Pearson Intern - Project Coordinator in Durham, North Carolina
PEARSON DIGITAL & TECHNOLOGY INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
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.
As a Project Coordinator in the Pearson Digital & Technology department, you will have the opportunity to work with the Pearson global digital content platform, and many different global products. You will participate in project planning, monitoring project progress, coordinating meetings, and addressing project dependencies and issues. By successfully completing the assigned tasks, you will develop expertise in project coordination, and learn how to design project schedule, prepare presentations to senior management, track and communicate project risks, and ensure project timelines are met.
What does the 10 weeks involve?
Interns will develop a broad knowledge of project management in a technology organization, and have opportunity to liaise with senior management, in addition to business stakeholders. The role will gain exposure to lots of different projects, which helps build up the skill-set required to progress into a project manager role.
We look for Students pursuing Computer Science, Technology, Engineering, or Science degree.
Students should have exceptional verbal, written, and presentation skills.
Students should be a ‘people person’, well-rounded and happy to take on new challenges. Flexibility is important, as you will be joining a versatile and agile team.
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: Corporate Strategy & Technology
Req ID: 2112202