UX Design/Research Intern, Summer 2018
Are you a design/research student expecting to graduate in December 2018 or May/June 2019?
Are you looking for experience with Product Design or UX Research? If so, this internship is for you!
What We’re Looking For
One Product Designer intern and one UX Researcher intern in Palo Alto, CA or Chicago, IL. You’ll get to work with our talented multidisciplinary team on innovating both consumer and merchant sides of product initiatives!
Impressive portfolio showcasing strong problem-solving ability
Great communication skills, both verbal and written
Can-do attitude, curiosity, and tenacity
Preference to candidates graduating in December 2018 or May/June 2019
Please apply with your resume and online portfolio at jobs.groupon.com/university
What is the Design Union?
The Design Union is a team of talented Product Designers, UX Researchers, and UX Content Strategists at Groupon. We strive to revolutionize local commerce impacting the experience of millions of customers through our creativity and passion for solid UX design.
We drive the end-to-end product design for both customers and merchants—including defining the problem rooted from customer insights, brainstorming on the product vision, designing and validating workflows, interactions, and visualizations, in close partnership with Product, Engineering, Biz Ops, and Marketing.
Our talented team consists of more than 30 members working from Chicago, Palo Alto, Seattle, and Berlin. We make a huge impact with great visibility in the organization.
What is the culture like in the Design Union?
As a UX design team, we champion entrepreneurship, authenticity, collaboration, and quality. Besides the world-class product we build, we take great pride in an amazingly collaborative and supportive culture that celebrates each other's success. Check out our team website, team video, Medium blog, and take a peek at our Design team culture.
Quotes from previous Groupon design interns:
“ I was able to meet so many talented designers, make awesome friends, learn new things every single day, and have so much fun at each event. I feel so lucky that my work can really have an impact at the company. This is definitely a summer that I will always cherish.”
Summer 2015 Intern
Carnegie Mellon University
“ Working with the team at Groupon is like working on the best group project with the best combination of talented individuals, who each bring their own talent and perspective.”
Summer 2014 Intern, converted to full-time
Savannah College of Art and Design
“I love the people in Groupon. They are extremely friendly, flexible, and smart. During the internship, I was excited at how much the team trusted me and how fast I was able to see my effort turned into an actual product.”
Summer 2013 Intern, Converted to full-time
Harvard University Graduate School of Design
Groupon provides a global marketplace where people can buy just about anything, anywhere, anytime. We’re enabling real-time commerce across an expanding range of categories including local businesses, travel destinations, consumer products, and live or lively events. At the same time, we are providing advertising options and tools that merchants can use to grow and manage their businesses. Culturally, we believe that great people make great companies and that starting with the customer and working backward moves us forward. Community matters to us on an internal, local and global scale—it’s fundamental to our company’s growth and to the well-being of the world at large. We also value self-awareness, candor, lunch and WiFi. If we match with you, please apply to join us.