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Oracle UX Design Intern - Applications Development in Des Moines, Iowa

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Oracle Design Internship Summer 2024

Grow your UX Design Career with Oracle Design

Oracle Design is seeking current undergraduate junior students and graduating seniors who are looking to enter the exciting world of User Experience (UX) Design in Summer 2024. Thrive in this crucial role! We are a group of 600+ multi-disciplinary creatives from around the globe, dedicated to making the design profession more accessible and inclusive. Come and join our diverse and dynamic team to create brand-new applications that connect, empower, and delight our users. We are excited to work with you early in your career.

The Company

Oracle is the world’s leading provider of business software. With a presence in over 175 countries, we are one of the biggest technology companies on the planet. We use innovative emergent technologies to tackle real-world problems. From advancing energy efficiency to reimagining online commerce, the work we do is not only redefining the world of business, but also helping advance governments, power nonprofits, and giving billions of people tools they need to outpace change.

What You’ll Bring: (Objective Minimum Qualifications)

To be considered for an internship position with Oracle Design, you must possess the Objective Minimum Qualifications below. Please ensure that your application clearly indicates that you meet these qualifications either on your resume and/or by uploading additional documents such as a transcript.

  • Current undergraduate junior-year student or graduating senior with a passion for design and interest in entering the UX Design field; extensive design experience is not required as a pre-requisite, and we encourage non-traditional backgrounds (e.g., studying fine art, architecture, psychology, brand and marketing, engineering, etc.)

  • Available full-time, 40 hours per week during the work week (typically 9am-5pm) from May-August 2024, or June-September 2024

  • Attend a university in the US

  • Able to obtain work authorization in the US in 2024

About You (Preferred Qualifications)

  • Emerging creative professional with a passion for creating experiences for a diverse community of users

  • Excited to bring your unique voice and perspective to Oracle Design’s creative team

  • Inquisitive and open-minded, collaborative and a fantastic teammate

  • Interested in becoming a fantastic storyteller: passionate about improving your creative techniques to tell a compelling story

  • You don’t already know everything, and love to learn; you’re open to consuming quantitative and qualitative data to refine your assumptions

  • Have deep empathy and a passion for understanding people, uncovering their values and unspoken needs, and designing solutions with these values and needs at the heart of it all

  • You may have learned your craft through formal training in school or passion projects and hobbies. For most people, it is a combination of both.

  • Have specific skills, or the desire to grow your abilities in one or more of the following areas: Strategy & Innovation, UX & UI Design, Visual/Motion Design, User Research, Prototyping, Design Production, and more

  • You might currently be studying, or enrolled in coursework in one or more of the following areas: user experience, graphic/visual design, motion design, game design animation, photography, behavioral science, interface design, multimedia design and technology, entrepreneurship courses, product design, industrial design, human factors, design thinking, information design, civil engineering, service design, or other relevant coursework

  • Your major(s) could include Product Design, Computer Graphics, Graphic Design, Interaction Design, Industrial Design, Media Arts, Visual Communications, Computer Science, Data Science, Human-Computer Interaction, Cognitive Science, Behavioral Science, Content Design, and more (if you’re a creative problem solver and wanting to explore a career in UX, and don’t see your major listed here, please still apply!)

  • Share your design portfolio or 2-3 examples of design-related work you’re most proud of. Highlight your ability to work with teams, think outside of the box, think strategically, and communicate through a visual medium. These examples can be pulled from school projects, passion projects, or from any other previous work experience.

As a UX Design Intern You Will…

As an Oracle Design UX Intern, you will join a cohort of creative young professionals in our Bay Area and Seattle offices. Throughout the 12-week internship program, you will receive guided mentorship and participate in boot-camp style workshops. Through hands-on participation in group projects, you will deepen your knowledge and practice new skills in a variety of design subject areas including Strategy & Innovation, User Experience & User Interface (UI) Design, Visual/Motion Design, User Research, Prototyping, Design Production, and more.

