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Comcast Research Intern (NLP) in Sunnyvale, California

Job Summary

Summer Graduate Research Internships with the Comcast Applied AI & Discovery team focusing on Natural Language Processing (NLP)

Job Description

Graduate Research Internship - Comcast Applied AI & Discovery (NLP)

Are you interested in large-scale machine learning and deep learning? Do you want to work with the billions of queries made with the most advanced voice remote for the TV or help us to reinvent customer service using machine learning? Create new entertainment experiences by analyzing huge multimedia content libraries and thousands of live TV channels? Build the foundation for the digital home by making sense of data from millions of smart cameras and IoT sensors or improve our customer service solutions using chat bots and reinforcement learning?

If these difficult research problems excite you and you have experience in at least one or more of the following areas -Deep Learning, NLP, Speech Recognition/Audio Analytics, Computer Vision, Data Science, Recommendation Systems, and Reinforcement Learning, we’re looking for you!

Comcast Applied AI & Discovery team is filling multiple graduate student intern positions for this summer (minimum of 12 weeks, can start throughout the year). We are an innovative research group within Comcast’s Technology & Product organization with offices in Washington DC, Sunnyvale CA, Philadelphia, Denver and Chicago that does groundbreaking research to support the development of novel Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning based products for Comcast’s more than 30 Million consumers.

Potential projects will focus on (but are not limited to):

  • Improve neural models for NLP in domains such as entertainment, digital home, sports and customer care

  • Multi-domain natural language understanding and conversational dialogue

  • Active learning approaches to extract labels automatically from real user interactions

The ideal applicant should currently be enrolled in a university PhD program (strong MSc students are also welcomed to apply), with 2+ years research experience in one of the relevant areas and be able to obtain a work authorization in the US. Applicants should also have good programming and software development skills, and be comfortable working in an interdisciplinary, team-oriented, applied research environment. The expected output of an internship is a novel contribution to the production machine learning systems, potentially leading to a scientific publication and/or a patent application.

This summer all of our internship opportunities will be remote. We feature an informal, open atmosphere, and cultivate a start-up culture with the backing of a Fortune 50 company. To better serve our community, we believe the diversity of our team should reflect the diversity of our customers.

Relevant Work Experience

0-2 Years

Salary:

Base Pay: $55.00

Base pay is one part of the Total Rewards that Comcast provides to compensate and recognize employees for their work. Most sales positions are eligible for a Commission under the terms of an applicable plan, while most non-sales positions are eligible for a Bonus. Additionally, Comcast provides best-in-class Benefits. We believe that benefits should connect you to the support you need when it matters most, and should help you care for those who matter most. That’s why we provide an array of options, expert guidance and always-on tools, that are personalized to meet the needs of your reality – to help support you physically, financially and emotionally through the big milestones and in your everyday life. Please visit the compensation and benefits summary (https://jobs.comcast.com/life-at-comcast/benefits) on our careers site for more details.

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