Solstice is an innovation and emerging technology firm that helps Fortune 500 companies seize new opportunities through world-changing digital solutions. As strategists and consultants, we help organizations evolve their digital strategy to solve mission-critical problems. As designers and developers, we build incredible hardware and software solutions that transcend a standalone product and transform an organization’s relationship with its customers.

Summer 2017 - UX Research Intern at Solstice

Are you excited and passionate about immersing yourself in the customer’s environment and searching out new opportunities to improve their digital experience? Solstice is seeking a UX Research Intern to join our team this summer!

Qualifications:

  • Pursuing or recently completed Bachelor’s degree in Human Computer Interaction, Psychology, Cognitive Science, Journalism, or related field
  • You’re passionate about uncovering pain points and delights in a digital interface, as well as helping to solve difficult user experience problems based on your research
  • Ability to envision a user-centered design based on your understanding of HCI fundamentals
  • Experience with user research methods and tools (prototyping, user interviews, usability testing, persona development, journey mapping)
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills
  • Great time management and organizational abilities 
  • You have a strong interest in consulting 

What you can expect over the summer:

  • You will work with some of the brightest, most talented UX’ers around - you’ll learn something new daily, and we would like to learn from you
  • Taking a vision from conception to completion and delivery
  • Producing wireframes and prototypes for mobile apps, websites, and other digital experiences 
  • Interviewing end users and developing lean documentation to keep your team user focused
  • Facilitating usability sessions to text prototypes and developed features
  • Crafting research plans and discussion guides, conducting end-user interviews, synthesizing and analyzing research feedback, and developing lean documentation to keep your team focused on the user.

The goal of our internship is for you to learn as much as possible, by working on real time, new projects. We have a high conversion rate of our interns accepting full time opportunities. Come join us!

Company Reviews

I love the energy, I love the addiction to learning, I love how people appreciate one another and want them to succeed.
John Wanek
Principal Client Engagement Manager
at Solstice
Working at Solstice is a perfect blend of challenging and rewarding experiences.
Adam Frederico
Sr. Product Consultant
at Solstice
What I love most about Solstice is being surrounded by people who are passionate, creative and forward thinking. These are the kind of people who enable me to perform at peak levels.
Nicole Mocerino
Product Principal
at Solstice
I love our people. Amazing, inspiring, hardworking people who care about their work and our clients above anything else.
Sean Pyne-Moran
UX Consultant
at Solstice
This company culture always makes you feel like you are an important part of the team. Solstice feels like a giant family and there is always someone to help when you need it most.
Tim Vonachen
Product Consultant
at Solstice
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Why work with us
As instructors and coaches, we help companies transform from the inside out by adopting a high-speed culture of innovation. We’re strategists, researchers, designers and engineers hell-bent on changing the way the world does business. We’re headquartered in Chicago and have delivery offices in New York, London, and Buenos Aires.
Culture
At Solstice, our people always come first. To us, that means creating a culture that empowers continual learning and an environment that fosters innovation and creativity.
Perks & Benefits
Comprehensive health insurance & 401k plans
Personal training budget
Personal device budget & mobile phone reimbursement
Internal learning and shared interest communities
Ferris Bueller's Day Off floating holiday
Annual Solstice Express Day
Weekly Awesomeness Award
Mentorship Program
Personal Branding Opportunities
Company philanthropic and wellness initiatives

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