Literacy Network Basic Computer and Literacy Internships 2019

Spring 2020 Semester Application Deadline: 11/17/2019; (Spring semester runs Jan-May)

Type: Internship

Stipend: Successful interns receive $600 as well as a letter of recommendation from Literacy Network

Position Summary: This internship is a great way to sharpen your managerial, organizational or communication skills while helping others. Our Skills in Computers and Literacy for Employment (SCALE) program interns oversee a weekly group tutoring session that provides one-to-one tutoring for local adults hoping to build writing, reading, and basic computer literacy skills (email, Word, Excel, basic Internet usage, etc). You will be supervising one weekly 2-hour session that contains up to 8 student/volunteer tutor pairs. Training and ongoing support are provided. Lessons you create using our educational library will help tutors teach their adult students valuable employability skills.


  • Write 8 personalized, meaningful, goal-based lesson plans for each student in your session.
  • Make reminder phone calls to students.
  • Provide support to your tutors during lessons.
  • Tutor individually when needed.
  • Collect and report student, tutor, and attendance data in a timely manner.
  • Manage the tutoring site (arrange room, set up computer workstations, return materials to library after session).
  • Provide computer technology assistance when needed.


Please send your resume and cover letter (please include which semester you are applying for, how your relevant experience/qualifications make you a great candidate for this position, and weekly session preference) to Ms. Shawn Steen via or:

Computer Literacy Internships
Literacy Network
701 Dane Street
Madison WI 53713

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