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 website? Should I invest in buying an online course or a book? Do I even need a course? Is this podcast even about user experience? Will any of this apply to industry? Is this going to help me ace my interviews and land a decent internship? …
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 intern at Udemy so they can make a more informed decision. …