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Business Analyst - Technology Internship

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THE OPPORTUNITY

Scholastic is seeking a college student to take part in the Software Technology Services (STS) Internship Program for Summer 2019. The role is catered towards university students with experience in Business, Technology, or Management who will be working to support critical projects for our businesses by helping translate requirements into user stories for technical development. A Business Analyst is responsible for ensuring the needs of the business and customers are being met, through testing new development features and assessing the impact of those features. The ideal candidate for this role requires strong communication skills, the ability to manage projects, and a commitment to deliver the highest quality in all projects. Being analytically minded, detail oriented, and passionate about making a difference is a must for this role.

About Scholastic

Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) is the world’s largest publisher and distributor of children’s books, a leading provider of print and digital instructional materials for pre-K to grade 12, and a producer of educational and entertaining children’s media. The Company creates quality books and eBooks, print and technology-based learning materials and programs, classroom magazines and other products that, in combination, offer schools customized and comprehensive solutions to support children’s learning both at school and at home. The Company also makes quality, affordable books available to all children through school-based book clubs and book fairs. With a 95-year history of service to schools and families, Scholastic continues to carry out its commitment to "Open a World of Possible" for all children.

About STS

Scholastic Technology Services (STS) is Scholastic’s global technology organization. STS is investing in the people, technologies, and processes needed to meet our mission statement “to become a leading technology organization and provider of best in class services to Scholastic and our customers.”


RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Proactively seeks to understand each division’s business objectives and the value they provide
• Understand how the business objectives intersect with technology, and helps translate those objectives into functional requirements
• Serves as a contributing member of agile scrum teams, helping to build exciting new software and technical capabilities
• Analyzes and understands requirements following software development lifecycle methodologies
• Communicates requirements to tech teams and vendors and with meticulous attention to detail
• Supports the product owner or product managers in the businesses by helping to manage the backlog of requirements in the form of user stories
• Facilitates business and technology discussions regarding schedule and priority
• Facilitates the implementation of operational and business requirement

HOW YOU CAN FIT:

• Must be a rising senior currently enrolled in an accredited program or university

• Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, including strong presentation skills
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Ability to quickly learn and adapt to new technologies and programs
• Ability to quickly understand the scope of the project and identify key success and risk factors
• Must be able to clearly and regularly communicate status, issues, and risks to project stakeholders
• Must be highly organized and have the ability to manage competing priorities
• Flexibility and adaptability to adjust and alter approach promptly and efficiently, when needed

Preferred Skills and Knowledge (not required for consideration):

• Experience in structured SDLC methodology, such as Agile
• Understanding of systems integration
• Understanding of how back-end and web-based systems interface with each other
• Experience with project tracking/ documentation tools
• Familiarity with SEO and UX best practices
• Knowledge of publishing industry or multi-channel product management

Equal Employment Opportunity

Scholastic is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our policy is clear: there shall be no discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, or status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam veteran.


Those factors shall not influence the determination of qualifications for a job or other opportunity within the company. Further, all personnel actions (such as compensation, tuition aid, benefits, transfers, promotions, and dismissals, company-sponsored training, social and recreational programs) shall be administered without discrimination. To view the full EOE policy, click here.

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