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Recruiting Intern

What You’ll Do: 
We are seeking an intern to join our Recruiting and Corporate HR team to help us better understand the EdTech competitor and talent markets so we can identify and hire top talent, build an even more diverse workforce and further become an employer of choice in our space.  
If you enjoy research, storytelling, connecting with others and are interested in gaining more experience in Corporate HR and Recruiting, this is the internship for you! Your work will have a direct impact on our company’s growth and help shape our future workforce. 
During your internship you will: 
  • Research our competitors and identify our talent attraction and recruiting strengths and weaknesses vis a vis our competitors. 
  • Monitor and analyze the conversations on social media channels around our candidate experience and those of our competitors (social listening). 
  • Conduct 1 on 1 “interviews” with recent hires who have either come from or interviewed with our competitors. 
  • Help build recruitment tools such as talent scorecards, heatmaps and other products that help our internal clients and the recruiting team attract and hire the talent we need.  
What you can expect from us: 
  • High visibility and exposure to multiple Discovery Education internal groups. 
  • Support and mentorship from our entire recruitment team and your internship mentor. 
  • A greater understanding of and experience gathering talent and competitive intelligence. 
  • Experience building talent acquisition tools. 
  • Hands-on project management and talent acquisition experience. 
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. Interest in Talent Acquisition  
  2. Working on a degree in HR, Organization Development, Business or a similar field. 
  3. Social media enthusiast who knows where to go and find the buzz. 
  4. Great communicator with storytelling abilities. 
  5. A connector who can quickly build rapport with others. 
  6. Not afraid to ask questions. 
  7. Able to analyze data and identify themes. 
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.