User Research Internship (paid) at Numina
Brooklyn, NY, US

Numina’s mission is to make cities more responsive, so they are safer, healthier, and more equitable for the people who live in them.

We make a hardware and software computer vision platform that senses bicycle, pedestrian, and other street traffic and delivers real-time intelligence — without surveillance — to help urban planners and municipal governments design better streets and public places. We are a small, multidisciplinary team looking for passionate people to join us as we pursue our shared vision of more responsive cities. We are company rooted in design; the original seed of the idea behind Numina came out of an AIGA Design for Good initiative.


We seek a User Experience Researcher Intern to liaise with our team in conducting user research. We are iterating on our frontend product and messaging to launch new products for a growing customer base. In this role, you will help develop research plans, create and conduct tests, capture and analyze insights, and synthesize outcomes to share with the team. This is a paid internship on location in Brooklyn. Internships are part-time and can be between 3-6 months depending on availability. The User Experience Research Intern will work closely with and report to our Product Designer.


• Currently pursuing or recently graduated with a BA or MS degree with an emphasis on research 
• Solid analytical, creative, and visual thinker with strong communication skills 
• Enjoy helping others see and understand your research through strong storytelling 
• Ability to handle multiple priorities 
• Experience recruiting research participants 
• Ability to give and take feedback graciously 
• Bonus: Curiosity or background in urban planning and/or transportation/mobility 
• Bonus: Experience with design thinking or product development


• Recruit research participants 
• Plan and co-conduct user research (interviews, observation, surveys, or testing) 
• Analyze and synthesize research results 
• Create research reports and highlights of actionable insights 
• Support creation of overarching research framework and process


We strive to be a team of positive, open-minded, respectful, resilient, dedicated, accountable, logical, creative, and empathetic people. We dedicate our days to building an amazing product that makes a real difference in the world. We love learning from each other and learning new things together. We work together in Brooklyn, New York.

Numina is committed to seeking and sustaining diverse perspectives in its team. We encourage women, people of color, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and others from underrepresented backgrounds to apply.

We are backed by investors including betaworks, Shasta Ventures, 500 Startups, URBAN-X (MINI BMW), and notable angels. Past projects have been supported by The Clinton Foundation, The Knight Foundation, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. We are a small, mission-driven company that is growing quickly. If you’d like to join our fast-paced team, we enthusiastically invite you to apply.

Please email your resume, cover letter, and any links to your personal website or projects.