Summer 2019 Human Factors Internship

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)...
  • Junior or Senior in a Human Factors, Cognitive Psychology, Industrial Engineering, or a related degree program.
  • 3 months’ availability during the summer.
  • 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.

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