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Cengage Group Gale Academic Intern in Des Moines, Iowa

We believe in the power and joy of learning

At Cengage Group, 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://www.cengagegroup.com/about/inclusion-and-diversity/ .

We are currently accepting applications for a paid, virtual internship in Fall 2024. Gale is committed to supporting the future of the humanities and is seeking students who are passionate about history and eager to gain hands-on experience.

As a Gale Academic Intern, you will have the opportunity to develop a range of valuable skills including research, social media management, and event planning. Throughout the internship, you will receive training and networking opportunities from various departments within Gale.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct a research project using the Gale Digital Scholar Lab, our digital humanities tool. Your project will be submitted to the Gale Research Showcase, where it will undergo a peer review process and serve as an exemplary assignment to inspire future users.

  • Develop engaging content to be featured on our blog and social media channels, showcasing the rich and captivating information from Gale's archives.

  • Coordinate and facilitate an on-campus event to educate students and faculty about the valuable resources provided by Gale.

  • Attend weekly virtual lunch and learn sessions to acquire new skills that will support your internship activities and provide opportunities to network with professionals from different departments.

  • Participate in virtual check-ins to receive formal feedback on your performance and progress.

Qualifications:

  • Currently majoring in an Arts & Humanities or Social Science subject area.

  • Possess creativity, leadership qualities, time management skills, and a genuine passion for history and the humanities.

  • Prior experience using Gale resources is a plus, but not required as training will be provided.

Benefits:

  • Pay: $15.00 an hour

  • Flexible work week, 5 hrs per week

  • Network and learn from industry professionals

  • Develop skills in research, writing, content creation, public speaking

  • Featured spotlight of your work on the Gale blog, social media, and within the Gale Research Showcase

If you are a humanities student looking to gain practical experience with a highly respected educational publishing company, this internship offers a unique opportunity to develop your skills, gain business experience, and contribute to our academic community.

To apply, please submit your application including your resume and a cover letter outlining your interest in the internship and how it aligns with your academic and career goals.

Gale, part of Cengage Group, partners with librarians and educators around the world to connect 30 million distinct learners annually to essential digital content through user-friendly technology that enhances experiences and improves learning outcomes. For more than 65 years, Gale has collaborated with academic institutions, schools, and public libraries around the world, empowering discovery and insights that push the boundaries of traditional research and advance learners in all areas of life.

Cengage Group 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 Group 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 Group

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.

Compensation

At Cengage Group, we take great pride in our commitment to providing a comprehensive and rewarding Total Rewards package designed to support and empower our employees. Click here (https://www.cengagegroup.com/news/perspectives/2024/cengage-group-total-rewards-philosophy/) to learn more about our Total Rewards Philosophy .

The full base pay range has been provided for this position. Individual base pay will vary based on work schedule, qualifications, experience, internal equity, and geographic location. Sales roles often incorporate a significant incentive compensation program beyond this base pay range.

$10.75 - $17.50 USD

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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