If I were to go back to my excited-to-go-to-college self, here’s what I’d tell him.
I still remember how stressful my high school years were when I was applying for universities abroad from Egypt. Because of how overwhelmed I was, I was just focused on getting accepted into prestigious US institutions and didn’t think much about what would happen afterward.
Before you read this article, here are a few pieces of background information that I think you should know about me and my experience to help put things in their appropriate context.
Getting started with UX Research? Take a look at this.
When I first learned about UX Research, I immediately fell in love and I decided that it is what I wanted to do upon graduation. Since I’m still a student, I decided one way to get hands-on experience in the field is to do a UX Research internship.
But as I tried to find resources to learn more about UX Research, I got overwhelmed by all the different channels on which I can learn about it.
Are these credible blogs? Am I going to waste my time learning on this…
Wondering what it is like to be an intern at Udemy?
This year the User Experience (UX) Research team at Udemy decided to bring on board their first intern, and I was fortunate enough to be the one to fill the role.
Throughout the application process, I was really curious to know what it is like to be an intern at Udemy. I kept searching the internet to learn more, but I didn’t find enough details to soothe my curiosity.
Therefore, I thought I’d write this article for future interns to get a taste of what it is like to…
Place: Alexandria, Egypt | Time: Pre-2015
“Yes uncle, I can jailbreak your iPhone…”
For as long as I can remember, I had always been tech savvy.
I used to spend extended periods of time on my computer learning about things (that were mostly tech related). I also used to game. When I was 12, I created a little hack for an online game and got thousands of views on YouTube.
By the time I was in high school, I was the go-to guy among my friends and family for any tech-related advice.
My teachers, friends, and family all expected me…
Product Manager @Pluralsight • Former UX Research Intern @Udemy