Skip to Main Content

Instructional Designers

Exploring This Job

While in high school, you can get firsthand experience in instructional design by designing an imaginary class or converting one of your face-to-face classes to an online format. Visit for an introduction to the field. Take an instructional design class in college to learn more and gauge your interest in pursuing a career as a designer. Talk to instructional designers about educational requirements, typical job duties, the pros and cons of the job, and other topics. Your school counselor can help arrange an information interview. Finally, check out the following resources to learn more about instructional design:    

Join Vault Gold to unlock this premium content

Earnings - Outlook - Resources & Associations and more

Are you a student? You may have FREE access.

Vault partners with thousands of colleges, universities and academic institutions to provide students with FREE access to our premium content. To determine if your school is a partner, please enter your school email address below.