Position title
UX Research Intern Spring 2023
Description

We’re looking for an intern to support our UX research team! During this internship, you will help our UX research team with conducting research to improve the free InReach App (the world’s first tech platform matching LGBTQ+ people with safe, verified resources). We are seeking someone who has a background in social and behavioral sciences or human-computer interaction (HCI).

INTERNSHIP SCHEDULE & COMPENSATION
  • Spring 2023 Internship Dates: Tuesday, January 17 – Friday, April 21, 2023
  • Required Hours Per Week: 10 hours (*interns who would like to work more than 10 hours per week are welcome to sign-up for multiple shift times, per the below schedule)
  • Spring 2023 Intern Shift Times: All interns will sign-up for at least one of the following shift windows:
    • Shift #1: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: From 3:30pm-6pm EST / 12:30pm-3pm PST
    • Shift #2: Tuesday, Friday: From 1pm-6pm EST / 10am-3pm PST
    • Shift #3: Monday - Friday: 4pm-6pm EST / 1pm-3pm PST
    • Shift #4: Monday - Friday: 5pm-7pm EST / 2pm-4pm PST

*Note: This internship is remote and unpaid. InReach staff is happy to submit forms on behalf of interns who would like to earn academic credit from their universities for this internship. Interns may also opt to extend this internship into InReach’s Summer 2023 internship program.

Responsibilities
  • Report to our volunteer UX Research Lead.
  • Assist with conducting research, including remote usability interviews and note taking during sessions.
  • Additional ad hoc interview and recruitment tasks for the UX research team, as needed.
Qualifications
  • Obtained or pursuing a bachelor’s or graduate degree (e.g. B.A., B.S., M.A., M.S.).
  • Experience in social and behavioral sciences (e.g. psychology, anthropology, sociology, journalism) or human-computer interaction (HCI).
  • You are comfortable using online communication tools (e.g. G Suite, Slack, Asana).
  • The ability to follow instructions and work independently in a remote environment.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish is a plus.
  • Strong interest in LGBTQ+ and refugee rights, and technology for social good.
SAMPLE INTERNSHIP BENEFITS
  • Gain hands-on experience in UX research and build your portfolio.
  • Professional development opportunities such as intern networking circles and virtual coffee chats with InReach staff and volunteers.
  • Interns will also have the opportunity to receive a letter of reference from InReach upon successful completion of the internship.
Employment Type
Intern
Beginning of employment
Tuesday, January 17, 2023
Duration of employment
Tuesday, January 17 – Friday, April 21, 2023
Job Location
Remote work from: USA
Base Salary
$Unpaid internship
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Position: UX Research Intern Spring 2023

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