Love’s College Intern Program
The Love’s college internship program is frequently referred to as the best in Oklahoma City. This rapidly growing program provides opportunities for students in multiple areas of the business to receive employee level experience, not just busy work. Students also gain valuable knowledge that they can’t get in a classroom; they are guided through proper etiquette of a professional corporate setting. With a high percentage of full time offers, Love’s takes the time to invest not only in the students, but in their future.
Over the course of the summer, Love’s interns also participate in the following activities:
Tour of multiple business operations
Q&A sessions with executives
Participation in Greater Grads: InternOKC
Community volunteering activities
Classroom skills-based training
Structured performance feedback
Formal presentation to Love’s leadership
User Experience Research Intern
BASIC PURPOSE: The Experience Design team at Love’s is looking for a student interested in User Experience (UX) Research for a summer internship. You will work with the team on research initiatives for an in-house mobile app and on various other projects and platforms. You will get experience at all stages of the research process, from study design to presenting results, and with various research methods.
Learn the technologies, strategies and research techniques we use here at Love’s
Assist with research including usability testing, interviews and eye tracking
Develop research plans, guides and set up for studies
Analyze and interpret data, report the results and present to stakeholders
Other duties assigned as needed
GAIN EXPERIENCE WITH:
Qualitative and quantitative research methodologies
Agile methodology and cross-functional team collaboration
Interacting and coordinating with participants, customers, and stakeholders
Designing solutions to improve User Experience
UI design for iOS, Android and web, and industry design tools (e.g. Sketch, InVision)
Quality Assurance (QA) and documentation
Videography and video editing
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
HS Diploma or equivalent required
Currently enrolled in a four-year university program, a sophomore level or above (pursing a Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field such as Psychology, HCI, Design, Cognitive Science or Computer Science).
Past Internship experience a plus but not necessary
A portfolio of past work (research or design) is a plus
SKILLS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office tools (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Knowledge of research methods and principals is a big plus
Good organizational skills, including prioritization and time management
Team player with the ability to work with others in a high-energy, fact-paced environment
Analytical and creative thinking; written and verbal communications skills
Interest in gaining experience with UX Research and UX processes
Typical Physical Demands:
Requires prolonged sitting, some bending and stooping.
Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds.
Manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard and calculator.
Requires normal range of hearing and vision.
Job Function(s): Corporate
Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores is the industry-leading travel stop network in the United States. For more than 55 years, we’ve provided customers with highway hospitality and “Clean Places, Friendly Faces.” We’re passionate about serving drivers with clean, modern facilities stocked with fuel, food and supplies. We offer meals from popular restaurant chains, trucking supplies, showers and everything needed to get back on the road quickly. The Love’s Family of Companies includes:
Gemini Motor Transport, one of the industry’s safest trucking fleets
Speedco, the light mechanical and trucking service specialists
Musket, a rapidly growing, Houston-based commodities supplier and trader
Trillium, a Houston-based alternative fuels expert