🚀 Internship

Intern UK - Associate Software Product Management Analyst

Pearson

2mo ago

🚀 Off-cycle
💻 Remote
Rolling basis

Description

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 qualification delivery and services to life. Support in the role, in 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 members of the team, as each intern will be mentored to help you make the most of the 10-week program.

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Area of Responsibilities

Product

Responsibilities

As Product Owner you will specify business requirements for technology development and delivery. Elaborate requirements into quality user stories on a just in time basis for completion in a development phase ensuring that the stories have clear and valid acceptance criteria and the stories are fit for purpose. Describe, prioritise, and communicate the requirements that really matter to the development teams and answer all related questions. Understand the principles of good software development to make communication with the development team easier. Work with the development team through the development/release cycle to continually reinforce and refine the business goals and to support the development team to understand exactly what is required. Participate in development reviews, planning meetings and retrospectives.
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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.Able to get to the designated Pearson worksite/office for this particular role. The role is hybrid which is generally 80% or so remote, working from home with the requirement to go into a Pearson office (as and when required).We are looking for students in the penultimate year of their degree.
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