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.