I get lots of emails from people who are considering a career in instructional design. In fact, that’s why I created a free 12-lesson email course called Breaking into Instructional Design. It’s all about the career.
Whenever I give advice or recommendations to someone, I remind them that I provide only one perspective and that it’s important to get other opinions. That said, here are common questions I’ve been asked followed by a summary of the answers I’ve given.