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2024 Summer Internship Tech Research Scientist - London

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🚀 Summer Internship


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Summer Internship

Data, Software Engineering•London


  • Spotify is looking for enthusiastic students with a passion for streaming audio and an ambition to go far. This isn't just any internship! Our paid internship program will give you the chance to gain in-depth knowledge of what it's like to be a Spotify employee as well as get the opportunity to see the technology side of a fast growing company! Our summer internships will last for approximately 10 weeks this summer and start in the beginning of June.
  • We are looking for a Research Scientist intern in the fields of artificial intelligence, machine learning, economics, foundational modeling, LLMs, recommender systems, speech processing, natural language processing, or information retrieval. We are a distributed team located in the US (East Coast) and Europe working on a diverse range of research topics and applied problems. We use a variety of approaches and methods to answer research questions related to how people interact and engage with Spotify. We work on a broad range of Spotify features – AI DJ, personalized playlists such as Discover Weekly and Daily Mix, the Homepage, Search and other AI systems powering recommendations of music, podcasts, and audiobooks to 180 million users with billions of interactions.


  • You are pursuing a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Information Science, Data Science, Statistics, Economics or related areas with a strong computational focus
  • You currently have valid work authorization to work in the country in which this role is based that will extend from June to August 2024
  • Plus if you have publications in communities such as NeurIPS, ICML, ICLR, EC, AAAI, RecSys, The Web Conference, ACL, SIGIR, WSDM, KDD, Interspeech, or related venues
  • You are a creative problem-solver who is passionate about digging into challenging problems and devising innovative ways to reach results
  • You have experience with the complexities of modeling and analyzing real-world data

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Software Engineering


  • Be part of an interdisciplinary team passionate about making every user interaction with Spotify outstanding through personalization and discovery, and in the process pushing innovation and contributing to the wider research community by publishing papers
  • Apply your scientific knowledge to application-oriented problems in artificial intelligence, economics, machine learning, search and recommendation, speech processing, and natural language processing, combining insights fom your expertise with those of our diverse team of research scientists
  • Be a valued member of an autonomous, multi-functional team working in collaboration with other scientists, engineers, product managers, designers, user researchers, and analysts across Spotify to craft creative solutions to challenging problems
  • Help to develop thoughtful, efficient, and intuitive new ways to search, explore and discover music, podcasts, and audiobooks


Work type

Full time

Work mode


Application deadline

Mar 15, 2024