Intern - Content Strategy (Science and Health Sciences) - Upper Falls - job 676610

Pearson

Date: 04/08/2021

City: Upper Falls, West Virginia

Employment type: Full-time



Description


PEARSON INTERNSHIP PROGRAM


Intern – Content Strategy


Pearson Interns - Helping shape the future of education


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 the content strategy teams.


You will be paid for the duration of your internship. The internship begins on Monday, June 7th and ends Friday, August 13 th .


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.


What are we looking for in an Intern



  • Enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program



  • Ability to work autonomously



  • Candidate should be able to communicate in a clear, professional, and effective manner with teams’ members, both internal and external



  • Candidate will interact with several external team members from survey participants, to reviews and authors and should be comfortable doing so.



  • An ability to diagnose issues and identify the steps to correct them will be key



  • Prioritization skills



  • Skilled with Microsoft Office, Teams, Outlook, Excel, and ability to learn new data entry and management systems quickly including Oracle Business Suite



  • An organized team player who can manage multiple tasks



  • Interest in educational product and content creation



  • Min 3.0 GPA



  • Graduation date between 2022 and 2023



Job description


Overall Responsibilities:


Intern will coordinate market research, peer review, and student insight into a variety of digital product and content experiences ranging from text, art, video, multimedia, virtual labs, and simulations, to online homework and problem sets for a higher education student audience.



  • Provide valuable input on defining and developing products. * Use research, digital experience, and analytics to propose product strategy * Identify which customers to target/key jobs to be done * Evaluate competitive products




  • Coordinate and manage in partnership with Content & Product Managers the review process for new content and capabilities. These responsibilities include, but are not limited to:



    • Sending out surveys, writing questionnaires, setting up focus groups with qualified faculty and students

    • Collating survey results



  • Assist with organizing internal communications and planning for product initiatives. Will be working with technical and customer facing teams, helping to collect feedback, organize and share data through customized dashboards and reports. Provide help with establishing tools and processes for improved content management and information sharing across the organization.



  • Be part of a culture that promotes partnership, teamwork, and innovation



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. 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.


Qualifications



  • Enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program



  • Ability to work autonomously



  • Candidate should be able to communicate in a clear, professional, and effective manner with teams’ members, both internal and external



  • Candidate will interact with several external team members from survey participants, to reviews and authors and should be comfortable doing so.



  • An ability to diagnose issues and identify the steps to correct them will be key



  • Prioritization skills



  • Skilled with Microsoft Office, Teams, Outlook, Excel, and ability to learn new data entry and management systems quickly including Oracle Business Suite



  • An organized team player who can manage multiple tasks



  • Interest in educational product and content creation



  • Min 3.0 GPA



  • Graduation date between 2022 and 2023



Primary Location : US-RE-Remote


Work Locations :


US-Remote


Remote


Job : Project/Temporary Workforce


Organization : Global Product


Employee Status : Fixed Term


Job Type : Internship


Job Level : Entry Level


Shift : Day Job


Job Posting : Apr 7, 2021


Job Unposting : Ongoing


Schedule: : Full-time Temporary


Req ID: 2104882





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