Facebook Research Intern, Audio Embedding for Style and Emotion (PhD University Student) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Summary:

Oculus Research Pittsburgh is looking for exceptional interns to help us create a revolution in virtual reality—with a focus on achieving social presence. Expertise in computer vision, machine learning, and computer graphics are especially appreciated, but smart, motivated people with strong coding or hardware backgrounds are more than welcome, and strong math skills are a huge plus. We want to build a broad virtual reality research community, so we encourage publishing. Come join us as we make VR happen!

Required Skills:

  1. In this project, we will explore embeddings of audio to separate content, style, and emotion, towards transfer across people and characters.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Pursuing a PhD or Masters degree in Computer Science or a related STEM field

  2. Must be currently enrolled in a full time degree program and returning to the program after the completion of the internship

  3. Excellent interpersonal skills, cross-group and cross-culture collaboration

  4. High levels of creativity and quick problem solving capabilities

  5. Proven track record of achieving significant results

  6. Ability to obtain work authorization in the United States in 2017

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Demonstrates experience via an internship, work experience, coding competitions or PhD papers

  2. Knowledge of deep learning, reinforcement learning, and/or computer vision

Industry: Internet

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