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User Experience Design Intern

at The College Board | National Office (New York, NY) | View all jobs

The College Board, the national educational organization, is conducting a search for an User Experience Design Intern for our Brand Experience department. This position is based in our New York, NY office.

Named by Fast Company as one of the most innovative education companies, the College Board is a mission-focused organization. This job requires a strong focus on improving educational opportunities and outcomes, particularly for disadvantaged students, in the context of a competitive business environment.

About the College Board

The College Board's Internship Program is an exciting chance to develop new skills while contributing to an organization that is committed to the transformation of education in America through college readiness for all students.

The Internship Program presents a unique opportunity to highly talented students who wish to develop strengths in core skills, and to obtain real-world work experience. The College Board is committed to our Internship Program and ensures that each student receives mentoring, experiences a variety of assignments that allow for collaboration with diverse groups across the organization, and focuses on defined deliverable.

  • Engage in the College Board's work to increase access and opportunity for all students
  • Duration: (8-10-week program)
  • Location(s): New York, NY
  • Start-date: June 1, 2020
  • End-date: August 7, 2020
  • Paid / Full time internship

The Brand Experience team is responsible for developing our brand identity. This includes visual design, digital design, design research, and content strategy. The User Experience group, specifically, leads the functionality and interface design of our web and application products, in addition to guiding work on overall user journeys.

We’re looking for somebody to join our User Experience Design team for the summer. You will get to work on several different projects, including a combination of product-specific design and foundation design infrastructure development. We are a team of coordinated design groups, working across disciplines and skill sets to create great, important work for our users.

What you’ll do

  • Create wire frames, user flows, and other UX documents
  • Create design mock ups and prototypes for testing
  • Help collect, analyze, and communicate the results of testing and user research
  • Participate in strategy sessions
  • Help build out our foundation design library, including digital assets and system documentation.

 About you

  • Interest in working for a mission-oriented, not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving education
  • Committed to working the entire agreed upon internship period
  • UI and visual design skills, including Sketch and Adobe CC
  • Knowledge of, or experience in, user research and usability testing
  • Familiarity with web technologies (HTML, CSS, Javascript) or coding experience

Mission

Our mission is to clear a path for all students to own their future.

EEOC statement

The College Board is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College Board participates in E-Verify, a service of DHS and SSA, where required. Please understand that only qualified applicants will be contacted.