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Cengage Learning Corporate Strategy Intern in Boston, Massachusetts

We believe in the power and joy of learning.

At Cengage, our employees have a direct impact in helping students around the world discover the power and joy of learning. We are bonded by our shared purpose – driving innovation that helps millions of learners improve their lives and achieve their dreams through education.

Our culture values diversity, engagement, and discovery.

Our business is driven by our strong culture, and we know that creating an inclusive and diverse workplace is absolutely essential to the success of our company and our learners, as well as our individual well-being. We recognize the value of diverse perspectives in everything we do, and strive to ensure employees of all levels and backgrounds feel empowered to voice their ideas and bring their authentic selves to work. We achieve these priorities through inclusive programs, benefits, and initiatives that are integrated into the fabric of how we work every day. To learn more, please see https://corporate.cengage.com/about/inclusion-and-diversity/.

What you'll do:

We're seeking an intern to join the Corporate Strategy team. The Corporate Strategy team supports the Executive Team to set the vision and direction of Cengage, and works with the portfolio businesses to deliver that ambition. The team also takes on critical pan-Cengage projects that will have a big impact on our trajectory as a company.

As an intern within Corporate Strategy, you should expect to gain exposure to all aspects of strategy work at Cengage including support for strategy dialogue at the top of the company and working embedded within businesses to solve frontline problems. Through mentorship from senior members of the Corporate Strategy team, you will help to conduct analysis for Cengage’s key strategic initiatives. In addition, you’ll have the opportunity to network with and learn from leaders across the Cengage strategy community, most of whom have experience working at top consulting firms. This internship would suit candidates with an interest in business strategy & operations and seeking to build skills like problem solving, managing trade-offs, and articulating complex ideas.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Partner on providing support analysis in key strategic and operational topics (examples of work: customer and internal interviews, data analysis, workflow development, meeting facilitation, recommendations to senior leaders)

  • Learn how to approach and run large-scale, needle-moving technology and operations initiatives

  • Support the financial, strategic, and operational evaluation of how we work and how that translates to savings for students around the world

  • Attend numerous training and networking events to learn fundamental presentation and analysis skills, in addition to meeting professionals with varied backgrounds in consulting, investment banking, and education

Skills you will need:

  • Strong knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint. Ability to produce clear reports and presentations

  • Experience with SQL, Access, and/or other databases a plus

What to expect:

  • 37.5 hour work week, Monday to Friday, June through August. This role will be based out of our Boston office and will collaborate virtually with teams across locations

  • Competitive pay, paid holidays

  • Tools and training provided for internship and career success

  • Exposure to a variety of projects and leaders who can help you grow and build connections

  • Experience working on meaningful projects

  • For top performing interns, an opportunity to work with Cengage on a full-time basis upon graduation.

Cengage is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, marital status, parental status, cultural background, organizational level, work styles, tenure and life experiences. Or for any other reason. You may view Cengage’s EEO/Affirmative Action Policy signed by CEO Michael Hansen (https://p.widencdn.net/pdvq6j/EEO_Policy_Statement_January_2017) and Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law notice (http://embed.widencdn.net/pdf/plus/cengage/ybs5gt19ik/eeopost-merged.pdf) by visiting their corresponding links.

Cengage is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations.ta@cengage.com or you may call us at +1 (617) 289-7917.

About Cengage

Cengage, an education technology company serving millions of learners in 165 countries and territories, advances the way students learn through quality, digital experiences. We serve the K-12, higher education, professional, library, English language teaching, and workforce training markets worldwide. We believe that through the power and joy of learning, students can enrich their lives and achieve their dreams – no matter their age, experience, abilities, or environment. Our industry-leading products and services make education more accessible and affordable, including Cengage Unlimited, the first-of-its-kind all-access digital subscription service. Visit us at http://www.cengage.com/or find us on LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/cengage-learning/mycompany/) , Facebook, or Twitter (https://urldefense.com/v3/__https:/twitter.com/CengageLearning__;!!MXVguWEtGgZw!aJM6MqVIQGDoWSYaJ6CU3EZyn3SnQfIs5kCHxkrWiy4_XmXapqpMK0qgZUq02AuBC1E$) .

Cengage Group, a global education technology company serving millions of learners, provides affordable, quality digital products and services that equip students with the skills and competencies needed to be job ready. For more than 100 years, we have enabled the power and joy of learning with trusted, engaging content, and now, integrated digital platforms.

We serve the higher education, workforce skills, secondary education, English language teaching and research markets worldwide. Through our scalable technology, including MindTap and Cengage Unlimited, we support all learners who seek to improve their lives and achieve their dreams through education.

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