Internship as a Software Engineer PhD Students from Facebook in Switzerland

Deadline : 15 Jul 2020

Nonprofit organization: Facebook

Study level: Postgraduate

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Internship as a Software Engineer PhD Students from Facebook in Switzerland

Facebook offers an internship opportunity as a software engineer, computer vision for PhD students. Great virtual reality technology depends on advances in computer vision and machine learning. As an intern at Facebook AR/VR Oculus team, you will get an opportunity to make an impact on one of Facebook's most exciting and challenging efforts aimed at providing immersive human presence and interaction. You will apply advanced computer vision and machine learning techniques to solve problems at the forefront of virtual reality. The ideal candidate is pursuing a PhD in computer vision, machine learning, or graphics and is passionate about enhancing the user experience in virtual reality.


You must have:

  1. Pursuing a PhD in the field of computer vision or related area.
  2. Be currently enrolled in a full time degree program and returning to the program after the completion of the internship.
  3. 2+ years' experience with systems building in C++.
  4. Knowledge in computer vision, structure from motion, optimization, 3D reconstruction, machine learning, image processing, computational geometry, robotics, SLAM, tracking, or sensor fusion.
  5. Excellent interpersonal skills, cross-group and cross-culture collaboration.
  6. High levels of creativity and quick problem solving capabilities.
  7. Proven track record of achieving significant results.
  8. Be able to obtain work authorization in Switzerland between January 1, 2020 and December 31, 2020.
  9. It's preferred to have demonstrated software engineer experience via an internship, work experience, coding competitions, open source contributions, or research.
  10. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in the job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you can contact Facebook via

Your Responsibilities:

You will be responsible of:

  • Participate in cutting edge computer vision research and development for VR/AR/MR related topics.
  • Develop algorithms and software that will be part of mass-market shipping consumer products.
  • Cross-functional interaction with hardware, automation and product design teams at Oculus.

About Facebook:

Facebook is a for-profit corporation and online social media and social networking service based in California, United States. Its mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through its family of apps and services, it is building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether the team is creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. The company's global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways.

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