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Summer Internship - Computational Neuroscience, Large Scale Simulation

Google Inc


Location:
Mountain View, CA 94035
Date:
11/16/2020
2020-11-162021-02-14
Google Inc
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Summer Internship - Computational Neuroscience, Large Scale Simulation





Internship





Virtual













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.



THE FOUNDATION OF AN AMAZING JOURNEY



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.



DURING YOUR INTERNSHIP YOU CAN EXPECT:





+ 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





DETAILS:





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



+ Laptops and equipment will be provided



+ Duration: May-June 2021 start date; 12-14 weeks on average





REQUIREMENTS:





+ Must be enrolled in an academic program and working towards completing an Undergraduate or Master's degree





WHAT YOU'LL BE WORKING ON:





+ Execute computational neuroscience experiments



+ Interpret results and prepare presentations or white papers describing those results to technicalandnon-technical audiences



+ Interact with collaborator teams to learn their requirements, implement those requirements in experiments



+ Learn about the intellectual property / technology transfer process





MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:





+ Currently enrolled in an Undergraduate or Masters program in a STEM field such as CS, Physics, Chemistry, Neuroscience or Mathematics/Statistics with a strong interest in machine learning.



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



+ Completed coursework in neuroscience, biological psychology, or similar



+ Experience with Python, especially TensorFlow



+ 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.





PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:





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



+ Exposure to neurally plausible computation, either via coursework or lab research

+ 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 at:x-accommodation-request@x.team.




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