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Pearson Intern - Game Developer in Durham, North Carolina

PEARSON DIGITAL & TECHNOLOGY INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Game Developer

Why join Pearson’s intern program?

Pearson is the world’s learning company. We help people of all ages acquire the knowledge and skills they need to be successful in their work and careers. We believe that everyone should be able to keep learning, every day and in every way, throughout their lives. Bringing together everything we know about the science of learning and the latest technology, we’re shaping the future of teaching and learning.

We’re looking for the next generation of talented undergraduates to join our team for an unforgettable 10-week internship. An internship at Pearson is an opportunity to bring your own unique perspective as a learner, together with your academic knowledge, technical skills, and enthusiasm, to help create products used by students like you.

As one of our interns, you will gain a comprehensive introduction to our business. You’ll be assigned to a team and work on real-life projects that bring our products and services to life. On the job training and professional development will be provided to enable you to contribute to the business. You’ll also have direct access to a senior member of the team, as each intern will be mentored to help you make the most of the ten-week program.

We foster a work environment that’s inclusive as well as diverse, where our people can be themselves. Every idea and perspective is valued so that our products reflect the people we serve — our teachers and learners.

What Does the Internship Program Offer?

Successful candidates will spend 10 weeks working with our technology teams.

You will be paid for the duration of your internship. The internship begins on Monday, June 6th and ends Friday, August 12th, 2022.

Qualifications

Familiarity with level design and planning

Familiarity with game physics and particle systems

Familiarity with mobile and console game development

Experience with 3D applications is a plus

Job Description

As an Intern with Content Authoring Platform team, you will have an opportunity to work on challenging problems that will have profound impact on how Product Teams plan on creating Immersive content using AR/VR and Gaming Technologies.

You will get an opportunity to work with skilled team of Technology and Product Teams and assist in implementing new Business Concepts using Immersive Technologies. You will also be working with Project Management leads and will gain practical experience with a wide variety of software engineering tasks and technologies.

What does the 10 weeks involve?

Interns will develop a broad knowledge of implementing new Product Concepts using Immersive Technologies at Pearson. You will have an opportunity to work with teams from all over the world. An ideal fit for this role would be a person who can thrive in fast paced environment willing to take on new challenges.

You will get an opportunity to work on projects that are already in production. You will have an assigned mentor who will help you with your assignments. Our Immersive Team uses Adobe Aero, development environment uses AWS infrastructure, React, Node.js, JavaScript, Java, Git (Bitbucket), Jenkins. You will also get an opportunity to work on product built using design pattern Micro Frontend, Microservice’s.

Minimum Requirements

  • Students having hands on development experience in Gaming Applications like EPIC Unreal, Playcanvas, Unity and Adobe Aero.

  • Conceptualize, design and implement game content, systems, and story

  • Experience implementing game content using a programming or scripting language

  • A strong desire to learn and accept new challenges within a collaborate team context.

  • Graduation date between December 2022 and May 2024 and should be within driving distance of office location.

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Learning is the most powerful force for change in the world. More than 20,000 Pearson employees deliver our products and services in nearly 200 countries, all working towards a common purpose – to help everyone achieve their potential through learning. We do that by providing high quality, digital content and learning experiences, as well as assessments and qualifications that help people build their skills and grow with the world around them. We are the world’s leading learning company. Learn more at pearsonplc.com.

Pearson believes that wherever learning flourishes, so do people. We are committed to being an anti-racist company in everything we do. We value the power of an inclusive culture and a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm, and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to a sustainable environment and workplace where talent can learn, grow, and thrive.  

To learn more about Pearson’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, please click here: 

http://www.pearson.com/careers/diversity-and-inclusion.html

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other group protected by law.

Job: PROJECT/TEMPORARY WORKFORCE

Organization: Technology & Operations

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 2113643

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