Voxy is hiring a

Voxy Instructional Design Intern

New York, United States

Voxy Instructional Design Intern

 

Role Summary

 

Voxy’s Pedagogy Team collaborates daily to generate interesting and up-to-date content for users around the world who depend on Voxy to learn English every day. We take real-world content and use our natural language processing (NLP) algorithms to turn it into dynamic, adaptive, and personalized English lessons. The Instructional Design Intern will be a critical part of this team, assisting in media collection, design and development of instructional content. This role reports directly to the Pedagogy Team.

 

The Instructional Design Intern will be expected to:

  • Work with the Pedagogy Team to identify gaps in existing curriculum based on communicative language objectives
  • Record audio and video while engaging with people in public spaces for use in lessons
  • Perform basic audio and video editing (e.g., using Quicktime, Audacity) for lesson development
  • Carry out administrative tasks to support the Pedagogy Team

 

Candidate Profile

Skills:

  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently independently as well as within a team
  • Some experience with audio/video editing
  • Perfect grasp of English grammar

Qualifications:

  • Interest in natural language processing and/or second language acquisition
  • Experience teaching English preferred
  • Tech-savvy

Details:

  • Available to work part time in our NYC office

 

In addition to a rewarding job that that will directly impact how millions of students learn English, working here, you’ll enjoy…

  • Unlimited snacks and beverages
  • Awesome team of super bright, creative, talented, and passionate individuals
  • Sweet space in downtown Manhattan easily accessible by many trains

 

College Credit

Voxy’s Curriculum team can work with qualified interns to develop a product for independent study or college credit.

 

Want to know more about us?

Voxy is a NYC-based company that is changing the way the world learns English. Our proprietary personalization technology and exclusive partnerships with leading content publishers enable us to deliver a one-of-a-kind solution to over 2.5 million English learners across the globe. Our mobile and web applications make it possible for individuals to learn from the world around them, turning everyday experiences and content into fun, game-like activities. Our custom-built, live one-to-one tutoring platform brings the necessary human element front and center, and is a core piece of our methodology. Voxy’s disruption of the $80B market for English language education has been recognized by leading education investors and the company has been deemed a pioneer by The New York Times, CNN Money, Fast Company, Mashable, Univision, Veja (Brazil), Venturebeat, and others.  Most recently, in August 2013, Voxy announced a strategic partnership with Pearson, the world’s leading learning company. This new partnership marries Pearson’s global scale with Voxy’s cutting-edge technology to connect with and improve the lives of the over two-billion people learning English worldwide.

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