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Distance Learning Coordinators

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An internship or part-time or summer job in a school that offers distance education programs provides valuable insights into the field and work-related contacts that can be helpful in the future. If you are still in school, consult with your career services office for information about internship and job listings that may be within your school or in other academic institutions. Learn more about the issues, policies, news, and technological developments in the distance learning industry by visiting the Web sites of professional associations, such as the United States Distance Learning Association ( and Learning Forward ( Another way to find out if this type of work is for you is by speaking with a distance learning coordinator. Set up an informational interview to find out how the distance learning coordinator got started in this career and what they find to be most rewarding and challenging about the job.

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