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Research Intern - Large Language Models Foundations

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2mo ago

🚀 Off-cycle Internship


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  • You must be a current PhD student in a STEM field, with 1 year of Large Language Model training experience. Additional references and knowledge of machine learning foundations are preferred.
  • You will collaborate with researchers, present findings, and contribute to exciting research and development strides during the 12-week internship at Microsoft.

Off-cycle Internship

Data, 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.
  • Come work with the team behind Sparks of AGI and the phi LLMs! We will work together on elucidating foundational issues of Large Language Models.
  • Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. As employees we come together with a growth mindset, innovate to empower others, and collaborate to realize our shared goals. Each day we build on our values of respect, integrity, and accountability to create a culture of inclusion where everyone can thrive at work and beyond.


  • Required Qualifications:
  • Currently enrolled in a PhD program in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related STEM field
  • At least 1 year experience with training Large Language Models (not necessarily large scale ones)
  • Other Requirements:
  • 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:
  • Solid knowledge of the foundations of machine learning
  • Experience with (Large Language Models) LLM evaluation

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, 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.


Work type

Full time

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