User Research / Design Thinking Internship (m/f/x)


Thrive on innovation at a global technology leader. Develop exciting solutions in a diverse, dynamic and stable work environment that's focused on the future. Join us in a modern work environment with an open and inspiring culture and colleagues!

We strive to develop digital solutions for scale at ZEISS and cooperate closely across ZEISS with different functions and businesses around the globe. We are based in Munich, Oberkochen and Jena and work with an international orientation to jointly enable the digital future @scale for our ZEISS business units.

We are looking for people who are keen to try something new. You will:

  • actively contribute to the success of ZEISS Digital Innovation Partners and the Business Units we collaborate with
  • directly enable ZEISS teams to involve (potential) customers early and continuously – building future offers that really matter to them
  • get firsthand experiences in the strategic development of the future customer experience of ZEISS’s products & services
  • be part of the whole research process – from organizing and conducting user research activities to analyzing findings and building concepts based on them
  • help to define, implement and teach focused and relevant research techniques and tools within the company
  • learn from international top talents (ex Ideo, Frog, etc.) and really nice colleagues!

You have:

  • studied communication sciences, design or innovation related subjects
  • first experiences with different (especially qualitative) research methods
  • ideally first experiences in companies or agencies
  • good knowledge in standard design tools like PowerPoint, but you are flexible and interested in using new online tools such as Miro
  • ideally first experiences in companies or agencies
  • fluent language skills in English and ideally also in German
In a spacious modern setting full of opportunities for further development, ZEISS employees work in a place where expert knowledge and team spirit reign supreme. All of this is supported by a special ownership structure and the long-term goal of the Carl Zeiss Foundation: to bring science and society into the future together.

Join us today. Inspire people tomorrow.

Diversity is a part of ZEISS. We look forward to receiving your application regardless of gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion, philosophy of life, disability, age, sexual orientation or identity.

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Antonia Schulze
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