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Microsoft Corporation Research Intern - Azure Cognitive Services: Language in Redmond, Washington

Research Internships at Microsoft provide a dynamic environment for research careers with a network of world-class research labs led by globally-recognized scientists and engineers, who pursue innovation in a range of scientific and technical disciplines to help solve complex challenges in diverse fields, including computing, healthcare, economics, and the environment.

The Cognitive Services team in the Azure AI organization is on a mission to advance the state of the art in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and deliver against our company vision for how intelligent cloud and intelligent edge will shape the next phase of innovation. The Cognitive Services team includes top researchers from across Microsoft to create a center of excellence in speech, computer vision and natural language.

The Language Product and Research Team is looking for Research Interns in natural language processing, understanding and generation. In this position, you will conduct both fundamental and applied research under the supervision of Microsoft mentors. As a Research Intern, you will have the opportunity to prototype, demonstrate and publish your results, and more importantly to advance the state-of-the-art technologies forward to impact millions of users.

Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. As employees we come together with a growth mindset, innovate to empower others, and collaborate to realize our shared goals. Each day we build on our values of respect, integrity, and accountability to create a culture of inclusion where everyone can thrive at work and beyond.

Responsibilities

Research Interns put inquiry and theory into practice. Alongside fellow doctoral candidates and some of the world’s best researchers, Research Interns learn, collaborate, and network for life. Research Interns not only advance their own careers, but they also contribute to exciting research and development strides. During the 12-week internship, Research Interns are paired with mentors and expected to collaborate with other Research 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

Required Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled PhD candidate in natural language processing, deep learning, machine learning, AI or a related field.

  • At least 1 year of research experience in natural language processing, deep learning, machine learning, AI or a related field.

Other Requirements

  • Research Interns are expected to be physically located in their manager’s Microsoft worksite location for the duration of their internship.

  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficient algorithmic problem solving and software development skills (Python, C/C++, etc.).

  • Experience with open-source tools such as PyTorch, Tensorflow, etc.

  • Publication(s) in top-tier conferences or journals in related fields (e.g., ACL, NAACL, EMNLP, NeurIPS, ICML, etc.).

  • Efficient communication and writing skills.

Applied Sciences IC3 - The typical base pay range for this role across the U.S. is USD $6,290 - $12,170 per Monthly. There is a different range applicable to specific work locations, within the San Francisco Bay area and New York City metropolitan area, and the base pay range for this role in those locations is USD $8,060 - $13,240 per Monthly.

Learn more about base pay ranges and pay equity: https://careers.microsoft.com/v2/global/en/us-intern-pay.html

Microsoft accepts applications and processes offers for these roles on an ongoing basis.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. Consistent with applicable law, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, immigration status, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran or military status, race, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local laws, regulations and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application process, read more about requesting accommodations (https://careers.microsoft.com/v2/global/en/accessibility.html) .

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