GE Appliances

GE Appliances

Human Factors Intern

Louisville, KY
Full Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    THE ADVENTURE GE Appliances is seeking an intern to work with seasoned human factors experts, UX and Industrial Designers. Our team supports an enormously diverse product portfolio and answers a large array of research questions. During this internship, you will gain hands-on experience with a diverse human factors toolset, domain applications, and methodologies such as virtual human modeling, ergonomic evaluations, eye tracking, accessibility, hardware/ software prototyping, and in person as well as remote usability testing. Be a part of a collaborative culture where your talent can shape the new generation of consumer appliances and HF research methods! This is a 6 month internship with possibility of extending to 12 months.

    WHAT YOU WILL LEARN & DO

    ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Design, execute, and conduct analysis of user research for a variety of appliances and mobile apps.
    • Conduct rapid, iterative usability testing with a variety of methods.
    • Reference ergonomic databases and existing literature to synthesize design guidelines.
    • Synthesize research insights into effective user-centered design.
    • Set up and maintain a usability lab.
    • Summarize and interpret quantitative data.
  • Qualifications

    WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED

    QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS

    • Must be enrolled full-time at an accredited school or university
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student with a 3.2 GPA or higher
    • Basic understanding of hypothesis testing and descriptive data analysis.
    • Basic skills summarizing qualitative and interview data.
    • Experience with human factors/UX methods (course work or industry experience).
    • Experience with iterative usability testing procedures and analysis.
    • Must be willing and able to relocate to Louisville, KY for THE AGREED UPON DURATION OF THE INTERNSHIP.

    GE Appliances is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

  • Industry
    Manufacturing
  • Fun Fact
    To enable happiness and wellbeing in every home.
  • About Us

    GE Appliances, a Haier company and Affiliates (GEA), is more than a place to work–we create possibilities. We also design, build, test, sell, and distribute them. Named “Smart Appliance Company of the Year” by IoT Breakthrough, we’re changing the way people cook, clean, and cool to enable happiness & wellbeing in their homes. If you gravitate toward challenge, seek out responsibility, and want to make a difference, this opportunity is for you. Join a large and diverse community of co-ops and interns at the fastest-growing appliance manufacturer in the U.S. Let us help you write your career story.