Vacancy Details

Education Technology Market Research Internship- Exclusive to UCL Summer Internship Scheme
Location: London
Position: Market Research
Salary: £9.75 per hour (London Living Wage)
Date Posted: 20 March 2017
Vacancy Type: UCL Internship
Job Description:
Company: CENTURY Tech
Job title: Education Technology Market Research Intern
Job type: Summer Internship
Location: Torrington Place, London WC1E 7HP
£9.75 Per hour (London Living Wage)
Start Date: 12th June 2017
Duration: 8 weeks full-time from 12th June until 4th August 2017
Application Deadline: 11am Monday 3rd April 2017
The Company

CENTURY Tech is an adaptive learning platform that combines artificial intelligence, data science & cognitive neuroscience to deliver a game-changing education. Artificial intelligence technology provides students with a personalised learning path that recommends the best topics to study next. All messaging on the platform is personalised and grounded in cognitive neuroscience to encourage a growth mindset. 

Educators are provided with real-time, actionable student data, empowering them to make a real difference to their learners with effective and timely interventions. At the same time, the platform automates routine tasks such as, marking formative assessments, managing data and setting & tracking homework, freeing teachers to focus on what matters most: teaching.

CENTURY is currently focused on the UK KS4 market and corporate training. However, we are also exploring vocational training and moving into the international market.

The aim of the internship

The UCL intern will help us gain an in depth understanding of the many different market segments within education. Their research and analysis of the market will be shared with the team and used to influence our marketing campaigns and strategy moving forward.

Additionally, we will ask them to share their experience using the platform and to make suggestions they may have regarding improvements, adjustments and new features. This input will help to shape the future development and design of the platform.
Activities, duties and responsibilities
The role will include but not be limited to the following activities
  • Market research

  • Data analysis

  • Data entry

  • Creating, sending and tracking email campaigns

  • Uploading digital content to the platform

Skills and/ or experience that would be useful for this internship - applications will be shortlisted on this criteria

  • Attention to detail
  • The ability to analyse information
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent computer skills (we predominantly use the Google Suite)
  • The content we will be creating this summer will be GCSE level biology and chemistry, therefore we would ideally like to hire an intern who would be comfortable creating GCSE-level content in these subjects.
Please note: If you are successful in being made an offer from the company for this internship, you will need to complete an Internship Agreement Letter and return this to UCL Careers before the internship starts.
Benefits and tangible skills/ experience the intern will gain at the end of this internship
  • In depth understanding of the education and education technology markets

  • Gain experience across several areas of the business including partnerships, marketing and strategy

  • Have helped create marketing campaigns

  • Work within a fast paced, fast growth start-up

  • Advance analytical and research skills

This opportunity is part of the UCL Careers Summer Internship Scheme. Part of the wage for the successful intern is provided by Santander Universities, but the successful intern will be paid the full amount through the host company's payroll as normal.

Note: By applying for this vacancy below, you confirm that you are a current UCL student, recent UCL graduate or member of UCL research staff only. You must submit a cover letter tailored specifically to this role as part of the application.

Due to the high amount of interest that we receive for each of our roles, we will unfortunately be unable to respond to each application individually. Only successful applicants will be contacted directly by the recruiter offering this vacancy.

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