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[INTERN] Intel Summer User Experience Prototyping intern

Internship in User Experience Prototyping @ Intel Labs:

User Experience Research



The User Experience Research (UXR) group in Intel Labs is currently accepting applications for a User Experience Prototyping intern who is currently enrolled in a master’s or PhD program and matriculating toward a degree. The successful candidate will be joining a world-class team of industry researchers with a wide variety of disciplinary backgrounds, including: social scientists, design researchers, interaction designers, human factors engineers, strategic planners, technology innovators, hardware engineers, and computer scientists. The Intel Labs intern will work with a collaborative team to design, prototype, document, and evangelize proposed user experiences in order to further the Lab’s research agenda in Open Platforms.

This is a full-time, paid position. The length of the internship is 12 weeks over the summer; the details of start- and end-dates will be coordinated with other interns working on the same program. Candidates must be willing to relocate to the Santa Clara, California area for the duration of the internship. Relocation assistance is available through Intel.



Job responsibilities will include but will not be limited to:

• Design, research, and building of prototypes that explore future technology experiences on Intel Open Platforms (e.g. Galileo, Edison, or beyond)

• Extensive collaboration with design and research team members to synthesize user research, and develop/visualize product concepts, interaction schemes, and user experiences

• Contributing to the development of a user experience strategy for emerging technologies, positioning projects within the context of Intel’s business, industry/ecosystem developments, and emerging consumer behaviors


The ideal candidate will also demonstrate the following:

• Experience working on collaborative team projects in interaction design, information architecture, and/or design for digital experiences

Experience with iterative prototyping within a design process

• Interest in convergent digital-physical interfaces

• Visual design skills and experience, and demonstrated familiarity with Photoshop and Illustrator

• Excellent written/verbal communication and presentation skills

• Wild creativity paired with strong analytical and logical problem-solving skills

• High tolerance for a dynamic work environment with rapidly changing priorities



Minimum Requirements

• Current enrollment in a master’s or PhD program in Computer Science, Engineering, Human Factors, Applied Arts, Design or related discipline

• 1+ years demonstrated practical experience with computer programming (e.g. JavaScript, Python, C, C++, CSS, HTML, Qt)



Preferred Qualifications

• 1+ years demonstrated practical experience with interactive prototyping tools such as Arduino, Processing, OpenFrameworks

• 1+ years demonstrated practical experience working in Open Source communities (hardware or software)



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