Location: Edmonton

What's the opportunity?

Borealis AI is a team of researchers and engineers dedicated to solving today’s leading problems in machine learning and artificial intelligence. With a focus on curiosity-driven research, our team is dedicated to pursuing of state-of-the-art by publishing at top-tier conferences, developing impactful products with the potential to reach millions of people, and supporting the broader AI community.  

We’re a lab that supports research on a wide variety of theoretical and applied machine learning projects. Working in our lab will grant you unique access to massive structured and unstructured datasets with the tools and resources necessary to build game-changing statistical models.
Being part of our team means you’ll also have the opportunity to publish original research in peer-reviewed academic journals and participate in conferences around the world, such as NeurIPS, ICLR, ICML, CVPR, and more.

Research categories:

Internship opportunities are available in the following areas:

  • Privacy and fairness.

  • Reinforcement learning.

  • Interpretability and explainability.

  • Graphs and optimization.

  • Machine learning.

  • Unsupervised and semi-supervised learning.

You’re our ideal candidate if you have:

  • An ability to implement state-of-the-art machine learning techniques.

  • High motivation to solve challenging research problems.

  • A passion for data, algorithms, and statistics.

  • Experience working towards a PhD or already hold a MSc. in computer science, engineering or another mathematically related field (e.g. Physics, Math, Statistics, etc.).

  • Previous publications at a top-tier AI conference.

  • Experience with writing modular, robust, scalable software in Python 3.x.

  • Familiarity with the Unix command line and bash scripting.

  • Proficiency with deep learning packages, such as Tensorflow, Theano, Keras and PyTorch.

  • A deep understanding of machine learning algorithms and/or statistical modeling.

Internship duration:

4 months.

How to apply:

Please email your CV and GitHub (or equivalent) portfolio to mi.research@borealisai.com and include where you heard about this opportunity. Please use this subject line: Application for the Edmonton Internship Position.

About Borealis AI

Borealis AI, a RBC Institute for Research, is a curiosity-driven research centre dedicated to achieving state-of-the-art in machine learning. Established in 2016 and with labs in Toronto, Montreal, Edmonton, Waterloo, and Vancouver, we support academic collaborations and partner with world-class research centres in artificial intelligence. With a focus on ethical AI that will help communities thrive, our machine learning scientists perform fundamental and applied research in areas such as reinforcement learning, natural language processing, deep learning, and unsupervised learning to solve ground-breaking problems in diverse fields.