What We Do
Outlier.org (from the co-founder of MasterClass) is reimagining higher education as a resource that is accessible, equitable, and affordable for everyone. We have developed the world's best online, for-credit university-level courses, taught by some of the most celebrated educators in the world. Our courses employ cinematic content powered by cutting-edge cognitive science to create an immersive, student-friendly learning experience that delivers game-changing student success levels. We are a quickly-growing team working on a dual mission: Increase access to quality college education and dramatically reduce student debt.
Who We Are
Outliers are kind, curious, competent, creative, and resourceful. We are a passionate multidisciplinary team working to increase access to quality education for everyone. We believe in using the scientific method and evidence-based conclusions. We respect intuition and art. We give credit where credit is due. We hold one another to high standards. We value constructive feedback. We love to try new things. We take our work seriously, not ourselves. We work hard and go above-and-beyond to ensure great student outcomes and we strongly believe in taking care of ourselves and making sure we stay healthy to continue to pursue our mission as best we can.
Are you an Outlier?
About the Role
Outlier’s amazing Content Team is responsible for leading the curricular design of courses and creating all non-video instructional materials to ensure a high-quality learning experience, maximum transferability, and accessibility for all students. Interested in working with a world-class ed-tech startup that’s making education more accessible, equitable, and affordable for everyone? If so, Outlier is offering an 8-week, paid internship within our Content department starting June 13, 2022, and ending August 5, 2022.
This is a remote, part-time contract role (up to 30 hours per week). As an independent contractor, you will need to have your own computer and webcam, and a stable internet connection.
What You'll Do
We’re looking for a talented Content Intern with an interest in or experience in assisting with the creation and improvement of educational content. You will have a unique opportunity to:
- Conduct research on general education college courses
- Create infographics to support successful educational learning outcomes
- Learn Outlier's Content Management System (CMS)
- Add/update content for live courses and courses in development
Who You Are
- Undergraduate student
- Highly motivated and organized
- Demonstrated ability to take initiative and think outside the box
- Strong written/editing and verbal communication skills
- Enthusiasm for learning, creativity, and attention to detail
- Ability to work collaboratively
- Adobe CS is a plus
Please note: Outlier.org hopes to recruit and advance qualified minorities, women, LGBTQ, persons with disabilities, and veterans, among others—we welcome and encourage all applicants. One of Outlier.org’s goals is for our team and culture to reflect the diverse student populations we serve. We remain committed to recognizing the best talent wherever it may be.
We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (“EEO”) Employer. It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of Outlier not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, partnership status, domestic violence victim status, sexual orientation, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, caregiver status, unemployment status or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state and/or local laws. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including hiring, promotion, demotion, compensation, training, layoff, termination, working conditions, transfer, job assignment, and benefits.