DLINQ Interns

DLINQ Interns are Middlebury students who are employed by DLINQ. They divide their time into three areas of work:

  • Lab support for Wilson Media Lab (Middlebury) and Digital Learning Commons (Monterey)
  • In-person and online consultations with other students, faculty, and staff
  • DLINQ project work


DLINQ’s student engagement program is designed to provide opportunities for Middlebury students to work on meaningful and impactful digital projects. DLINQ Interns work with mentorship from DLINQ staff and are offered continuous learning opportunities. As such, the program is aligned with Middlebury’s strategic direction focused on developing students' digital fluency and critical engagement with the digital.

Interns offer support for the Middlebury community for a variety of software and digital tools, including: the Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, WordPress and website development, iMovie, Keynote, Powerpoint, and Prezi, as well as many others. In addition to offering technical support to faculty, staff, and students, Interns assist with DLINQ projects from departments across Middlebury.


See us in the Lab

The Wilson Media Lab (Middlebury, VT) and the DLC Learning Lab (Monterey, CA) are staffed by Interns during specified hours. Interns are available to help on topics such as: media creation software, learning tools, and other digital resources available inside and outside of the lab. Drop-ins are welcome.


Interns provide consultations to other students, and occasionally to faculty, for topics on which they have expertise (e.g., media production, using software). When possible, we encourage scheduling a consultation with a DLINQ Intern to ensure that they are prepared to provide support.

Project Work

Interns are an integral part of DLINQ projects, including Studio projects, in coordination with DLINQ staff. In some cases, project work is part of a DLA-funded project, in coordination with DLA staff.

Blog posts by Interns


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OLC Innovate Conference Round Up
In early April, I attended the Online Learning Consortium (OLC) Innovate conference in Denver, CO. As a large, professional organization for online and digital learning in higher ed, the conference 
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Inclusive Design at DPL Toronto – a brief overview and reflection
A couple of weeks ago, I taught a 3-day course on Inclusive Design at the Digital Pedagogy Lab event in Toronto, ON. I’ve taught for Digital Pedagogy Lab for years, 
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Made for Whom? Critically Examining the Design Logic of Everyday Objects
“Designing for inclusion starts with recognizing exclusion.” “Design shapes our ability to access, participate in, and contribute to the world.” (Kat Holmes, in Mismatch)   This exhibition invites students, faculty, 
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SYNDICATED Video Editing with Camtasia
Here’s a series of tutorials on video editing with Camtasia. Part 1: Explains how to manage your video assets so they don’t get misplaced. Part 2: Explores the Camtasia editing
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Inviting Feedback on the Inclusive Design Studio Mission Statement
It’s been about a month since my last post for the Inclusive Design Studio – well past time for an update. Noraya and I have been reading, listening, asking questions, 
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April 17, 2019 | Defense Against the Digital Dark Arts 101: What Is Going On with Your Personal Information?
About Defense Against the Digital Dark Arts The relationship between the outcome of the 2016 US presidential election and Silicon Valley’s predatory data practices has elevated concerns about privacy in 
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Humanizing the Online Discussion Forum with Social Video Practices
In DLINQ this year we have been hosting a series of conversations about the challenge of humanizing teaching practices in blended, hybrid, and online digital spaces. During our latest Teaching 
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Join Us in the Middlebury Canvas Users Community of Practice!
The Office of Digital Learning and Inquiry is pleased to announce the start of a pilot community of practice focused on developing connections and expertise in Canvas course design with 
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Behind the Scenes with the Digital Media & Pedagogy team: Dr. Sarah Lohnes Watulak
Each month, this series will feature an interview with a member of the Digital Pedagogy and Media team. Broadly, our team has expertise in instructional design and pedagogy, multimedia production, 
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Design is Everywhere
In my last blog post for the Inclusive Design Studio, I wrote about feeling frustrated and fearing I would latch onto dominant discourse about inclusive design and thereby missing other 
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