UI Design Intern

Location US-NY-New York | US-NJ-Mahwah
Job ID
Intern - Intern
Pos. Type

Company Overview

At Nuance, we empower people with the ability to seamlessly interact with their connected devices and the digital world around them.  We are creating a world where technology thinks and acts the way people do by designing the most human, natural, and intuitive ways of interacting with technology.


Our nimble technology uses analytics and advanced algorithms to transform the inanimate into animate and reduce complicated processes into simple ones.


Join our Enterprise team…great customer service starts here. We design virtual assistants for intelligent and effortless customer service helping customers find the information they need using whatever channel they prefer.


Job Summary

Nuance Internship Program

We are searching for top-talent students to join our world-class User Interface Design Team. As part of our ongoing investment to expand the Mahwah/New York City Internship Program, our summer internships offer students an exciting opportunity to contribute to cutting-edge technology and innovative products and to make a true business impact. As a key member of our team, you will expand your technical skills exponentially, grow your professional network, and work alongside some of the best and brightest in the world!

Position Summary:

The User Interface practice at Nuance is responsible for designing conversational interactions that enable people to interact easily with machines using their voice. We craft the experiences people have when speaking with smartphones, laptops, and automated phone systems. Our responsibilities include understanding the needs of users; designing around those needs; and testing the usability of our designs once the software is built. We are a highly diverse team whose backgrounds span linguistics, engineering, sound design, graphic design, and creative writing.

As an Intern, you will help the Enterprise UI Design team create speech-enabled user experiences that are natural and intuitive. Your contributions will include meeting with customers, gathering business requirements for projects, designing engaging speech interfaces, and conducting research with end users. In addition, you may also help us collect quantitative research that leads to the refinement of our best design practices. You will learn from us – and hopefully, we will learn from you.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • UI Design
  • Research
  • Tutorials & Walk-Throughs
  • Presentations to local designers and potentially to customers
  • Data analysis

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be currently pursuing a BA/BS, MA/MS, or PhD in Linguistics, Psychology, Creative Writing, Graphic Design, Experience Design, or Visual Design
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Linguistics
  • Psychology
  • Graphic Design
  • Experience Design
  • Visual Design

Additional Information

Nuance offers a compelling and rewarding work environment. We offer market competitive salaries, bonus, equity, benefits, meaningful growth and development opportunities and a casual yet technically challenging work environment. Join our dynamic, entrepreneurial team and become part of our continuing success.


Nuance Communication Inc.  is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement is available here. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please call 781-565-5000 – Human Resources Department and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.


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