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2019 Intern UX Researcher - Huntsville, AL
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Northrop Grumman Corporation | Huntsville, AL
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Your opportunities for achievement are limitless with Northrop Grumman.

An internship at Northrop Grumman is unique. Sure, you'll learn new skills, explore our enterprise, network with experts, connect with thought leaders, and finish with a resume that opens doors. But you'll gain something even more valuable: pride in what you've done. Join us and launch your career. We'll support you with training, employee resource groups, and our shared vision of global security.

Northrop Grumman is seeking a User Experience Researcher to join the Enterprise Services Intern Program. This position will be located in Huntsville, AL

The qualified candidate will become part of Northrop Grumman's Mission Excellence organization which in conjunction with our internal service owners, will rapidly design and develop our enterprise services with a focus on end user experience and quality. Our collective goal is to create an outstanding experience for all Northrop Grumman employees who use our enterprise services.

The selected candidate will work in a highly collaborate office environment but will also interact with team members both domestically and globally.

As an intern, you'll participate in a summer internship program to develop competencies in a variety of User Experience specializations that may include:

Roles and Responsibilities

* Work under the direction of a lead user experience researcher to help conduct user research
* Assist in performing analysis of research data in order to create actionable findings
* Employ user-centered design methodologies to drive a better user experience in company services
* Contribute to the design process by creating graphical mock-ups and/or UI prototypes

Basic Qualifications:

A candidate, regardless of age and hiring source, must meet ALL of the below criteria. The candidate must:

* Be enrolled full-time and pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree from an accredited college/university AND graduating after August 2019.
* Be majoring in Communications, Human-Computer Interaction, Psychology or a related field
* Have an overall cumulative GPA of 3.25/4.0 or higher (unofficial academic transcripts must be provided at time of application by uploading the documents to your application or profile)
* Be available to work full-time (40 hours per week) for at least 10 weeks during summer 2019
* Be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government security clearance (U.S. citizenship is a pre-requisite)
* Ability to graph and report analysis of research topics

Preferred Qualifications:

* Have an overall cumulative GPA of 3.70/4.0 or higher
* Good presentation and writing/communication skills.
* Self-motivated, willing to learn, and interested in working in a team environment.
* Experience in developing and delivering presentations and leading small groups.
* Experience with graphical design, wire framing, and prototyping tools
* Working knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

About Northrop Grumman Corporation

Northrop Grumman Corporation (Northrop Grumman) is an integrated enterprise consisting of businesses that cover the entire defense spectrum, from undersea to outer space and into cyberspace. The Company is aligned into seven segments categorized into four primary businesses. The Mission Systems, Information Technology, and Technical Services segments are presented as Information and Services. The Integrated Systems and Space Technology segments are presented as Aerospace. The Electronics and Ships segments are each presented as separate businesses. In January 2008, the Newport News and Ship Systems businesses were realigned into a single operating segment called Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding. In April 2008, the Company announced that it has completed the sale of its Electro-Optical Systems business to L-3 Communications. In October 2008, the Company acquired 3001 International, Inc. (3001).