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Pearson Education

Intern - Business Analyst Solutions Management (2112193)

Business Development

Analyst

Yearly

No

Durham, North Carolina, United States

PEARSON DIGITAL & TECHNOLOGY INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Business Analyst - Solutions Management

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

Job Description

As a Business 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, translating those into defined requirements ready for software engineering and architecture along with assisting the business in adopting the functionality, troubleshooting issues, and coordinating development dependencies across teams.

What does the 10 weeks involve?

Interns will develop a broad knowledge of business analysis at Pearson, completing rotational work with a number of teams focused on different business functionalities: narrative authoring, assessment authoring, video and audio development, rendering, and so on. There will also be an opportunity to work and contribute to solutions management strategic initiatives.

Minimum Requirements

  • 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 a 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 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: 2112193