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PhD Residency - Artificial Intelligence

Google Inc

Mountain View, CA 94035
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PhD Residency - Artificial Intelligence


Remote Location

X is Alphabets moonshot factory where uncomfortably ambitious, world-changing ideas are developed and taken out into the world. X projects have the potential to transform the lives of billions of people and make the world a radically better place. For X to be successful, we have to repeatedly turn breakthrough technology ideas into products that solve large problems in the world, and create meaningful businesses for Alphabet.


Our goal at X is to make the world a radically better place. In order to do that we seek fresh unexpected perspectives, from different fields, and thats why were excited about you.

Life here isnt easy, but its fun. Were trying to build things most people cant even imagine, and were doing it with the hope of making a huge, positive impact on the world.Youll be embedded into a moonshot project, where youll partner with team members to solve key challenges.

This isnt your ordinary internship. Youll be positively challenged and pushed professionally, in ways that you may have never experienced. If this excites you - keep reading.


+ To be placed on one of our confidential or public X projects

+ To get paid competitively and with Google benefits

+ To be part of a lively community of other Interns and Residents

+ To addend colloquium and discussions with team leads from across Google, DeepMind and external organizations


+ Due to Covid-19, internships are held remotely through 2021

+ Laptops and equipment will be provided

+ Duration: a flexible 4 mo. to 1 year program based on project team needs and your availability.


+ Must be enrolled in an academic program and working towards completing a PhD degree


+ Collaborating with confidential X Project team to applying AI to their project's mission

+ Understanding the projects challenges

+ Suggesting a number of ways in which AI can apply to those challenges

+ Prototyping solutions

+ Work closely with team members to implement solutions

+ Learning Moonshot thinking, attending colloquium and tech talks

+ Engaging with the X Internship community during the program

+ Having fun!


+ Must be enrolled in a Phd program focused in a STEM field such as Computer Science, Physics, Chemistry, Neuroscience or Mathematics/Statistics.

+ Strong interest and familiarity with machine learning.

+ Completed coursework in calculus, linear algebra, and probability, or their equivalent.

+ Experience with one or more general purpose programming languages, including but not limited to: Python, Java, C/C++

+ Experience with machine learning systems, algorithms or applications such as: deep learning, computer vision, robotics, optimization, on-device learning, nlp, audio/speech recognition, signal processing or time-series analysis.


+ Experience working with TensorFlow

+ Open-source projects that demonstrate relevant skills and/or publications in relevant conferences and journals (e.g. NIPS, ICML, ICLR, CVPR, ICCV, ECCV, ICASSP)

At X, we don't just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please contact us

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