If you are looking for real life experience in the Instructional Design field take a look at KeelWorks.
KeelWorks is a non-profit organization that teaches life skills via the Internet to children of all ages and economic backgrounds.
As an intern you will be part of a design team. The design team takes an idea and makes a completed learning object.The intern gains valuable experience collaborating via the Internet and working on a project from inception to completion.
In return for completing an internship, KeelWorks will be a job reference giving the intern a distinct advantage over many other job seekers.
Take a look at what KeelWorks has to offer at http://www.keelworks.org/.
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