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Intern - P&DS Project Assistant

Company: Pearson
Location: Jefferson City
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Intern - P&DS Project Assistant - ( 2107291 )



Intern - P&DS Project Assistant- Global Product - Production & Digital Studio

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 a 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 within our Production & Digital Studio teams.

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

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.

Job description

  • Support Job Description Review & Refresh Project within P&DS

  • Build database of all P&DS job descriptions

  • Research external roles similar to P&DS jobs

  • Analyze and report on internal & external data gathered.

  • Coordinate and work with extended leadership team within P&DS to gather feedback and report on feedback as related to JD Review & Refresh Project

  • Build dashboard of current JD data across P&DS

  • Contribute to the creation of new role profiles/descriptions that are fit for purpose for the future of the P&DS organization.

  • Use internal systems and tools to build reports and analyze data.

  • Contribute to the creation of a standard regular report that provides key metrics data on the progress of the project on a scheduled bases

  • Assist with presenting data in a visually appealing way

  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Graduation date between 2021 and 2023

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

  • Strong communication skills with the ability to discuss any issues with a wide variety of individuals and groups

  • Self-starter, curious mindset and confident

  • Ability to work towards a deadline and with attention to detail, focusing on understanding and pitching to a target audience

  • An organized team player who can manage multiple tasks, work independently and think strategically

  • Familiarity with Microsoft applications, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook etc. and an interest in technology

Note: Job can be based anywhere in the US, but West Coast would be ideal or preferred.

The anticipated starting salary range for Colorado-based individuals expressing interest in this position is $20- $25/ hour. This position is not bonus eligible.

Benefits available to eligible employees can be seen at:

Primary Location : US-RE-Remote

Work Locations :



Job : Project/Temporary Workforce

Organization : Global Product

Employee Status : Fixed Term

Job Type : Internship

Job Level : Entry Level

Shift : Day Job

Job Posting : May 20, 2021

Job Unposting : Ongoing

Schedule: : Full-time Temporary

Req ID: 2107291

Keywords: Pearson, Jefferson City , Intern - P&DS Project Assistant, Other , Jefferson City, Missouri

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