Microsoft Corporation is an American multinational technology company with headquarters in Redmond, Washington. It develops, manufactures, licenses, supports and sells computer software, consumer electronics, personal computers, and services. Its best known software products are the Microsoft Windows line of operating systems, the Microsoft Officesuite, and the Internet Explorer and Edge web browsers. Its flagship hardware products are the Xbox video game consoles and the Microsoft Surface tablet lineup. As of 2016, it is the world's largest software maker by revenue, and one of the world's most valuable companies. The word "Microsoft" is a portmanteau of "microcomputer" and "software".

Microsoft NYC, NY, USA
Dec 15, 2018
Internship
Empower every person and organization on the planet to achieve more. That’s what inspires us, drives our work, and pushes us to challenge the status quo every day. At Microsoft, we also work to empower our employees, so they can achieve more. We believe we should each find meaning in our work and we ensure employees have the freedom and the reach to help make a difference in the world. Microsoft Research provides a dynamic environment for research careers with a network of world-class research labs led by globally-recognized scientists and engineers. Our researchers and engineers pursue innovation in a range of scientific and technical disciplines to help solve complex challenges in diverse fields, including computing, healthcare, economics, and the environment. Microsoft Research New York seeks outstanding Machine Learning intern applicants for Summer 2019. Specific areas of interest include Contextual Bandits, Learning Theory, Learning from Interaction, Natural Language Processing, ML + Human-computer Interaction, and Reinforcement Learning. Microsoft Research offers an exhilarating and supportive environment for cutting-edge, multidisciplinary research, both theoretical and applied, with access to an extraordinary diversity of big and small data sources, an open publications policy, and close links to top academic institutions around the world. We seek applicants with the passion and ability to craft and pursue an independent research program, including a strong publication record at top research venues. Intern mentors include  Hal Daume III ,  Miroslav Dudik ,  Akshay Krishnamurthy ,  Robert Schapire , and  Jenn Wortman Vaughan . We are all part of the  MSR NYC Machine Learning group . We also collaborate extensively with other groups at MSR ( fairness/accountability/transparency/ethics in AI ,  computational economics ,  computational social science , and  computer systems)  and with groups across Microsoft Research. We are committed to building an inclusive, diverse and pluralistic research environment, and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, as well as students with non-traditional backgrounds. Responsibilities Students are paired with mentors and expected to collaborate with other interns and researchers, present findings, and contribute to the vibrant life of the research lab during their 12 week internship. Required Qualifications Must be currently enrolled in a PhD program in Computer Science or a related STEM field.  Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.  We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the  Accommodation request form .  Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.
Microsoft Cambridge, UK
Dec 15, 2018
Mentor program
Work alongside prominent researchers while improving people’s lives with intelligent technology   The Microsoft AI Residency program is a 12-month role designed to advance your career in machine learning research and engineering. The goal of the AI Residency is to help residents become creative and productive AI Researchers, Scientists and Engineers. Residents will gain skills and hands-on experience working on practical AI and machine learning problems that help tackle some of society’s toughest challenges. In our program, you will have the opportunity to work alongside prominent researchers and engineers in either Redmond, WA or Cambridge, UK and contribute to research and products that impact billions of people  The ideal candidate will have a passion for leveraging their expertise from computer science work and/or other technical fields to solve real-world challenges by applying AI and machine learning. Current students will need to graduate from their degree program (BS/MS/ Ph.D.) before the residency begins. We encourage candidates from all over the world and with varied backgrounds to apply! If a candidate requires work authorization, Microsoft will explore options on a case-by-case basis.  Application Deadline:   January 31st, 2019 Interview Period:  February – Mid-March 2019 Notification of Admission:  Late March – Mid-April, 2019 Residency program : September 2019 – August 2020 Responsibilities   In this year-long program, selected residents will:   Gain real-world, hands-on industry experience while working with Microsoft researchers, engineers, and product teams. Learn about deploying machine learning solutions at scale across a range of areas such as healthcare, entertainment, and productivity services. Benefit from rich, hands-on training and mentorship. Be part of a vibrant AI and machine learning community in Cambridge, UK, and Redmond, WA. Receive competitive compensations and be encouraged to apply for regular full-time positions at the end of the residency program.  Qualifications Eligibility Requirements:   BSc, MSc, and PhD graduates with substantial coursework in, but not limited to: computer science, electrical engineering, data science, mathematics, physics, economics, human-computer interaction, and computational biology. Experience developing in at least one high-level language such as Python or C/C++/C# Experience with machine learning techniques or deep learning frameworks is desirable Enthusiasm for growing in the field is essential Ability to work in a highly collaborative, and interdisciplinary environment Strong communication skills  Application Requirements: Please submit an up to date Resume/CV and Cover Letter in one combined document with your application  Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.  We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the  Accommodation request form .  Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.  We offer a competitive salary.  
