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XR UX Research Internship
Posted on 3/9/2023
Scottsdale, AZ, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Product Design
UI/UX Design
  • You are a Junior, Senior or Graduate student actively enrolled in an accredited program in Human Factors, Human-Computer Interaction, Cognitive Psychology, VR/AR design, User Experience Research, and similar areas of focus (only open to students who are set to graduate in 2024)
  • A deep understanding of both generative and evaluative research methods such as:
  • Survey Design
  • Usability Testing
  • User Testing(Remote and in Person)
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Desk Research
  • Knowledge and experience working with virtual reality (VR) experiences and technology
  • Committed to collaboration and relationship building with stakeholders; team members, and users
  • You live and breathe all things research and can't stop yourself thinking about how research can improve and make an impact in the world
  • You have some past research projects available for review
  • Translating user data into actionable proposals for product improvements
  • Improving both your generative as well as evaluative research skills by learning from Sr. UX Researchers and Product Design & Research leadership
  • Tips and techniques for designing and facilitating (both for XR and non-XR ) user studies
  • How XR Design, Ar, Engineering & User Research teams function and work together within a company
  • What makes a successful UX Researcher
  • User research industry best practices and approaches
  • Working closely with Product Managers, Product/UX Designer and Engineers to capture and act on user data
  • Create a great case study for your portfolio
  • Meet with stakeholders to understand goals and identify areas for further exploration and evaluation
  • Understanding challenges, gaps and opportunities around law enforcement training
  • Designing studies around XR, qualitative, quantitative or a mixed method approach
  • Understanding the psychological effects of learning in VR focusing on knowledge retention and applying skills learned in VR to real life, and empathy development
  • Listen in on a customer interviews and work with Sr. Researchers conducting them
  • Facilitate user studies by setting up users in VR headsets and moderate user testing of VR experiences in-person or remote
  • Grab a snack from our well-stocked pantry (our offices are open, but you can work remotely as well)
  • Collaborate on writing interview scripts and surveys
  • Source and screen study participants
  • Update user personas with findings
  • Present findings to Product Designers, Engineering and Product Managers

1,001-5,000 employees

Military & defense technology
Company Overview
Axon provides electronic control devices to law enforcement and corrections agencies.
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Fitness Programs
  • Mental Health
  • Pre-Tax Savings (401k, HSA, FSA)
  • Annual Bonuses
  • Stocks
  • Remote Work
  • Paid Time Off
  • Parental Leave
  • Room to Grow
  • Leadership Development Program
  • Learning and Development
Company Core Values
  • Be obsessed
  • Aim far
  • Win right
  • Own it
  • Join forces
  • Expect candor