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A career at Amway is a career in opportunity. At Amway you can explore and grow, make a difference, and find success. Established in 1959, Amway is a multi-billion dollar company, and the world’s No. 1 direct selling business, according to the Direct Selling News Global 100. Amway is a center of health, skincare and home product innovation and top-selling, global brands. We manufacture and distribute 450+ consumer products. More than 17,000 employees worldwide support millions of Amway Business Owners who sell Amway products.

About Our Internship Program:

Here at Amway, our interns develop through real world experience and are assigned meaningful projects that challenge and allow for personal growth. All Interns receive project support and on-going performance feedback from a person advisor and hiring manager. Amway hosts over 80+ interns each summer and offers programming events designed to assist navigating Amway culture, making the most of a summer internship, and building a successful career. The program provides exposure to a breadth of career fields and offers unique opportunities to learn business acumen, work cross-functionally and showcase their skillsets directly to hiring managers and executives.

 

Internship Eligibility:

This job posting is for our summer 2021 Internship Program (May – August); qualified candidates must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and one semester or more left of school to complete at the beginning of their internship. Candidates who have graduated are not eligible to intern.

 

** Please note, these positions are not eligible for Sponsorship.

 

Internship Job Title: Human Centered Design Intern

 

What is special about this team: This team collaborates with product development teams to create compelling designs for new product features for all Amway business lines. This work may include conducting user research, leading or participating in design workshops, ideating on possible design approaches, creating prototype designs, validating designs deliver to user outcomes and working with other experience designers. This team provides key insights to support our beauty, personal care, food, durables, packaging and device products.

 

How would an intern contribute to the team’s success? The intern will gain exposure to a variety of departments and interact with cross-functional product development teams.  They will be exposed to various stages of an iterative product development process. They will work independently with the guidance & oversight of a technical mentor.

 

An example of a typical project is:  Applying design thinking methods to contribute to the design of a product or solution,  this individual will lead the design and execution of a research project which generates design recommendations for our Durables (e.g., Air & Water treatment systems, Cooking products), Home Care, Beauty or Packaging Product Development Teams. The project will contribute to the characterization of Amway products as superior and designed specifically to meet our consumers’ needs in a global marketplace. 

 

What skills and background will be important to be successful in this internship?

     Desired Skills:

  1. Experience and interest in user research, design thinking, product design, prototyping, usability testing, or related design pursuits
  2. Exposure to consumer/user research and analysis, ideation, brainstorming, sketching, prototyping and concept visualization
  3. Knowledge of user-centered design methodologies
  4. Problem-solving skills: data analysis, critical thinking, decision making, collaboration.

      Desired Degree: Pursuing Bachelor’s degree in Design, User Experience, Human Computer Interaction, Human Factors, Psychology, Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field

 

Location of Internship: Ada, MI

Amway’s exceptional benefits package includes: Medical, dental, prescription and vision insurance; 401(K) participation; Profit Sharing; Bonus Eligibility; Fitness Center; product discounts.  Look into how Amway can transform your career!  Visit our web site to apply:  http://www.amway.jobs. For additional information, check us out at www.linkedIn.com/company/amway, www.facebook.com/AmwayTalent, and www.twitter.com/AmwayTalent.

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