Microsoft WA, USA
Dec 15, 2018
Mentor program
Work alongside prominent researchers while improving people’s lives with intelligent technology   The Microsoft AI Residency program is a 12-month role designed to advance your career in machine learning research and engineering. The goal of the AI Residency is to help residents become creative and productive AI Researchers, Scientists and Engineers. Residents will gain skills and hands-on experience working on practical AI and machine learning problems that help tackle some of society’s toughest challenges. In our program, you will have the opportunity to work alongside prominent researchers and engineers in either Redmond, WA or Cambridge, UK and contribute to research and products that impact billions of people.  The ideal candidate will have a passion for leveraging their expertise from computer science work and/or other technical fields to solve real-world challenges by applying AI and machine learning. Current students will need to graduate from their degree program (BS/MS/ Ph.D.) before the residency begins. We encourage candidates from all over the world and with varied backgrounds to apply! If a candidate requires work authorization, Microsoft will explore options on a case-by-case basis. Responsibilities   In this year-long program, selected residents will:   Gain real-world, hands-on industry experience while working with Microsoft researchers, engineers, and product teams. Learn about deploying machine learning solutions at scale across a range of areas such as healthcare, entertainment, and productivity services. Benefit from rich, hands-on training and mentorship. Be part of a vibrant AI and machine learning community in Cambridge, UK, and Redmond, WA. Receive competitive compensations and be encouraged to apply for regular full-time positions at the end of the residency program.  Eligibility Requirements:   BSc, MSc, and PhD graduates with substantial coursework in, but not limited to: computer science, electrical engineering, data science, mathematics, physics, economics, human-computer interaction, and computational biology. Experience developing in at least one high-level language such as Python or C/C++/C# Experience with machine learning techniques or deep learning frameworks is desirable Enthusiasm for growing in the field is essential Ability to work in a highly collaborative, and interdisciplinary environment Strong communication skills  Application Requirements: Please submit an up to date Resume/CV and Cover Letter in one combined document with your application.  Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.  We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the  Accommodation request form .  Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work. Application Deadline:  January 31, 2019 Interview Period:  February – Mid-March 2019 Notification of Admission:  Late March – Mid-April, 2019 Residency program:  September 2019 – August 2020 Information needed to apply 1)  Cover letter 2) Curriculum Vitae (CV) Note:   Please upload your Cover Letter and CV as one document Contact us For questions, please see our FAQ or email  AIResidency@microsoft.com .
Microsoft United States
Nov 19, 2018
Internship
Data Scientists at Microsoft help to improve the quality of experiences on our devices and services. We are looking for highly motivated and passionate Data Scientists to apply rigorous scientific methodology and algorithms to data in order to improve Microsoft’s devices, operating systems, and services. As a Data Scientist, you will provide unique insight into business and customer scenarios that cut across organizational boundaries and lead the growth of a data-driven culture within Microsoft.      Do you want to work on a meaningful and impactful project and make a difference?   Are you willing to learn from others and open to new ideas?   Do you want to support others to succeed and operate in a highly-collaborative and global environment?   If this sounds like you, Microsoft would like to invite you to come join us as you are, where you can find more than just a job.     Read on to learn more about opportunities and apply online!     Applications to these opportunities are considered for all available Data & Applied Sciences intern roles including the ones described below, depending on education level and/or location. To be considered for an internship or college student position, you need to be enrolled full-time as a student majoring in an applicable field.     Responsibilities   As a Data Scientist, you will formulate approaches to solve problems using well-defined algorithms and data sources. You will incorporate an understanding of product functionality and customer perspective to provide context for those problems. You will use data exploration techniques to discover new questions or opportunities within your problem area and propose applicability and limitations of the data. Successful Data Scientists will interpret the results of their analysis, validate their approach, and learn to monitor, analyze, and iterate to continuously improve.      You will engage with peer stakeholders to produce clear, compelling, actionable insights that influence product and service improvements that will impact millions of customers. As a Data Scientist, you will also engage in the peer review process and act on feedback while learning innovative methods, algorithms, and tools to increase the impact and applicability of your results.     Qualifications   Currently pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s in Computer Science, Mathematics, Economics, Statistics, Applied Sciences like Biostatistics, Physics, Chemistry, Computational Neurology and or other quant-focused field with at least one semester/quarter remaining after internship.    Some Engineering experience and or project course work using large data systems on SQL, Hadoop, etc.   Proficiency using one or more programming or scripting language to work with data such as: Python, Perl, or C#.   Some experience and or project course work performing data analysis and applying statistics working with tools such as: Excel, R, MATLAB, AMPL, or SAS.   Some experience and or project course work with product and service telemetry systems.   Some A/B Testing or experimentation (this can be from conducting real life science experiments, hypothesis testing in stats etc.) Not required but ideal.   Some experience or course work applying basic ML to a type of data and or used algorithms to conduct experiments on data. Machine Learning strongly encouraged.   Passion to learn from your peers, manager, and other stakeholders in the Data Science domain.    Ability to interact with peers and stakeholders to drive product and business impact.   Strong interpersonal and communications skills.     Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.  Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.