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Research Intern - Office of the Chief Scientific Officer

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2mo ago

🚀 Off-cycle Internship

Sunnyvale +1

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  • You must be enrolled in an MS or PhD program in STEM or related fields, have research experience, be located at a Microsoft worksite, provide two reference letters, and have skills in developing original research agendas and collaboration.
  • You will collaborate with fellow researchers and mentors, contribute to exciting strides in research and development, present findings, and network for life.

Off-cycle Internship

Research & Development, ScienceSunnyvale, Redmond


  • The Office of the Chief Scientific Officer works with senior leadership at Microsoft on strategy and opportunities at the frontiers of science and engineering. The office collaborates closely with teams across Microsoft, including Microsoft Research and divisional (R&D) teams. Efforts by the office include coordinate projects, reviews, and syntheses as well as new scientific explorations and deep dives on promising research areas. We are currently seeking Research Intern applications for spring, summer, or fall of 2024. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, challenges and opportunities in the areas of artificial intelligence, biology, and biomedicine. 


  • Required Qualifications:
  • Currently enrolled in an MS or PhD program in CS, EE, biology, biomedical informatics, or a related STEM field or similar level programs in ethics, law, or policy-related fields.
  • At least 1 year of experience in conducting research, writing peer-reviewed publications.
  • 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.
  • Efficient interpersonal skills, cross-group, and cross-culture collaboration.
  • History of effective collaborations with researchers and other colleagues.
  • Passion about embarking on creative, out-of-the-box, unconventional efforts in pursuit of new results and directions.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Research & Development


  • 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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Sunnyvale, Redmond