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Fall/spring internship in IT

The Instructional Technology Apprenticeship Program (ITAP) is a paid on-campus position (part-time, 6-10 hrs/wk) during the school year for students interested in paraprofessional experiences in higher education and information technology. This great networking opportunity is open to all students regardless of class year, major or proficiency with technology.

Application Deadline: Ongoing
Start Date: September 1
Hours: Flexible, 6-10hrs per week
Duration: Fall and spring semester 2018-19, excluding breaks
Contact: Get in touch with Lucas Wright at, 315-229-5352, or stop by Owen D. Young Library 59H (lower level) to learn more.

Are you curious about the confluence of technology, teaching, and education? Would you like to work alongside professionals who help enhance classroom and online learning environments? Then you should consider applying to be a part of the New York 6's Instructional Technology Apprenticeship Program (ITAP). No experience required. No technological proficiency is required. Only a desire and commitment to learn is necessary.

About the Program

The Educational Technology Groups of the New York 6 Consortium have created ITAP to give students practical, hands-on, paraprofessional educational technology experiences. It's an opportunity to help teachers and students use technology for teaching and learning. With apprentices at each of the NY6 schools, you will collaboratively tackle and learn about incorporating technology into classrooms and online learning experiences.

The New York 6

The NY6 Liberal Arts Consortium -- consisting of Colgate University, Hamilton College, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Skidmore College, St.  Lawrence University, and Union College -- facilitates collaboration among its member institutions in fulfilling their educational missions and serving the public good. Through the sharing of expertise and resources, the Consortium enhances possibilities for students, faculty, and staff

Responsibilities as an Apprentice

  • Participate in a semester long (fall) online "course" in education theory and insructional design
  • Complete a semester long (spring) project that applies what you've learned in the fall
  • Travel with professional staff to one of the NY6 schools for our annual NY6 Educational Technology meeting and present your spring semester work at said meeting
  • Network with directors, technologists, and students at Colgate, Hamilton, HWS, Skidmore and Union
  • Assist professional staff, faculty and students with technology integration into the classroom
  • Be part of Educational Technologies staff meetings and discussions