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Social Impact Intern

What You’ll Do: 
We are seeking an intern to join the Partner Impact Team at Discovery Education. 
As a Partner Impact Intern, you will support an active team of teammates whose role it is to build, grow and launch corporate social responsibly programs, for some of the world’s most innovate companies.  You will learn to build a professional portfolio showcasing your client service skills, your ability to do research and analysis of quantitative and qualitative data and communicate promptly and professionally with internal and external stakeholders.  
You will have the unique opportunity to go above and beyond in your position by proactively reaching out to your colleagues to help with projects and identify and create efficiencies to support your colleagues. This internship is a great opportunity to network and learn more about client service, collaboration, corporate social responsibility, and the k-12 education landscape.  
You will gain hands-on client service experience with the Partner Impact Team’s portfolio of partner programs and have an impact on the teachers & students Discovery Education serves. 
You will:  
  • Take on ad hoc projects to support the Partner Impact Team and their large portfolio of clients 
  • Create monthly metrics reports for partners (Excel & Adobe Acrobat) 
  • Engage with internal and external stakeholders via email and internal office communication platforms 
  • Provide administrative support for the Young Scientist Challenge 
  • Update important internal databases 
If the candidate selected is a current student, the offer will be to participate in the Company's Summer Internship Program. The paid internship program is 8 weeks from June 21, 2022 – August 19, 2022. Students must be able to commit to 20 hours/week employment during the internship. 
This is a PAID internship.   

Who You Are:   
  1. Professional Experience: You have worked in a professional setting in the past, supporting a team and collaborating with others, to achieve toward a common goal or complete a project.   
  2. Knowledge & Skills: Problem solving skills, strong email communication skills, critical thinking skills, self-discipline, a collaborative mindset, well-developed interpersonal and communication skills, adaptability, and a strong sense of initiative when it comes to projects and personal portfolio building 
  3. Education: (Associates, Bachelors, Master) or equivalent combination of education and work experience 
  4. Technical Skills: Microsoft Office Suite (especially Excel & PPT), Zoom, data collection, Adobe Acrobat, Outlook, and Slack 
  5. Communication Skills: Excellent written and oral communication as well as strong interpersonal skills 
  6. Self-Motivation and Self-Starter: Driven self-starter and problem solver; ability to manage/prioritize multiple tasks, proactively manage numerous projects, and prioritize competing timelines; demonstrate a problem solving/ solution-oriented approach 
  7. Learning Orientation: Always willing to learn something new, not rigid in beliefs or expectations  
  8. Focus on Diversity: Have a demonstrated ability to understand, accept and engage with people of diverse backgrounds. 
  9. Sense of Humor: Because we all need to laugh sometimes  
  10. Legal right to work in the United States 

Directions to Apply: 
Please apply through our Career Page to be considered.  Ensure that you are uploading one document that includes both your essay along with your resume. The internship committee will review all submissions and contact those whose experience is the best fit for the project. Deadline for submission is 5/7/2022. Any submissions, after the deadline, may not be considered. 
The essay should be up to 500 words and answer to the following: 
1 – What your career aspirations are. 
2 – Why you feel that you are the right fit for this internship project? 
3 – What experience you hope to gain from the project or internship. 
For more information and to apply, visit our career site at or contact us directly at! 

Who We Are: 
What makes Discovery Education a GREAT fit for you? We are the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms, and we partner with districts, states, and like-minded organizations to provide teachers with customized solutions that support the success of all learners.  When you join the Discovery Education team, you become part of a fast-growing global organization that is empowering educators with the digital tools and professional learning they need to connect students to the real-world.  
For candidates interested in taking their next career step in the educational technology space, Discovery Education offers the fast pace and excitement of working for a startup, the support of an established organization, and the opportunity to be on the front lines of innovation in an industry that is always growing and transforming. Team members enjoy a high-energy, purpose-driven work environment — as well as tremendous opportunities to grow, learn and make a difference. We are an organization focused on diversity and inclusivity that provides opportunities to engage with people from variety of backgrounds. If you like working with a curious, collaborative, high-performing team, Discovery Education is the place for you. 
Living Our Values: 
Discovery Education is a company that lives and breathes its Values.  By doing so, we position our organization to continue leading the education technology world. 
Our Values: 
INNOVATION: We drive a culture of innovation within our organization and with our partners to prepare leaders of tomorrow. 
CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT: We commit to continuous improvement by anticipating and adapting to the changing needs of our partners and the educational landscape. 
EMPOWERMENT: We empower all learners by providing highly engaging, relevant experiences our partner’s trust. 
INTEGRITY: We hold ourselves to the highest-standards and conduct ourselves with integrity in all that we do. 
COMMUNITY: We connect and support our global community of learners. 
INCLUSIVITY: We strive to build a company with people from diverse backgrounds, so we can better enable all learners to reach their highest potential regardless of race, gender, socio-economic standing, sexual orientation, language, ability, location, or technology. 
Discovery Education is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery Education is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.