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UX Design Internship


  • Internship will take place early June – mid-August
  • Work side-by-side with Natural Language Processing (NLP), Machine Learning (ML) and Product Design experts who are dedicated to helping you learn and grow your analytical, technical and communication skills
  • Assist the UPMCE design team with the following projects:

    • Explore the idea of visualizing search results with charts and graph:

    • Identify user needs and build consensus around those needs.

    • Evaluate if this is a problem worth solving and explore where we can make an impact.

    • Quickly visualize and prototype ideas to communicate concepts.

    • Advocate for design by sharing your work and presenting cross-functionally, while being able to precisely articulate design rationale.

    • Explore the idea of query expansion and enhanced search across structured and unstructured data:

    • Discover the problem we’re trying to solve.

    • Understand the current technical limitations and our approach.

    • Brainstorm and build concepts, wireframes, or prototypes.

    • Test ideas with the users.

    • Analyze findings and iterate design based on feedback.

    We’re looking for students who…

    • Are passionate and determined to make a difference.
    • Want to be a game changer and create new ways of thinking and executing.
    • Believe in our Core Values. They are not just written on the walls. We demonstrate our commitment to these values daily.
    • Have emerging leadership abilities, entrepreneurial spirit, and thrive in a collaborative environment.
    • Care about the work they do, the people we work with and the patients we work for.
    • Pride themselves on their integrity. It’s not just about the work we do, but how we do it.




  • Current Junior or Senior pursuing a Bachelor’s degree or Graduate degree program
  • Majoring in Computer Science, Design, Data Analytics, Information Systems Management, Information Technology, or related field required
  • A portfolio demonstrating relevant design capabilities is required.

  • Core interaction design principles and skills including concept sketching, creating interaction models, wireframing, developing information architecture, and flow mapping.

  • Hands-on experience in qualitative research (either academic or professional) required.

  • Comfortable with design software, such as Sketch, Illustrator, InVision etc.

  • Passionate, detail oriented, hardworking, self-motivated, and proactive.

  • Solid interpersonal and communication skills.

  • UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities




Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Job ID: 769929

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer.
Minority / Females / Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities