Intern - DE&I - Taskforce Coordinator at Pearson

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PEARSON INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Production & Digital Studio (P&DS) Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) Taskforce Coordinator

Pearson Interns - Helping shape the future of education

Why join Pearson's intern program?

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. 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.

We're looking for the next generation of talented undergraduates to join our team for an unforgettable 11-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 11-week program. There will also be an end of program project and presentation. This is a remote internship opportunity.

We foster a work environment that's inclusive as well as diverse, where our people can be themselves. Every idea and perspective is valued to ensure our products reflect the people we serve - our teachers and learners.

What Does the Internship Program Offer?

Successful candidates will spend 11 weeks working with our Production & Digital Studio (P&DS) teams.

You will be paid for the duration of your internship. The internship begins on Monday, June 6th and ends Wednesday, August 17th, 2022.

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

  • Ability to discuss issues and communicate with a wide variety of individuals and groups
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Ability to create content to deadline and with attention to detail, focusing on understanding and pitching to a target audience
  • A strategic thinker and listener with good problem-solving techniques
  • An organized team player who can manage multiple tasks
  • Familiarity with Microsoft applications, specifically Word, PowerPoint and Excel, and an interest in technology
  • Min 3.0 GPA
  • Graduation date between 2023 and 2024

Job description

  • Support Inclusive hiring practices
  • Support managers with diverse hiring panel usage
  • Support senior leadership team in reviewing and responding to feedback on inclusive hiring training
  • Assist in removing identified blockers to progress
  • Curate and help design learning experiences and path ways
  • Support DE&I training development within P&DS
  • Support creation of manager toolkit for employee development
  • Data analysis and reporting on various projects within the DE&I taskforce
  • Develop P&DS community
  • Facilitate Coffee Hours
  • Newsletter design
  • Increase community engagement
  • Assist development of video interviews of employees
  • Evaluation of new starter onboarding processes such as the Buddy Scheme and senior leadership meet-and-greet
  • Organization, creation, maintenance and linking of MS tools

As required by the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, Pearson provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is $7,350 - $11,000. This position is not bonus or benefits eligible.

Job: PROJECT/TEMPORARY WORKFORCE

Organization: Higher Education

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 3432
More Information on Pearson
Pearson operates in the Edtech industry. The company is located in Chandler, AZ, Iowa City, IA, Minneapolis, MN, Tupelo, MS, Concord, NH, Hoboken, NJ, Albuquerque, NM and San Antonio, TX. Pearson was founded in 1871. It has 29811 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 1658 open jobs at Pearson, click here.
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