Internships

by Sophic Synergistics

At Sophic Synergistics, LLC, the most important part of what we do is fulfill the needs of people. This includes our employees, partners, clients, and client’s clients. We take great pride in delivering an exceptional client experience and creating an environment where everyone feels that they are a valued member of the Sophic family no matter their role. We are a non-traditional Human Centered Design Consulting firm focusing on the Business Strategy of Human Centered Design in addition to the design and development of products, services, and environments. We are a fast-growing company that offers an opportunity for motivated individuals to have more control over their career path and gain valuable experience in many industries.

Sophic Synergistics Internship Program

Introduction

At Sophic Synergistics, our internship program offers a unique and diverse industry experience. We are a non-traditional Human Centered Design Consulting firm focusing on the holistic incorporation of Human Centered Design in the design and development of products, services, and environments. We currently work with clients from many industries including aerospace, medical, legal, and technology. We are a fast-growing company that offers an opportunity for motivated individuals to have more control over their career path and gain valuable experience in many industries to meet academic requirements and provide practical work experience.

Communications Internship

Our communications internship provides real-world experience with various communication mediums such as digital graphic development, graphic design, marketing material, social communication platforms and website development. Outside of communication product development, interns will learn important communication skills with coworkers and clients.

Interns will work closely with a pre-appointed mentor who will guide them through the duration of their internship and be available for questions and overall support. Interns are responsible for accurate reporting of time, efficient use of time, cost control, and weekly collaboration. Interns are expected to provide status and check-in with appropriate team members, communicate effectively, and adhere to all deadlines. Our interns represent the Sophic Synergistics brand and are expected to conduct themselves professionally in all aspects of team and client interactions.  Our internships are focused on providing a well-rounded, hands-on and immersive experience in all aspects of the domain of interest. 

Suggested Majors or Concentrations

Communications, Digital Media Communications, Social Media Communications, Graphic Communications, Graphic Design, Marketing, Public Relations, Web Design, or equivalent degree.

Human Factors Internship

Our human factors internship provides valuable hands-on experience in a multitude of industry applications including aerospace, medical, legal, and technology. Interns will gain real world experience assisting in a variety of tasks, such as designing and developing research studies, task analysis, design assessments, development and execution of data assessments and analyses, Human-In-The-Loop (HITL) evaluations, project planning, report development, communication with clients and coworkers, process improvement, and more!

Interns will work closely with a pre-appointed mentor who will guide them through the duration of their internship and be available for questions and overall support. Interns are responsible for accurate reporting of time, efficient use of time, cost control, and weekly collaboration. Interns are expected to provide status and check-in with appropriate team members, communicate effectively, and adhere to all deadlines. Our interns represent the Sophic Synergistics brand and are expected to conduct themselves professionally in all aspects of team and client interactions. Our internships are focused on providing a well-rounded, hands-on and immersive experience in all aspects of the domain of interest. 

Suggested Majors or Concentrations

Human Factors Engineering, Human Factors Psychology, Aerospace Engineering, Cognitive Systems Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering, Design & Usability, Human Centered Computing, & Human Centered Design or equivalent experience.

Additional Information

Time Frame

  • Internship durations are dependent on semester, university requirements and personal schedules. Typical internship durations:
    • Summer Internship: 15 Weeks
    • Spring/Fall Internship: 18 Weeks
  • Our internship program supports full-time and part-time internships.

Work Environment

  • We offer virtual, remote, and hybrid work environments.

Availability

  • We are currently recruiting for our Fall 2022, Spring 2023, and Summer 2023 internship programs.

Compensation

  • We provide paid internships to Masters and Ph.D. level internships.

Contact Information

To apply for our internship program, or request additional information, please contact our Administrative Coordinator, Kelly Powell.

kellypowell@sophicsynergistics.com