Human Factors Intern

Farm is looking for a Human Factors Intern to join our team. The Human Factors Intern will gain real-world experience in human factors engineering, and the medical product development process.

Here is a glimpse of what you’ll do…
  • Learn and practice standard human factors research methods such as usability testing, preference testing, user needs research interviews, and ethnography.
  • Assist with qualitative study execution and research planning, including coordinating with vendors, developing research materials and data collection instruments.
  • Plan and conduct usability testing (both formative and summative).
  • Prepare user research protocols and scripts. Moderate, note-take, analyze data, and assist in producing reports suitable for regulatory files.
  • Support interdisciplinary teams with industrial designers and engineers to analyze and synthesize data, conduct HF evaluations, and generate concept directions, product specifications, and usability goals.
  • Assist with user research, including ethnography in healthcare settings and or patients' homes.
Here is some of what you’ll need (required)...
  • BS (Junior/Senior) and MS students pursuing a degree in Human Factors, Cognitive Psychology, Industrial Engineering, or a related degree program from an accredited university.
  • Available to work 40 hours/week for 10-12 weeks during the Summer Term.
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA.
  • Passion to learn, contribute, and take on challenges.
  • Self-motivated, resourceful, mature, and a team player.
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, and multi-tasking skills.
Here are a few of our preferred experiences
  • Strong organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong verbal, presentation and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work in teams and collaborate with others.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and team orientation.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to take lead and drive for results.

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