Research Intern, Portal AI (PhD)

As part of the Portal AI team, you will be responsible for creating cutting-edge algorithms and technologies that can significantly enhance Facebook's Portal product to understand visual/audio environments and interact with users. By creatively applying Deep Learning technologies to various applications and services, you will contribute to taking the user experiences on Portal to the next level. You will have opportunities to demonstrate your work on current and upcoming Portal platforms. Our internships are twelve (12) to sixteen (16) weeks long and we have various start dates throughout the year.

RESEARCH INTERN, PORTAL AI (PHD) RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design, develop and implement novel AI algorithms for Portal for example in people detection and tracking, segmentation, or action and gesture recognition
  • Contribute to cutting edge research in machine learning/computer vision that can be applied to future Portal products
  • Identify areas of differentiation and innovation by leveraging new and existing audio/vision and Deep Learning algorithms
  • Prototype algorithms and system applications in Python/C++/Java
  • Publish the results in a top conference
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Currently has, or is in the process of obtaining, a PhD degree in Computer Vision, Computer Science, Machine Learning or a related technical field.
  • Interpersonal skills: cross-group and cross-culture collaboration
  • Familiar with at least one deep learning tools and packages like pyTorch, TensorFlow, etc.
  • Experience with Python or C++
  • Must obtain work authorization in the country of employment at the time of hire and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Intent to return to degree-program after the completion of the internship/co-op
  • Publications in top-tier journals and conferences
  • Experience with production machine learning projects
  • Experience with On-device/CPU/GPU optimization
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