The Faculty Center for Professional Excellence is pleased to offer a competitive internship opportunity to qualified students in the Masters in Educational Technology Program in the Ruth S. Ammon School of Education and other qualified applicants. The mission of the program is to provide Adelphi students with professional experience in their chosen field while enhancing the teaching resources and support available to faculty at Adelphi University. The program’s mission is in keeping with the Adelphi 2015 goal for the University to gain “Recognition as a Center of Intellectual and Creative Activity” by developing strategies and programs that further increase the quality of academic programs, establish Adelphi as a leader in collaborative and interdisciplinary education, and enhance support for faculty research and creative activity.

Frequently Asked Questions

There are two kinds of internship positions at the Faculty Center: Instructional Design Program Assistant and Instructional Design Project Assistant. See the related job descriptions for details.

Adelphi graduate students enrolled in the Masters of Educational Technology Program at Adelphi University are encouraged to apply. Graduate students not enrolled in the program are also eligible and must be able to demonstrate experience and expertise in the areas of teaching and instructional technology. Candidates must be in good academic standing in accordance with their department’s requirements and must remain so throughout their internship. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply to the program.

Duties and responsibilities are assigned by the Faculty Center’s Director in accordance with the Center’s prevailing needs. Please see job descriptions below for more information.

Internships last a minimum of two semesters.

Calls for applications are ongoing and subject to change based on availability of positions.

Interns interview with FCPE staff and report to the Faculty Center’s Director, Susan Lambert, who will assign duties, responsibilities and a secondary supervisor.

Interns are housed at the Faculty Center, on the first floor of Alumnae Hall.

Interns are paid $6,315.00 per semester and are expected to work 20 hours per week for 15 weeks.

The FCPE is a busy, creative and collegial place to work. It started as a faculty led initiative to provide full-time professors with information technology. The center now plays a vital role in the support and encouragement of innovative and effective teaching, creative learning-centered application for new media technology and other professional development support for faculty. Six full-time professional staff and six student educational technologists staff the center.

Interns may assist in all areas of the Centers’ work including, for example, the planning and delivery of faculty development programs, support of and collaboration with faculty on innovative teaching projects, research and development related to new media technologies for teaching and learning, shooting and editing of video for instructional projects, development and maintenance of the FCPE website, and other duties as assigned.

Applicants for both types of internship positions respond to an FCPE call for interns that may include a request for specific skills sets and interests. You will complete an application form, submit a cv, and a statement of interest and two letters of recommendation. Applicants will also interview with the FCPE staff.

Internship positions are not guaranteed each semester. Interns are hired as needed. However, between 1-2 interns are usually employed at any given time.

All interns are required, as part of their work at the Center, to complete an ePortfolio showcasing accomplishments and projects completed during the internship period. Other general expectations are similar to those of any form of employment.

Interns must show up for work on the appointed days and at the designated times, complete assignments in a timely fashion, work independently and collaboratively when appropriate, check in regularly with their supervisor, interact respectfully with FCPE staff, student technologists and faculty, attend staff meetings when requested, etc.

Interns must maintain their academic standing throughout their internship.

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