Product and User Experience Intern

Job description

Are you currently studying and looking for a 5 to 6 month internship as of September 2020? Come and make an impact in the world of medical research!

Who is Castor?

Castor is a young, dynamic and fast growing healthtech startup. What’s our mission? To bring medical research practices into the digital age. Using real time, standardised , inclusive and broader datasets we hope to fundamentally change the broken evidence based medicine process through use of data. BOOM! You’ve found yourself a company with a true purpose. Learn more at and our Life at Castor instagram channel.

What exciting project will you work on?

As our customer portfolio grows and diversifies, so must our product and service offering. You’ll help uncover new product development opportunities through researching new and prospective customers, scanning the current competitor and comparator industries for inspiration, ultimately helping to build confidence in our product roadmap.

What else will you be getting involved with?

On top of this fun and engaging project, you will also work with the product team to explore and uncover insights to inform product development:

  • Identify and recruit research participants
  • Help to create rock solid research plans and conduct a wide range of research activities
  • Participate in healthy cross-functional collaboration within an iterative research, design and development environment
  • Help Castor maximize the impact of medical research, ultimately improving healthcare

What skills you’ll bring

You’ll be an ‘eager beaver’ who uses ideas and insights to make our processes awesome:

  • Familiarity with ‘Design Thinking’ and common research techniques
  • Experience synthesizing info, identifying common themes, and communicating findings
  • An interest in tech and improving the world of medical research
  • A passion to gain practical experience in design thinking, group facilitation, and research
  • An interest for career paths in the high-demand fields of UX design, innovation & customer insights

How do we say thank you?

At Castor we truly live our core values, believing we can achieve anything with a healthy and happy team. With this in mind, we offer the following benefits:

  • A monthly allowance of €600 for 40 hours per week
  • A travel allowance to cover your journey to and from our Castor Burrow (aka - the office)
  • Free lunch, snacks, and Friday afternoon drinks
  • Brand new offices by Amsterdam Amstelstation (with a yoga and meditation space!)
  • An environment where you can learn and develop yourself alongside our Design team
  • The start-up experience with a fast-growing company (even SeedTable says we’re one to watch!)