerable judgment. Most duties involve standard operating practices and procedures some of which require some minor decision making or judgment calls.  The Intern is responsible for completing a selected internship project from those available and outlining measurable performance objectives that will contribute toward the student’s career goals.  Other duties include:

  • Meet with clients to gather requirements and establish their expectations and needs
  • Develop, review, and test eLearning modules, training programs and other multimedia to ensure they meet or exceed specifications as defined by the client
  • Maintain an appropriate look and feel for the training materials that fall under their responsibilities
  • Deploy and promote eLearning modules, training programs and other multimedia to varying delivery platforms and audiences
  • Perform course maintenance/updates when necessary
  • Complete activities and detailed project documentation as defined by department procedures
  • Perform basic system administration within the Learning Management System
  • Gather and distribute basic Learning Management System reports to appropriate stakeholders
  • Work collaboratively both inter- and cross-departmentally
  • Organize and facilitate meetings
  • Deliver presentations to stakeholders
  • Provide technical support to end users

Basic Qualifications:

  • Nearing completion of an Associate or Bachelor’s degree program
  • A minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Previous experience or coursework in one or more of the following areas: eLearning instructional design, graphic design, multimedia production, or digital marketing
  • Experience using a digital camera and/or video camera
  • The ability to dedicate up to 40 hours a week for on-site projects in Valley, NE
  • Experience with Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Outlook

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Passion and integrity with the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results
  • Ability to learn project management skills, including prioritizing work to meet deadlines
  • Skills to learn how to run Learning Management System reports
  • Skills to research, design, review, test and deploy online training resources
  • Interest in learning the most effective delivery method for training materials
  • Creativity to make eLearning modules understandable, interactive and engaging
  • Ability to learn graphic design methods, techniques, software and equipment
  • Ability to learn video and audio production methods, techniques, software and equipment
  • Ability to learn how to use eLearning course authoring tools

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Enrollment in a degree program in instructional or graphic design, digital marketing, digital communications, education, computer science or web development
  • Previous experience or coursework in one or more of the following areas: multimedia production, digital marketing or design, or online training development
  • Interest in adult learning theories
  • Experience with audio recording and editing (Adobe Audition)
  • Experience with video/film recording and editing software (Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects, Camtasia)
  • Experience in graphic design (Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign)
  • Experience in photography production and editing (Adobe Photoshop)
  • Fluency in Spanish, French, Portuguese, Italian, and/or Russian


  • Great opportunity to gain career-related experience from an industry leader
  • Paid Internship – Valmont values you
  • Potential development into a regular full-time position
  • Flexible full-time day shift hours during the summer
  • A thriving culture in a growing business

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Valmont does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you have a disability and require any assistance in filling out the application for employment, call (402) 963-1115 or email EEOCompliance@Valmont.com.