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Library User Experience Intern, Harvard Science Center, Cambridge, MA

Position Title: Space Use Evaluation Intern

Location: Cabot Science Library, Harvard Science Center, 1 Oxford St., Cambridge, MA

Normal Work Week: Flexible, 10-20 hours/week; total 150 hrs for semester

Compensation: $15/hr


Summary: The library user experience intern will work on the data collection and analysis for one or two assigned user research studies during the semester. The intern may also assist with managing the lab space and equipment.


Job Duties & Requirements:

  • During 4 weeks of the semester, collect space use data at 4 times during the day. Data collection during the weeks of Feb. 11th, March 11th, April 8thand May 6th. Each of these weeks are likely to require 20 hours of work for data collection.
  • Conduct analysis of space use data. Build reports and visualize quantitative data.
  • Create presentations based on study outcomes and project requirements. 
  • Experience working in teams and managing competing priorities.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Knowledge of Qualtrics and Excel and basic data analysis and visualization preferred. 


Start Date:

February 2019

End Date:

May 2019


Contact Information:

Amy Van Epps


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

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