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Graduate Intern, AI Technologies

Company: Comcast Corporation
Location: Washington
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Make your mark at Comcast -- a Fortune 30 global media and technology company. From the connectivity and platforms we provide, to the content and experiences we create, we reach hundreds of millions of customers, viewers, and guests worldwide. Become part of our award-winning technology team that turns big ideas into cutting-edge products, platforms, and solutions that our customers love. We create space to innovate, and we recognize, reward, and invest in your ideas, while ensuring you can proudly bring your authentic self to the workplace. Join us. You'll do the best work of your career right here at Comcast. (In most cases, Comcast prefers to have employees on-site collaborating unless the team has been designated as virtual due to the nature of their work. If a position is listed with both office locations and virtual offerings, Comcast may be willing to consider candidates who live greater than 100 miles from the office for the remote option.)
Job Summary
Are you interested in pushing the boundaries of conversational AI and shaping the future of customer interactions? Are you eager to apply your expertise in training large language models to real-world problems? Do you thrive on challenges and aspire to make a tangible impact on customer experiences? If you're passionate about driving real-world impact and thrive in a dynamic, collaborative environment and have experience in at least one or more of the following areas - NLP, NLU, LLM, and Conversational AI - we invite you to bring your expertise to our team!
Job Description
Comcast AI Technologies---has a graduate student intern position available during Summer 2024 (minimum of 12 weeks , May through September). We are an innovative research group within Comcast's Technology & Product organization with offices in Washington DC and Philadelphia. We do groundbreaking research to support the development of novel Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning based products for Comcast's millions of consumers.---We are seeking a talented researcher to join our team in tackling applied challenges within the realm of training large language models and enhancing conversational AI. You will be part of a team focused on the development, training, and testing of large-scale models, emphasizing latency, quality, safety, and cost reduction.
Potential projects may focus on (but are not limited to):

  • Develop algorithms for generating diverse and contextually appropriate dialogue s to improve conversational AI systems.

  • Investigate methods for generating coherent multi-turn conversations to enhance the naturalness of conversational AI.

  • Create simulated evaluators or judges to provide feedback on conversational bot performance.

  • Develop active learning strategies to identify and collect high-quality training data for conversational AI models.

  • Explore techniques for dynamically adapting data collection strategies based on model feedback and performance metrics.

    The ideal applicant should currently be enrolled in a university PhD program (strong MSc students are also welcome 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 proof-of-concept implementation leading to a scientific publication and/or a patent application.
    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.
    Comcast is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. Comcast will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law, including the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
    Relevant Work Experience
    0-2 Years
    Base Pay: $55.00
    The application window is 30 days from the date job is posted, unless the number of applicants requires it to close sooner or later.
    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.

Keywords: Comcast Corporation, Washington DC , Graduate Intern, AI Technologies, IT / Software / Systems , Washington, DC

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