Research Intern, Annotation

(Pittsburgh, PA)

Careers at Oculus

Part of Facebook

Oculus Research Pittsburgh is looking for exceptional interns to help us create a revolution in virtual reality—with a focus on achieving social presence. Expertise in computer vision, machine learning, and computer graphics are especially appreciated, but smart, motivated people with strong coding or hardware backgrounds are more than welcome, and strong math skills are a huge plus. We want to build a broad virtual reality research community, so we encourage publishing. Come join us as we make VR happen!

Our internships are 3 to 6 months in duration and we have various start dates throughout the year.


  • Develop an intelligent annotation system for labeling point cloud data.
  • Build and support internal tools for data labeling and curation.
  • Work with annotation team coordinators to provide easy interfaces for monitoring progress and reviewing label quality.
  • Contribute to development of front-end systems for internal tools, including demos, user interfaces and new features.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Pursuing a PhD or Masters degree in Computer Science or a related STEM field
  • Must be currently enrolled in a full time degree program and returning to the program after the completion of the internship
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, cross-group and cross-culture collaboration
  • High levels of creativity and quick problem solving capabilities
  • Proven track record of achieving significant results
  • Ability to obtain work authorization in the United States in 2017

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated software engineering experience via an internship, work experience, coding competitions or PhD papers
  • Knowledge of React, Javascript, PHP and MySQL.
  • Experience with large scale front end development
  • Experience with GUI development using cross-platform libraries (Qt is preferred)
  • Experience with OpenGL and OpenCV

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