Internship - Product Research

GoCanvas - Reston, VA4.0

Full-time
GoCanvas is currently looking for hardworking, bright, and energetic undergraduate and graduate students to join our 2019 Summer Internship Program.

Qualified candidates are rising college seniors (with one year or less of study to graduation) seeking to gain valuable full-time (40 hours/week) summer experience in one of the fastest growing, high tech companies in the Washington, DC area and recognize that this position is critical to the ongoing success of GoCanvas.

Overview of Internship Program:
The summer program offers paid internship opportunities at the GoCanvas office in Reston, Virginia. The internship program is a combination of mentoring, learning activities, and project work designed to give broad exposure to the inner workings of a global SAAS company. The nature of the assignments will vary, allowing the opportunity to exercise customization and creativity while providing a practical and challenging business experience.

Moderate research sessions and conducting in-context fieldwork
Work with, and manage, vendors to fill in gaps
Understand and incorporate complex and nuanced technical and business requirements into research
Assist research team in analyzing feedback and extracting insights;
Work closely with product management and UX design to bring user feedback directly into the product design;
Promote the value of research and positively impact decision making

Qualifications:
Ideal applicants are graduate (or Ph. D) students specializing in Human Factors Psychology or other related fields, however, strong undergrad candidates will be considered and are encouraged to apply
Applicants should be graduating in December 2019 or Spring 2020
Minimum 3.0-grade point average
Computer literacy; proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite
Demonstrated work ethic, goal-oriented, and past history of academic success
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, critical thinker, leader, team player, and self-managed learner
So, What's GoCanvas?

GoCanvas is a mobile platform that makes it simple for businesses to automate how work is done, replacing outdated processes and expensive paperwork. The GoCanvas App works on smartphones and tablets, helping companies easily collect information across their organization, share it instantly with others and gain real-time insight on their business operations. GoCanvas can be easily customized by all types of businesses to empower their workforce, unleashing the value in data across the organization to help better connect with colleagues and engage more effectively with customers. Automating millions of workplace activities for well-known brands like UnderArmour, Pepsi, Honda, and Red Bull means there's a good chance you have been around someone using GoCanvas in the past 24 hours, making us one of the fastest growing mobile platforms in the world!

Our recent achievements as an organization include but are not limited to: being named by Deloitte as one of the "Fast 500 Technology Companies" in both 2017 and 2018, coming in at #261 in 2018 for 331% company growth, our second year in a row winning Best in Biz Awards; Gold for "Fastest Growing Company" and Silver for the "Best Places to Work", we were also featured as a winner in the 2018 "DCA Live Red Hot Companies", and last but definitely not least by The Muse, in the article "26 Companies That Celebrate Diversity"!

Everyone, from top-ranking executives to newly-hired employees, is passionate about helping businesses function better with technology. The team has attained what few can by successfully blending a driven and fast-paced workforce with an open, supportive attitude that has contributed much to the company's overall growth.

We're on a mission to continue fostering an amazing culture for people who like to make an impact and enjoy collaborating

The Details

The GoCanvas internship program provides an opportunity for college seniors to gain experience in a fast-paced SaaS business. The internships run approximately 9-12 weeks long (beginning 6/03/2019), are full-time seasonal internship (40 hours per week). We will compensate interns at a rate of $20.00 per hour. Throughout the program, there will be opportunities to discuss career interests with senior staff of the Company.