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MITREs User Experience, Visualization and Decision Support department is seeking a Human Factors Engineer Intern to join the team during Summer 2023. The ideal candidate is one who can collaborate across teams to understand, interpret, and address user needs. In this role, you will support user research through interviews and observations, design user interfaces that fulfill user needs and help evaluate the usability of a wide range of systems.
Apply user-centered design methods to translate user needs, business objectives, and technology capabilities into exceptional user experiences
Support user interviews and observations to elicit requirements
Design, prototype, recommend, and evaluate user experiences for a variety of system types on a variety of platforms
Currently pursuing a BS Degree in relevant discipline
Experience with User Centered Design methods including heuristic evaluation and usability testing
Ability to analyze existing systems and propose user experience enhancements
Ability to conduct user interviews and observations and elicit requirements
Knowledge of industry best practices
Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
Ability to influence and promote HFE to stakeholders
Talent for creating intuitive designs that span devices and human sensory interactions
Knowledge of task analysis methods and/or business process modeling methods
Experience with advanced collaboration tools and technologies
Mentoring or tutoring experience
Entrepreneurial, innovative spirit
Experience working in cross-functional, geographically dispersed teams
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