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Research Intern - Azure Systems Research

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2mo ago

🚀 Summer Internship


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  • You must be enrolled in a Master's or PhD program in Computer Science or related field, or have a Bachelor's with 1 year of research experience. Physical presence at the Microsoft worksite is required. Excellent communication skills and ability to develop original research agendas are preferred.
  • You will collaborate with researchers, present findings, and contribute to exciting research and development projects at Microsoft as a Research Intern - Azure Systems Research.

Summer Internship

Software EngineeringRedmond


  • Research Internships at Microsoft provide a dynamic environment for research careers with a network of world-class research labs led by globally-recognized scientists and engineers, who pursue innovation in a range of scientific and technical disciplines to help solve complex challenges in diverse fields, including computing, healthcare, economics, and the environment.
  • Azure Systems Research is a research group that brings forward-looking systems research directly into the core of Azure. The group migrated from the Systems Research Group at Microsoft Research for a closer integration with Azure.


  • Requried Qualifications:
  • Currently enrolled in a Master’s or PhD program in Computer Science or related STEM field,
  • OR (ii) be currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s program in Computer Science or related STEM field and have at least 1 year of experience in conducting research, evidenced by a peer-reviewed publication (as a co-author).
  • Other Requirements:
  • Research Interns are expected to be physically located in their manager’s Microsoft worksite location for the duration of their internship.
  • In addition to the qualifications above, you’ll need to submit a minimum of two reference letters for this position. After you submit your application, a request for letters may be sent to your list of references on your behalf. Note that reference letters cannot be requested until after you have submitted your application, and furthermore, that they might not be automatically requested for all candidates. You may wish to alert your letter writers in advance, so they will be ready to submit your letter.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated ability to develop original research agendas.
  • Be able to collaborate effectively with other researchers and product development teams.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, cross-group, and cross-culture collaboration.
  • Ability to think unconventionally to derive creative and innovative solutions.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Software Engineering


  • Research Interns put inquiry and theory into practice. Alongside fellow doctoral candidates and some of the world’s best researchers, interns learn, collaborate, and network for life. Research Interns not only advance their own careers, but they also contribute to exciting research and development strides. During the 12-week internship, Research Interns are paired with mentors and expected to collaborate with other interns and researchers, present findings, and contribute to the vibrant life of the community. Research internships are available in all areas of research, and are offered year-round, though they typically begin in the summer.
  • Research interns are also expected to:
  • Engage early with their mentors to clearly formulate a plan of work for the 12 weeks of the research internship.
  • Clearly and frequently document and communicate their progress, making adjustments to the plan as the project evolves.
  • Participate in relevant meetings, and in relevant activities with other research interns.
  • Show initiative throughout the research internship.


Work type

Full time

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