Upon successful completion of your internship, you’ll have the chance to apply for a full-time, paid position that aligns with your interests and abilities.

Our commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)

Oracle Design is dedicated to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace culture that reflects the opinions and perspectives of many different backgrounds and experiences. As an intern, you will join our global design team and add your unique point of view to our workforce. We’re committed to hiring employees from a wide range of backgrounds not only because diversity is a key driver of innovation, but it ensures we build products that best reflect the needs of our broad customer base. And most importantly, because it’s the right thing to do. Recent studies show that the design industry is in dire need of opening opportunities to young professionals underrepresented in the field, and we’re working hard to correct this imbalance. We’re committed to including, listening, and learning together on this journey.

Interested in joining our team?

Oracle Design is an Equal Opportunity employer and have a strong commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We have a bent towards creating success for every employee by appreciating the uniqueness that each person brings to the workplace. Oracle Design strongly encourages applications from people from underrepresented backgrounds, women, LGBTQ+ candidates, veterans, and differently abled candidates. We welcome applications from individuals from all backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives.


Certain US customer or client-facing roles may be required to comply with applicable requirements, such as immunization and occupational health mandates.

Range and benefit information provided in this posting are specific to the United States only

Hiring Range: from $18.99 to $53.00 per hour; from $39,500 to $110,240 per annum.

Oracle maintains broad salary ranges for its roles in order to account for variations in knowledge, skills, experience, market conditions and locations, as well as reflect Oracle’s differing products, industries and lines of business.

Candidates are typically placed into the range based on the preceding factors as well as internal peer equity.

Oracle offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes the following:

  1. Medical, dental, and vision insurance, including expert medical opinion

  2. Short term disability and long term disability

  3. Life insurance and AD&D

  4. Supplemental life insurance (Employee/Spouse/Child)

  5. Health care and dependent care Flexible Spending Accounts

  6. Pre-tax commuter and parking benefits

  7. 401(k) Savings and Investment Plan with company match

  8. Paid time off: Flexible Vacation is provided to all eligible employees assigned to a salaried (non-overtime eligible) position. Accrued Vacation is provided to all other employees eligible for vacation benefits. For employees working at least 35 hours per week, the vacation accrual rate is 13 days annually for the first three years of employment and 18 days annually for subsequent years of employment. Vacation accrual is prorated for employees working between 20 and 34 hours per week. Employees working fewer than 20 hours per week are not eligible for vacation.

  9. 11 paid holidays

  10. Paid sick leave: 72 hours of paid sick leave upon date of hire. Refreshes each calendar year. Unused balance will carry over each year up to a maximum cap of 112 hours.

  11. Paid parental leave

  12. Adoption assistance

  13. Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  14. Financial planning and group legal

  15. Voluntary benefits including auto, homeowner and pet insurance

About Us

An Oracle career can span industries, roles, Countries and cultures, giving you the opportunity to flourish in new roles and innovate, while blending work life in. Oracle has thrived through 40+ years of change by innovating and operating with integrity while delivering for the top companies in almost every industry.

In order to nurture the talent that makes this happen, we are committed to an inclusive culture that celebrates and values diverse insights and perspectives, a workforce that inspires thought leadership and innovation.

Oracle offers a highly competitive suite of Employee Benefits designed on the principles of parity, consistency, and affordability. The overall package includes certain core elements such as Medical, Life Insurance, access to Retirement Planning, and much more. We also encourage our employees to engage in the culture of giving back to the communities where we live and do business.

At Oracle, we believe that innovation starts with diversity and inclusion and to create the future we need talent from various backgrounds, perspectives, and abilities. We ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to successfully participate in the job application, interview process, and in potential roles. to perform crucial job functions.

That’s why we’re committed to creating a workforce where all individuals can do their best work. It’s when everyone’s voice is heard and valued that we’re inspired to go beyond what’s been done before.

Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer * . All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans’ status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Oracle will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records pursuant to applicable law.

* Which includes being a United States Affirmative Action Employer