Summer 2024 Intern-Slack Workforce Lab Doctoral Research Intern
Posted on 9/20/2023

1,001-5,000 employees

Productivity platform for seamless team collaboration and automation.
Company Overview
Slack stands out as a leading productivity platform, enhancing work efficiency through its no-code automation, seamless search and knowledge sharing, and team engagement tools. As part of Salesforce, it offers deep integration with the Salesforce Customer 360, boosting productivity across various teams. The company also prioritizes diversity and inclusivity, fostering a supportive work environment that encourages learning from different backgrounds and experiences.

Company Stage


Total Funding





San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Seattle, WA, USA • San Francisco, CA, USA • Chicago, IL, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Lab & Research
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to create a compelling narrative built on insights from research
  • Experience in qualitative and quantitative methods including 2 or more of the following: interviews, focus groups, observation, ethnography, surveys, diary studies, usability testing, concept testing
  • Preferred applicants are currently in their second to fourth year pursuing a Ph.D. degree in Human-Computer Interaction, Computer-Supported Collaborative Work, Communication, Information Sciences, Computer Science, Design, Organizational Science, Social/Organizational Psychology, Sociology, or related
  • Must be graduating December 2024 or later
  • Conducting a research project from start to finish: including forming research questions, developing and analyzing data, and sharing findings with stakeholders
  • Ideal topics relate to how workplaces can best support employees by making work more flexible, inclusive, and connected
  • Collaborating with researchers, data scientists, and other stakeholders within the company to identify research questions and to organize a dataset that enables you to test hypotheses
  • Preparing results for submission to scholarly venues such as journals or conferences
Desired Qualifications
  • Proficient in SQL
  • Background in R or Python
  • Preferred candidates have both qualitative and quantitative backgrounds, using the right method for the question at hand
  • Experience designing and executing complex research projects as an independent researcher
  • Experience with product usage/interaction data from social network or collaboration tools