Position title
Yahoo Summer Intern User Experience Research Intern
Description

Yahoo, one of the world's leading technology companies, is offering a unique opportunity for aspiring User Experience (UX) Researchers to join their summer internship program in Irvine. As a UX Research Intern, you will work closely with experienced researchers to gain hands-on experience in designing, conducting, and analyzing user research studies to improve Yahoo's products and services.

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Responsibilities

As a User Experience Research Intern, you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Conducting user research studies, including usability testing, surveys, and interviews
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams, including designers, engineers, and product managers, to identify research needs and prioritize research projects
  • Analyzing research data and presenting insights to stakeholders
  • Creating research reports and documentation to share findings and recommendations
  • Contributing to the development and improvement of Yahoo's user research process and methodologies
Qualifications

To be considered for the internship, you must meet the following qualifications:

  • Currently pursuing a bachelor's or master's degree in Human-Computer Interaction, Psychology, or a related field
  • Have a strong academic record
  • Passionate about user research and improving user experiences
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to work in a team environment
  • Familiarity with research methods and tools, such as usability testing, surveys, and interviews
  • Strong communication skills and ability to present research findings to stakeholders
Experience

While prior experience in UX research is not required, relevant work experience or internships will be a plus.

Skills
  • Attention to detail and ability to multitask
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office or Google Suite
  • Familiarity with research tools such as Qualtrics, UserTesting, or Optimal Workshop
Job Benefits

As an intern, you will have the opportunity to work on real-world projects that impact Yahoo's products and services. You will also receive a competitive salary, comprehensive training, and mentorship from experienced UX Researchers. Additionally, you will have access to Yahoo's state-of-the-art facilities and resources and the opportunity to network with professionals in the technology industry.

Contacts

To apply for the Yahoo User Experience Research Internship in Irvine, please visit the Yahoo career page and submit your application. For any questions or inquiries, please contact Yahoo's HR department at hr@yahoo.com.

Join us this summer and gain valuable experience in user research and contribute to improving user experiences at Yahoo!

Employment Type
Intern
Duration of employment
6 months
Job Location
Irvine, California, USA, Irvine, California, 92602, USA
Working Hours
8
Base Salary
€10-€20 Per hour
Date posted
May 12, 2024
Valid through
May 2, 2024
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