Do you enjoy working in an entrepreneurial environment solving complex problems and delivering innovative assessment solutions? Does the challenge of solving hard, complex problems alongside smart, fun applied scientists sound like the perfect way to spend your summer?
Amazon is currently recruiting for a 3-month summer internship at our company headquarters in Seattle. In this role you will be part of the Talent Assessment team and work closely with teams across Amazon to assist in the development of innovative assessment strategies for selection. You will work with I-O psychology staff and business leaders to perform job analyses, competency modeling, assessment development activities and assessment validation. Successful candidates will have experience in assessment development and statistical analysis, be detail-driven, and have excellent problem-solving abilities.
* Be responsible for all aspects of one major project with mentorship from a Talent Assessment team member; you will also contribute to additional projects and research * Interact with senior-level project sponsors and multiple business teams * Conduct job analysis activities including focus groups and survey development and analysis * Conduct statistical analysis including descriptive statistics, validation analyses and adverse impact analysis * Develop assessment content with subject matter experts * Analyze complex datasets and write reports of study results; Effectively communicate results to stakeholders * Provide project management support including scheduling and conducting meetings, coordinating focus groups, and managing project timelines * Maintain and update various databasesBasic Qualifications * Master's degree in Industrial-Organizational Psychology or related field; To be eligible you must be currently enrolled in an accredited doctoral degree program in Industrial-Organizational Psychology or related field. * Relevant experience in applied selection practices, research, or talent acquisition strategies * Experience in the selection assessment development cycle: job analysis, content creation, validation, and/or scoring * Proficiency in at least one statistics program (SPSS, R, SAS, etc) Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age