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Research Intern - Data-Driven Accessibility

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Microsoft

Nov 28

  • Internship
    Full-time
    Summer Internship
  • Research & Development
    Software Engineering
  • New York City

AI generated summary

  • Candidate must be enrolled in a PhD program in Computer Science or related field, able to work on-site, submit reference letters, have original research ability, and experience in HCI, ML, or Accessibility.
  • As a Research Intern at Microsoft, the candidate will collaborate with fellow doctoral candidates and researchers to put their inquiry and theory into practice. They will work on exciting research and development projects, present findings, and contribute to the vibrant community of researchers.

Requirements

  • Required Qualifications:
  • Accepted or currently enrolled in a PhD program in Computer Science or a related field.
  • 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.
  • Experience with coursework and/or research in one or more of the following areas: Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Machine Learning, Accessibility.

Responsibilities

  • Research Interns put inquiry and theory into practice. Alongside fellow doctoral candidates and some of the world’s best researchers, Research 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 Research 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.

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