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Pearson Intern - Security Engineer in London, United Kingdom


Security Engineer

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 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 twelve-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 technology teams.

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

Technology focus areas

As a Security Engineer intern with our Digital & Technology organization, you'll get to work with teams who are running Pearson's most critical systems and applications at scale, in areas such as:

  • Productivity Tools such as Microsoft Office, Exchange Online & Microsoft Teams

  • Cloud App Security

  • SIEM & SOAR Tools

  • Endpoint Security

  • Privilege Management

  • Identity Management

Minimum requirements:

  • Students pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree program in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field.

  • Experience in software development.

  • Experience coding in one or more scripting languages such as JavaScript, Python, PowerShell or similar.

  • Familiarity with AWS, Google Cloud or Azure Cloud

  • 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.


Organization: Assessments School

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 623