2024 Spring - User Experience Research Intern

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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Job Description

*When can you expect to hear back? * We like to attend all career fairs and recruitment events before closing our positions. That means, this position may be open without response for a couple of weeks to give us time to wrap up the recruitment season. Please see our tentative timeline below so you know when to expect to hear back from us! All postings close: September 24, 2023 at 11:59 CT Interviews: Early October Offers: By end of October *2024 Start Dates: * This position has opportunities to start in the Spring. Please see our start dates below. Spring Internships: Monday, January 8, 2024 20/hours per week max (flexible around your class schedule) Summary The UX Research Intern will support researchers in conducting qualitative and quantitative research that covers the breadth of customer experiences. This role will help collect evidence and insights will be used to proactively solve feature-level problems. Responsibilities Support and may start to conduct research throughout the product development process from concept to release, leveraging methods such as usability testing, online experiments, interviews, surveys, observation, and other techniques to understand users Assist researchers in organizing, analyzing and synthesizing qualitative and quantitative data to surface key insights and findings Help researchers craft needed materials for research activities, such as research plans, moderator’s guides, surveys, and workshop templates that align methods and scope with needs and constraints Assist researchers in collaborating with User Experience Designers, Product Managers, and Software Engineers to discover and prioritize user experience opportunities with new and existing products What You'll Need Education Progress toward BA/BS or higher in Psychology, Human Computer Interaction, or related discipline (or relevant experience) Skills Skilled in one or more relevant user research methods is a plus Ability to adapt in a fast-paced environment Ability to work well in a cross-functional team Strong written and verbal communication skills Strong interpersonal, negotiation and collaboration skills Attention to detail Experience Experience with qualitative and quantitative research methods is a plus Travel Requirements Minimal travel Working Conditions & Physical Requirements Reliable internet access for any period of time working remotely, not in a Workiva office. Sponsorship requirements: Must be authorized to work in the United States and not require sponsorship now or in the future. How You’ll Be Rewarded: Salary range in the US: $28.00 - $28.00 401(k) participation and match Paid sick leave A unique opportunity to further your learning experience through additional internship seasons *Where You’ll Work * Our values drive how we work and who we hire. You will see these values ingrained in how we support our customers, work with team members, build our products and in the work environment we’ve created. Customer Success: Always delight our customers. Trust: Rely on each other. Integrity: Do the right thing, every time. Collaboration: Share resources and work together. Innovation: Keep creating solutions and finding better ways. Inclusion: Support a diverse community where we all belong. Accountability: Be responsible for your success and failure. We believe our people are our greatest asset, and our unique culture gives employees the opportunity to make an impact everyday. We give our employees the freedom and resources they need-backed by our culture of collaboration and diverse thought-to continue innovating and breaking new ground. We hire talented people with a wide range of skills and experiences who are eager to tackle some of today’s most challenging problems. *At Workiva, You’ll Enjoy: * Intern Environment: Workiva was ranked a top 100 internship program by WayUp and ranked #20 in Best Places to Work for a reason! Our interns have the opportunity to participate in mentoring, professional development, networking, and flexible hours during their internship. We continually strive to provide numerous resources to build not just excellent interns, but excellent business professionals. Real Work Experience: Workiva interns are treated as full-time employees and are allowed the freedom to contribute to real work that truly impacts Workiva and it’s operations. From writing code in our production environment to directly supporting our customers' on our newest platform, our interns play a vital role in our company! Fantastic Perks: Being an intern at Workiva has benefits beyond just a paycheck. You can’t beat the wellness discounts, 401k participation and match, casual dress environment, paid sick leave and countless other perks that Workiva offers! Involvement: Ability to participate in Business Employee Resource Groups (Black, Hispanic, Asian, Women, Rainbow (LGBTQIA+), Veterans, Disabilities), Volunteering, Company wide celebrations, and more Opportunity at Workiva: At Workiva, we offer more than just a 12-15 week spring or summer program. 80% of our interns extend longer than just 1 semester with us to continue work on their projects. As long as you are enrolled in a degree seeking program, you could have the opportunity to be an intern at Workiva until you graduate! Learn more about life at Workiva: Workiva is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We believe that great minds think differently. We value diversity of backgrounds, beliefs, and interests, and we recognize diversity as an important source of intellectual thought, varied perspective, and innovation. Employment decisions are made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other protected characteristic.We strongly encourage and welcome people from historically marginalized groups to apply. Workiva is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. To request assistance with the application process, please email [email protected] . Workiva supports employees in working where they work best - either from an office or remotely from any location within their country of employment.