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User Experience Internship

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The UX Internship is designed for students interested in UX (user experience design) and UI (user interface design.) Interns learn to conduct user research and web usability studies for the Libraries' spaces, services, and online presences, including the Libraries' website, Tripod, and other web platforms. Read about some of our work in the AUX blog! (Assessment + User Experience)

The Internship is a two semester experience. Look for application announcements for 2024-25 after Spring Break, and email Assessment + User Experience Librarian, Mary Huissen, at with questions.

LibUX Interns 2023/24

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Samira Begum

Samira Begum, '25 is a junior from New York City, studying Economics and Mathematics/Statistics. She's interested in using optimization-based computation to inform policy-making. In her free time, she enjoys rock climbing, cooking, and trying everything pistachio-flavored.

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Amanda Bonnet

Amanda Bonnet '24 is a senior from Connecticut. She is pursuing a major in both Computer Science and French & Francophone Studies. She is passionate about improving the accessibility of platforms through UX/UI design. In their free time, they enjoy singing and doing art.

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Khaliun Enkhbayar

Kali (she/her) is a senior from Mongolia, double majoring in Medical Anthropology and Economics. She's learning to view technology and products from a human-centered perspective extending to multiple dimensions of a product: social, cultural, and economic.

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Harrisson Li

Harrisson Li (he/him) is a sophomore from Philadelphia, PA and a prospective math major. He wants to hone his skills as well as increase his marketing knowledge through exploring UX design. In his free time, he enjoys playing basketball, listening to music, and chilling with friends.

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Olivia Medeiros-Sakimoto

Born and raised in Honolulu, Liv (she/her/they) is a junior at Swarthmore, pursuing an individualized special major titled "Ethics in Film, Design, and Human-Computer Interaction." She is a strong advocate for cultural inclusivity and aims to blend leadership and innovation within her community as President of Swarthmore's Student Government Organization, a University Innovation Fellow with the Stanford, and a UX Research Intern with the Swarthmore Libraries. A creative problem-solver at heart, she hopes to pursue product design in the social-tech space post graduation.

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Marisa Musenga

Marisa Musenga (she/her) is a junior from Rwanda, majoring in Political Science and minoring in Global Studies. She has worked in all three of Swarthmore's main libraries and has been a part of the Libraries' UX Team for three years.