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Research Intern, Machine Learning (PhD University Student) Fall 2019 Facebook
Seattle, WA

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Facebook is seeking Research Interns to join various teams in developing next generation products and platforms doing research and engineering at scale. As a Research Intern, you will help us bring the best of Artificial Intelligence technology to Facebook products. Our efforts are to push the bar in three directions: build reliable platforms that scale to thousands of engineers, push state of the art in AI for maximum product impact and build new experiences using AI. Focus areas include: Machine Learning, Computer Vision, AR/VR, Speech Recognition, Infrastructure, Natural Language Understanding and more.

The duration of this internship is 16 weeks with Summer, Fall, and Winter start dates. We have openings in our Menlo Park. New York and Seattle offices. Internships will be awarded on a rolling basis and candidates are encouraged to apply early.

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* Perform research to advance the science and technology of intelligent machines

Perform research that enables learning the semantics of data (images, video, text, audio, and other modalities)

Devise better data-driven models of human behavior

Contribute research that can be applied to Facebook product development

Perform specific responsibilities which vary by team


* Pursuing a PhD degree in Computer Science or related field

Extensive experience solving analytical problems using quantitative approaches

Comfort manipulating and analyzing complex, high-volume, high-dimensionality data from varying sources

Must obtain work authorization in country of employment at the time of hire, and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment

Currently enrolled in a full-time degree program and returning to the program after the completion of the internship/co-op


* A strong interest in theoretical and empirical research and for answering hard questions with research

Ability to communicate complex research in a clear, precise, and actionable manner

Fluency in C++, Java or other related language

Experience in machine learning and optimization

Experience building systems based on machine learning and/or deep learning methods

Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at

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