Facebook AI Research Internship Programme 2021 for Graduate Students

Facebook AI Research Internship Programme

Facebook is seeking Research Interns to join Facebook AI Research Internship Programme for graduate students. This internship has a minimum 12-week duration beginning in January. Internships will be awarded on a rolling basis and candidates are encouraged to apply early.

About the Facebook AI Research Internship Programme

Facebook is committed to advancing the field of artificial intelligence by making fundamental advances in scientific methods and technologies to help interact with and understand our world. The company is seeking individuals passionate in areas such as deep learning, computer vision, audio and speech processing, natural language processing, machine learning, reinforcement learning, computational statistics, and applied mathematics.

Applicants are expected to be pursuing a PhD in one of the areas listed above. Also, if you are an outstanding Masters students or B.S. candidates intending to enroll in a graduate program at the conclusion of the internship, Facebook may consider you. The program is for candidates in Europe, Middle East & African (EMEA) Countries.

To learn more about the company’s research, visit the Facebook research page.

Eligibility Criteria for the Facebook AI Research Internship Programme

Below are the eligibility criteria

  • Currently has, or is in the process of obtaining, a Masters / PhD degree.
  • Publications or experience in fields related to in machine learning, AI, computer vision, natural language processing, computational neuroscience, optimisation, computer science, statistics, applied mathematics, or data science.
  • Experience solving analytical problems using quantitative approaches.
  • Ability to manipulate and analyse large scale, high-dimensionality data from varying sources
  • Experience in utilising theoretical and empirical research to solve problems.
  • Knowledge in a programming language.
  • Must obtain work authorization in country of employment at the time of hire, and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment.

Aside the criteria above, the candidates also need to meet the qualifications below:

  • Intent to return to degree-program after the completion of the internship / co-op.
  • Pursuing a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • First-author publications at peer-reviewed AI conferences (e.g. NIPS, ICML, ICLR, CVPR, ICCV, ECCV, ACL, NAACL, and EMNLP).
  • Experience building systems based on machine learning and/or deep learning methods.
  • Research and software engineer experience demonstrated via an internship, work experience, or coding competitions.
  • Knowledge in Python, Lua, C++, C, C# and/or Java.

Intern’s Responsibilities

Throughout the program, the interns will perform the responsibilities below

  • Perform research to advance the science and technology of intelligent systems.
  • Perform research that improves understanding and representation of the semantics of data (images, video, text, audio, and other modalities).
  • Devise data-driven models of human behaviour.
  • Influence progress of relevant research communities by producing publications.
  • Collaborate and increase productivity on existing research projects

How to Apply:

To apply for the internship, visit the application page.