Research Intern - AI For Good Research Lab

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Location:Redmond, Washington
Job Type:Full Time

Virtual Internship

Participation in the Research Internship Program requires that you are physically located in the United States or Canada for the duration of the internship


AI for Humanitarian Action, AI for Earth, AI for Accessibility, and Digital Crimes. These are some of the programs at Microsoft where you can apply your world-class expertise to have a huge impact on global and local challenges. Come to work every day and contribute to projects that help save lives, alleviate suffering, and restore human dignity. Use the power of technology and AI to promote human rights, increase accessibility for those with disabilities, and seek solutions to climate change.

These are ambitious aims but with access to our technology, resources, global scale, and genuine commitment to using the power of AI and technology for good, they are achievable. We call this AI for Good and we empower our partners across the globe with our research, platforms, and technology.

Researchers and Data Scientists have a fantastic opportunity to work on projects in a newly created AI for Good Research Lab team. As a part of this team, you will get an opportunity to work at the cutting edge of research and data science with some of the brightest minds in the field, whilst knowing that you are generating solutions to some of the most demanding and defining challenges of our time. This successful candidate will work closely with teams across Microsoft to deliver world class solutions to some of the world’s most pressing problems

Responsibilities

In addition to the qualifications below, you’ll need to submit a minimum of two reference letters for this position. After you submit your application, a request for letters may be sent to your list of references on your behalf. Note that reference letters cannot be requested until after you have submitted your application, and furthermore, that they might not be automatically requested for all candidates. You may wish to alert your letter writers in advance, so they will be ready to submit your letter.

Required Qualifications

  • Must be accepted or currently enrolled in a PhD program in a field related to machine learning, statistics, biology, or healthcare e.g. Computer Science, Biomedical Informatics, Biomedical engineering, Computational Biology and other related STEM fields.
  • Must have at least 1 year of experience in deep learning
  • Participation in the Research Internship Program requires that you are physically located in the United States or Canada for the duration of the internship

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated ability to develop original research agendas.
  • Must be able to collaborate effectively with other researchers and product development teams.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, cross-group, and cross-culture collaboration.
  • Ability to think unconventionally to derive creative and innovative solutions.

Interns put inquiry and theory into practice. Alongside fellow doctoral candidates and some of the world’s best researchers, interns learn, collaborate, and network for life. Interns not only advance their own careers, but they also contribute to exciting research and development strides. During the 12-week internship, students are paired with mentors and expected to collaborate with other interns and researchers, present findings, and contribute to the vibrant life of the community. Research internships are available in all areas of research, and are offered year-round, though they typically begin in the summer.

Qualifications

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.

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