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2019 Summer Design Internship - User Experience Researcher - New York City - San Francisco - Seattle

COMPANY

 

Uber

LOCATION

 

San Francisco, CA, US

Description

At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 600 cities around the world.

 

We welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to help build a future where everyone and everything can move independently. If you have the curiosity, passion, and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let’s move the world forward, together.

**Please submit your portfolio along with your resume for consideration. All submissions will be reviewed and considered for openings across our 3 locations. Qualified candidates will be contacted in early 2019 for next steps.**

 

 

About the Role

 

Our UX Research Team is seeking research interns to help us develop innovative new products and services. The work is fascinating. You’ll work among best-in-class design researchers, designers, product managers, and design-oriented engineers in a fast-paced, rapidly growing, hybrid (technology/operations) environment.

What You’ll Do

  • Define quantitative and/or qualitative UX research questions in collaboration with Designers, Researchers, Engineers and Product Managers
  • Examine existing insights and product designs to generate hypotheses and plan high-impact research
  • Prioritize and drive research to improve the user experience
  • Communicate findings to stakeholders on the team
  • Make research findings convincing and actionable for both research experts and non-experts 

 

What You’ll Need

  • Pursuing MS degree in Human-Computer Interaction, Information Science, Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Anthropology, or a related field or equivalent practical experience
  • Experience conducting qualitative and/or quantitative research, ideally with at least one project to show you've worked in this domain

 

Bonus Points If

  • Pursuing a PhD degree in Human-Computer Interaction, Information Science, Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Anthropology, or a related field
  • Relevant work experience with User Experience or Human-Computer Interaction teams
  • Track record of demonstrating excellent command of research methods that impact organizational or product decisions

 

About the Team

 

The UX Research team works to drive product innovation and build empathy with our users. At Uber we ship products on a global scale for a wide range of users, and the UX Research team is a central part of how we build reliable and delightful experiences. Our team leverages a wide range of both qualitative and quantitative approaches to uncover insights and bring the voice of the user into product development. Learn more about the Design Team and our work at https://www.uber.design.

 

We have openings in our New York, San Francisco, and Seattle studios.

 

If you intern with us in Seattle, you could join one of 2 teams:

  • Rider
  • Driver

 

If you intern with us in San Francisco, you could join one of many talented teams:

  • Rider
  • Driver
  • Safety
  • Data
  • Marketplace
  • Uber Everything

 

If you intern with us in New York City, you could join our UberEverything teams:

Uber Everything

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