Pearson Intern - Data Analyst in London, United Kingdom
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 12-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 qualification delivery and services to life. Support in the role, in 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 12-week program.
We foster a work environment that’s inclusive as well as diverse, where our people can be themselves. Every idea and perspective are valued so that our products reflect the people we serve — our teachers and learners.
What Does the Internship Program Offer?
Successful candidates will spend 12 weeks working with our UK Qualification and Assessment Technology teams.
You will be paid for the duration of your internship. The internship begins on Monday, June 6th and ends Friday, August 26th.
As a Data Analyst, you will develop expertise in acquiring, understanding, and developing requirements from the business around functionality and support, working collaboratively with the content creation and development, engineering, solutions management, and architecture teams. You will be helping Pearson analyze problems, working with technical partners and teams to understand the business needs. You will be a competent user of word processor (Word), spreadsheets (Excel), and Python or user of SPSS and/or R (and a willingness to learn new programs).
What does the 12 weeks involve?
Interns will develop a broad knowledge of business analysis at Pearson, completing rotational work with several teams focused on different business and technology assessment delivery There will also be an opportunity to work and contribute to solutions management strategic initiatives.
We look for Students pursuing a STEM degree (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) with information strong written and verbal skills or relevant work experience.
We also look for Students pursuing a degree in computer science, software engineering, information security, engineering, or technology.
Students should also have strong communication skills, both written and verbal along with an ability to translate business requests into technical asks. Experience in computer software is a bonus.
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 solutions management team.
Graduation date between December 2022 and May 2024 and should be able to travel to one of our office locations.
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.
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Pearson is an equal opportunities employer. We do not discriminate against employees or job applicants and select the best person for each job based on relevant skills and experience.
We are also committed to building an accurate picture of the make-up of the workforce and encouraging equality and diversity.
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Job: PROJECT/TEMPORARY WORKFORCE
Organization: Technology & Operations
Req ID: 587