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User Experience (UX) Researcher Intern – 2023 (US)

Job ID: 2141799 | Amazon.com Services LLC

DESCRIPTION

By applying to this position, your application will be considered for all UX Researcher Intern roles at all locations we hire for in the United States including but not limited to: Greater Seattle Area (Seattle, Bellevue, Redmond), Greater Bay Area (San Francisco, Sunnyvale, Santa Clara), Greater DMV (DC, MD, VA), Austin (TX), New York City (NY), Minneapolis (MN).

Design at Amazon has been growing steadily in reach and impact—from devices to fashion, delivery logistics to search and streaming video, from voice and sound to physical retail, and more—all while creating and cultivating experiences that touch Amazon customers everywhere, every day. Amazon design teams include every flavor of UI, UX, visual, motion, illustration, brand, and marketing design roles—as well as design technologists, researchers, writers, and more. Check out https://amazon.design/ , and come build the future with us.

As a UX Research Intern you will need to think strategically, be creative, and negotiate design solutions in relation to business goals. Help collect and analyze user behavior through lab studies, field visits, ethnography, surveys, benchmark studies, server logs and online experiments. You will identify and incorporate complex technical and business requirements into research and help advocate research findings to diverse audiences through written reports and in-person presentations.
Amazon internships are full-time (40 hours/week) for 12 consecutive weeks with start dates in May - July 2023. Applicants should have at a minimum one quarter/semester remaining after their internship concludes.

We’re on the lookout for the curious, those who think big and want to define the world of tomorrow.

At Amazon, you will grow into the high impact, visionary person you know you’re ready to be. Every day will be filled with exciting new challenges, developing new skills, and achieving personal growth.

How often can you say that your work changes the world? At Amazon, you’ll say it often. Join us and define tomorrow.

Key job responsibilities
• Define and execute a comprehensive research plan.
• Identify best method or mix of quantitative and qualitative methods based on priorities, research questions, timeline, and resourcing.
• Design, conduct, and analyze results from 1-3 studies including usability lab studies, remote research, field studies, and survey design.
• Identify best method or mix of quantitative and qualitative methods based on priorities, research questions, timeline, and resourcing.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

• Currently working towards a Master's Degree in Human-Centered Interaction, Statistics, Psychology, Design, Computer Science, or other equivalent discipline, with an expected conferral date between October 2023 – September 2026.
• Knowledge reviewing user research and data to build a strategic and user-friendly design.
• Creative materials demonstrating past work experience and deliverables (e.g., study plans, reports, portfolio).

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

• Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal and analytical skills; the ability to communicate complex concepts clearly and persuasively across different audiences and varying levels of the organization.
• A passion and capacity to advocate on behalf of our users.
• User research or other experience from a technical field, such as software development, systems management or similar.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Pursuant to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $6,542.00/month in our lowest geographic market up to $13,175.00/month in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.


Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.