UX Research Intern

Employer
Integral Ad Science
Location
Illinois Medical District, Illinois
Closing date
Dec 10, 2021

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Position Type
UX / Design Researcher
Hours
Full Time
Specialty
Science and Technology Studies
Organization Type
Business
Integral Ad Science (IAS) is a global technology and data company that builds verification, optimization, and analytics solutions for the advertising industry and we're looking for a UX Research Intern to join our UX team. If you are excited by technology that has the power to handle hundreds of thousands of transactions per second; collect tens of billions of events each day, and evaluate thousands of data points in real-time all while responding in just a few milliseconds, then IAS is the place for you!

As a UX Research Intern, you will you'll join our 10-person team responsible for shaping and maintaining the user experience on the IAS platform. You'll be a valued contributor to the team, working side-by-side with our lead researcher and getting hands-on with every aspect of the research process. You'll work in an environment that enables you to hone your research craft as you help build products that people use every day to get their work done You'll walk away having made demonstrable contributions to a successful tech product. This is a great opportunity for a student who loves UX and wants to experience agile software development in a fast-paced, enterprise technology company.

**WHAT YOU'LL GET TO DO:**

- Contribute ideas, draft research project plans, participate in research sessions, support collaborative analysis, and write up reports
- Plan and contribute to workshops and brainstorming sessions
- Support user-research knowledge management: documenting, managing assets, coding + tagging, formatting, sharing insights
- Support research operations with recruiting, scheduling, tracking participants, following-up and sending incentives, + coordinating communication
- Present your work to stakeholders both on and outside the UX team

**YOU SHOULD APPLY IF YOU HAVE MOST OF THIS EXPERIENCE:**

- Currently an undergraduate or recent graduate in HCI, Cognitive Science, Psychology, Human Factors, Anthropology, Communications/Marketing, or a related field or equivalent work experience
- Interest in big data, analytics, and enterprise UX
- Experience facilitating or participating in interviews and/or collaborative workshops
- Ability to communicate clearly and engage with a wide variety of audiences
- Analytical and critical thinking skills
- Effective time management and organizational skills in a fast-paced environment
- Enthusiasm and tenacity to work with a variety of personalities
- Understanding of experimental design, design practices, and design principles

IAS strives to maintain a COVID-free workplace. To that end, being fully vaccinated is a condition of employment for all new IAS hires, to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law. IAS makes reasonable accommodations for qualified applicants with disabilities, sincerely held religious beliefs, or other conditions protected by applicable law.

**ABOUT INTEGRAL AD SCIENCE**

Integral Ad Science (IAS) is a global leader in digital media quality. IAS makes every impression count, ensuring that ads are viewable by real people, in safe and suitable environments, activating contextual targeting, and driving supply path optimization.

Our mission is to be the global benchmark for trust and transparency in digital media quality for the world's leading brands, publishers, and platforms. We do this through data-driven technologies with actionable real-time signals and insight. Founded in 2009 and headquartered in New York, IAS works with thousands of top advertisers and premium publishers worldwide. For more information, visit integralads.com.

**EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:**

IAS is an equal opportunity employer, committed to our diversity and inclusiveness. We will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, nationality, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, disability or age. We strongly encourage women, people of color, members of the LGBTQIA community, people with disabilities and veterans to apply.

**CALIFORNIA APPLICANT PRE-COLLECTION NOTICE:**

We collect personal information (PI) from you in connection with your application for employment or engagement with IAS, including the following categories of PI: identifiers, personal records, commercial information, professional or employment or engagement information, non-public education records, and inferences drawn from your PI. We collect your PI for our purposes, including performing services and operations related to your potential employment or engagement. For additional details or if you have questions, contact us at compliance@integralads.com.

**TO LEARN MORE ABOUT US, PLEASE VISIT HTTP://INTEGRALADS.COM/ AND HTTPS://MUSE.CM/2T8EGLN**

Attention agency/3rd party recruiters: IAS does not accept any unsolicited resumes or candidate profiles. If you are interested in becoming an IAS recruiting partner, please send an email introducing your company to recruitingagencies@integralads.com. We will get back to you if there's interest in a partnership.

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