Research Intern - Microsoft Translator
Microsoft
Redmond WA USA

Job Details

Updated on 2020-08-07 02:56:05

Empower every person and organization on the planet to achieve more. That’s what inspires us, drives our work, and pushes us to challenge the status quo every day. At Microsoft, we also work to empower our employees, so they can achieve more. We believe we should each find meaning in our work and we ensure employees have the freedom and the reach to help make a difference in the world.

 

Microsoft Research provides a dynamic environment for research careers with a network of world-class research labs led by globally-recognized scientists and engineers. Our researchers and engineers pursue innovation in a range of scientific and technical disciplines in diverse fields.

 

Machine Translation

 

Our team builds and runs the translation service that powers translations in Skype, Bing, Office and Windows, as well as translation apps on iOS and Android. The service is also used by thousands of companies around the world to translate everything from social media to technical documents.

 

Responsibilities

As a research intern you will be able to help shaping the future of Neural Machine Translation via tackling real life problems and working along with other researchers and interns. During the 12-week internship, interns are paired with mentors and expected to collaborate with other interns and researchers, present findings, and contribute to the vibrant life of the community. Interns are expected and highly encouraged to publish research papers as a result of their internship. Research internships are available in all areas of research, and are offered year-round, though they typically begin in the summer.

 

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

 

  • Must have experience with deep learning for Machine Translation or Natural language Processing
  • Must be currently enrolled in a PhD program in Computer Science or a related STEM filed.

 

Preferred Qualifications

 

  • Demonstrated ability to develop original research ideas.
  • Must be able to collaborate effectively with other researchers and product development teams.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, cross-group, and cross-culture collaboration.

 

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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Research Intern - Microsoft Translator
Microsoft
Redmond WA USA