GE Appliances, a Haier company Human Factors Intern in Louisville, Kentucky
USA, Louisville, KY
Job Posting Title
Human Factors Intern
GE Appliances is seeking an intern to work with seasoned human factors experts, UX and Industrial Designers. Our team supports an enormously diverse product portfolio and answers a large array of research questions. During this 6-month internship, you will gain hands-on experience with a diverse human factors toolset, domain applications, and methodologies such as virtual human modeling, ergonomic evaluations, eye tracking, accessibility, hardware/ software prototyping, and in person as well as remote usability testing. Be a part of a collaborative culture where your talent can shape the new generation of consumer appliances and HF research methods!
What you will Learn & Do
Design, execute, and conduct analysis of user research for a variety of appliances and mobile apps.
Conduct rapid, iterative usability testing with a variety of methods.
Reference ergonomic databases and existing literature to synthesize design guidelines.
Synthesize research insights into effective user-centered design.
Set up and maintain a usability lab.
Summarize and interpret quantitative data.
What you need to Succeed
Must be enrolled full-time at an accredited school or university
Undergraduate or Graduate student with a 3.2 GPA or higher
Basic understanding of hypothesis testing and descriptive data analysis.
Basic skills summarizing qualitative and interview data.
Experience with human factors/UX methods (course work or industry experience).
Experience with iterative usability testing procedures and analysis.
Must be willing and able to relocate to Louisville, KY for the 6 month duration of the internship.
GE Appliances is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.