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Research Scientist Intern - TikTok Core Recommendation - 2024 Off-Cycle (PhD)

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TikTok

5d ago

  • Internship
    Full-time
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Software Engineering
  • Seattle

AI generated summary

  • You must be pursuing a PhD in Computer Science, with published papers in ML/AI conferences and knowledge of recommendation models. Good writing skills are a must.
  • You will improve recommendation models using cutting-edge machine learning techniques, validate effectiveness with datasets, and explore frontier research in recommendation algorithms.

Requirements

  • Currently pursuing a Ph.D degree in Computer Science or related fields
  • Ability to work as intern for 10-24 weeks
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Published papers in Top ML/AI conferences.
  • Familiar with the academic advancements of recommendation models.
  • Good academic writing skills.

Responsibilities

  • Improve recommendation models at massive scales, through applying state-of-art machine learning techniques across all ranking phases including but not limited to coldstart, retrieval, ranking and etc.
  • Familiar with the academic advancements of recommendation models. Conduct cutting-edge application-driven research to explore the frontier of recommendation algorithmic domain. Validate the effectiveness of recommendation models using open-source datasets.

FAQs

What are the responsibilities of the Research Scientist Intern in the TikTok Core Recommendation team?

The responsibilities include improving recommendation models at massive scales, applying state-of-the-art machine learning techniques across all ranking phases, conducting cutting-edge research on recommendation algorithms, and validating models using open-source datasets.

What qualifications are required for this position?

The minimum qualifications include currently pursuing a Ph.D degree in Computer Science or related fields and the ability to work as an intern for 10-24 weeks. Preferred qualifications include published papers in Top ML/AI conferences, familiarity with academic advancements in recommendation models, and good academic writing skills.

Entertainment & Media
Industry
10,001+
Employees
2017
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

TikTok is a social media platform where users create and share short videos on various topics, including entertainment, education, and lifestyle. Their ultimate goal is to inspire creativity and bring joy to people's lives through engaging and entertaining content. TikTok's purpose is to provide a platform for self-expression and connection, fostering a global community where individuals can express themselves authentically and connect with others who share similar interests and passions.