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2024 PhD Software Engineer Intern (Machine Learning) - United States

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20d ago

🚀 Summer Internship

San Francisco

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Summer Internship

Software EngineeringSan Francisco


  • We’re looking for PhD candidates in the machine learning and optimization domain to intern during summer 2024 (12 weeks). You will be embedded in an engineering team and work closely with other specialists, data scientists, and product managers. As a PhD intern, you will work on an exciting yet bold problem in depth independently, under the supervision of an experienced engineer on that team.


  • Currently enrolled in a Ph.D. program studying machine learning, data mining, artificial intelligence, constrained optimization, statistics, or a related quantitative field.
  • Knowledge of underlying technical foundations of statistics, machine learning, optimization, and systems etc.
  • Experience in one or more object-oriented languages, including C++, Java, Python, or Go.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ability to communicate effectively with both technical and business partners.
  • Experience in simplifying/converting business problems into technical problems.
  • Research mentality with a bias towards action to structure a project from idea to experimentation to prototype to implementation.
  • Experience presenting at industry recognized academic conferences and a good publishing record.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Software Engineering


  • Drive exciting, ambitious, previously unsolved projects from end to end.
  • Thrive in ambiguous product requirements.
  • Collaborate with product managers and data scientists closely.
  • Make data driven decisions, with exceptional execution.
  • Be motivated to own projects and push them forward with independence.
  • Most importantly, have a passion to make Uber better for our customers.


Work type

Full time

Work mode



San Francisco