Product Development Intern 2U, Inc.
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED What We?re Looking For:
2U is changing the way great students and great universities think about online higher education. We develop state-of-the-art technology platforms that enhance traditional offline curricula, while also providing key logistical components, including comprehensive student support services from enrollment through graduation. We are currently looking for a Spring 2013 intern to assist our Product Development Manager on technology projects and help with administrative work.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Manage a long-term research project.
Report progress on a weekly basis.
Explore new technologies and features used by students.
Research social media and learning management tools used in classrooms.
Create and communicate a report on research findings.
Things That Should Be in Your Background:
Currently enrolled in an Undergraduate or Graduate level program.
You have used a Learning Management System as either a student or teacher. Bonus points for administering your own LMS.
Knowledge of user interfaces in web technologies.
Writing up and presenting research results.
A passion for improving education.
Founded in 2008 by a unique team of education veterans with unparalleled experience, 2U, Inc., formerly known as 2tor, Inc., partners with preeminent institutions of higher education to deliver rigorous, selective degree programs online to students globally.
2U supplies universities with the tools, expertise, capital, and global recruiting needed to build and support programs of quality and scale.
Technology: 2U develops state-of-the-art technology platforms that give universities the ability to deliver traditional offline curricula in a unique online learning environment.
Instructional Design: Our instructional designers work closely with faculty to translate classroom courses into a compelling combination of synchronous and asynchronous online and real-world experiences, using the best educational and social technologies available. We work side-by-side with professors to evolve those courses. We make improvements as usage and learning patterns emerge and new technologies become available.
Infrastructure: 2U provides the support infrastructure and the logistical components of our partners? online programs. This includes comprehensive student support services from enrollment through graduation and beyond, as well as practical learning experiences in communities around the world.
Resources: 2U makes an upfront investment of over $10 million in each of our partner programs. By supplying capital and global marketing capabilities, we enable universities to give high-performing students around the world a transformational educational experience.
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