We're hiring students to work part-time with Pearson on campus and help students do well in their courses. You get work experience, and we help more students succeed. It's a win-win!

U.S. applications are now open for the Campus Ambassador position. Apply here.

Canada applications are now open for the Campus Ambassador position. Apply here.

As a Pearson Campus Ambassador you can:

  • Build valuable business and career skills like problem-solving, public speaking, and communication.
  • Expand your professional network, by working side-by-side with faculty, Pearson staff, and others.
  • Express your passion for providing a student voice and helping your peers.
  • Have your work published via social media outlets, internal newsletters, and even Pearson products.

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About the Program

The Pearson Campus Ambassador program is a highly selective North American program for undergraduate students in the US and Canada.

As a Pearson Campus Ambassador, you play a vital role in providing student support to your campus community. You work side-by-side with faculty, students, and Pearson professionals to help your peers succeed in school and provide valuable feedback on Pearson products and services.

You are provided training and professional development, leadership and management opportunities, and are paid an hourly wage. What's not to like? Join the team today!

Responsibilities
  • Lead Pearson technology demonstrations and/or presentations for students and faculty.
  • Create events, activities, and opportunities that help students best use Pearson technologies.
  • Collect campus feedback through focus groups, surveys, and individual interviews.
  • Work with professionals at Pearson to promote current products and shape future ones.
  • Participate in conference calls, team trainings, and regularly scheduled team meetings.
  • Commit to a minimum of one semester/two quarters of service.
  • Average time commitment: 1-5 hours per week.

See the full job description.

Qualifications
  • Students must be enrolled at a college or university in the U.S. or Canada.
  • Students must be a U.S. or Canadian citizen or permanent resident.
  • First, second, and third-year undergraduates of any major may apply.
  • Family members of Pearson employees are not eligible.
Frequently Asked Questions

QUESTIONS

ANSWERS

  • What is the Pearson Campus Ambassador (PCA) program? Is this an internship?

    Pearson Campus Ambassadors serve as advocates to help Pearson better meet students' educational needs and play a vital role in providing a student voice to faculty and Pearson professionals. It is a part-time position and students will be paid hourly for their work.

  • What are the eligibility requirements?

    Eligibility requirements for the Pearson Campus Ambassador position are as follows:

    • Students must be enrolled at a college or university in the U.S. or Canada.
    • If hired, students must be able to provide documentation regarding eligibility to work in the United States or Canada.
    • First, second, and third-year undergraduates of any major may apply.
    • Relatives of Pearson employees are not eligible to apply.
  • How do I apply?

    We only accept online applications for the Pearson Campus Ambassador position. There are two steps to apply for this position:

    • To apply for this position in the United States, you will need to submit your résuméthrough our online Pearson careers page. Canadian Application coming soon.
    • If this is your first Pearson application, first create a profile, then submit your résumé.
    • Add the job to your Job Cart
    • Click Respond to All Jobs in Cart
    • Create a profile, or click 'cancel' to continue
    • Upload and submit your résumé!
  • I've submitted my résumé via the online Pearson careers page. Do I get a confirmation that you've received them?

    No. There are no automated emails sent out through the Pearson careers page. In order to check your application status, you will have to log into the careers page directly and check the status of individual jobs that you have applied for. Due to the number of applicants we are unable to confirm receipt of individual applications.

  • When do I hear back after submitting my online application form and résumé?

    Each applicant is notified of their application status on a rolling basis. Due to the number of applicants, we are unable to respond to phone calls and emails regarding application status. All qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview.

  • I've applied. Now what do I do?

    Thank you for applying! All qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview. Join our Pearson Students Facebook page and follow @Pearson_Student on Twitter for the most current PCA and Pearson Students updates. And feel free to browse this website for other Pearson opportunities that may interest you!

  • What are the responsibilities of a PCA? What does the day-to-day job look like?

    Tasks and responsibilities of a Pearson Campus Ambassador vary by the needs of the students on their campus. Ambassadors typically work no more than five hours per week and interact with students, faculty, and Pearson professionals.

  • What are some of the projects and events PCAs work on?

    Pearson Campus Ambassadors are instrumental in leading classroom presentations on Pearson technologies, hosting tables at book fairs, and capturing video testimonials. They also facilitate focus groups, conduct student surveys, and create projects and events specific to the student experiences on their campuses.

  • Is there any travel involved?

    Pearson Campus Ambassadors may be invited to travel to other campuses or for events, although it is NOT a requirement for the position.

  • How much time commitment is involved?

    The average time commitment is 1-5 hours per week.

  • How are PCAs trained?

    Pearson Campus Ambassadors participate in webinars, video conferences, phone sessions, and some local trainings led by Pearson professionals. They also are trained, mentored and managed by a Regional Campus Ambassador.

  • What is the hourly compensation for a PCA?

    PCAs are paid hourly for their work.

  • How long does each PCA work with Pearson?

    The term of employment for a Pearson Campus Ambassador is at least one semester/two quarters. Ideally, a PCA will work with us for their college career and have opportunities to join the professional staff upon graduation.