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Internship Opportunity




Supervisory Training Program Development

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Kansas State University Division of Human Capital Services (HCS) has a unique and exciting opportunity for a real world job experience through a student internship.  Working with progressive thought leaders in HCS, the intern will work in Learning and Development to assist this department, along with Employee Relations and Engagement, in the development of a supervisory training program designed for any K-State employee who supervises an unclassified professional. This internship will be available starting Summer 2018.



Under the direction of Shanna Legleiter, Director of Learning and Development, the intern will assist in the curriculum development and design of an unclassified professional supervisory program for Kansas State University.  

Currently there is no supervisory training for supervisors of unclassified professionals. The Learning and Development intern will be involved in the process of developing content that will be used to train these supervisors.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Learning and Development intern will be responsible for research and development of the unclassified supervisory certificate in conjunction with Learning and Development staff and other interested parties. Internship responsibilities may consist of the following:


  1. Suggesting supervisory training topics
  2. Recommending changes to content/structure of training series
  3. Assisting in the creation of a project implementation and communication plan
  4. Researching instructional materials, training delivery techniques, technology solutions, and best practices
  5. Creating instructional materials (online training, supplemental training materials, etc.)
  6. Assisting in the review of instructional materials
  7. Assisting in the review of the efficacy of programming after implementation

The student will be expected to intern with HCS for 15-20 hours per week and should be able to secure internship/practicum/research credit hours  through their academic program.



  • Pursuing a Graduate Degree preferably in the areas of adult education, curriculum and development, or a similar, related discipline. 
  • Mastery skills in Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
  • Effective verbal and written communications.
  • Strong technical problem solving skills; ability to research, investigate, inquire, and evaluate alternatives.
  • Ability and drive to develop knowledge. 
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and commitments. 
  • Driven and self-motivated.
  • Proven organizational skills and ability to multi-task.

Special Requirements: A firm grasp on, and the ability to apply, adult learning theory.

Application procedures:

Submit a cover letter, resume, 3 references from professors or academic staff, and a writing sample to Shanna Legleiter at legleiters@ksu.edu.

Application deadline is March 30, 2018.