Deep Learning Theory Researcher/ Scientist Intern

Research Scientist San Diego, California


Position at Samsung Semiconductor, Inc.

Deep Learning Theory Researcher/ Scientist Intern


Summer 2020 internship applications are open November 2019 through January 2020.  Samsung Semiconductor summer internships start in May/June 2020.

 Join us for a unique 12-14 week paid internship that offers personal and professional development. You’ll work with the teams that create new computing system architectures needed to support emerging machine learning applications, internet of things (IoT) and edge computing that benefit millions of users.  This program will give you the opportunity work on complex solutions to that address some of the world’s most complex technological challenges.


Candidate will research and develop theory and algorithms that improve state of art deep learning techniques for applications in pattern recognition, computer vision, and speech processing. Candidate should be a graduate student working towards Ph.D. Candidate will work as part of a team on the system design, implementation, and verification of algorithms for application processors and multimedia processors.



  • Understand machine learning concepts, theory, and applications
  • Understand deep learning techniques and experience with deep learning software
  • Develop theory and algorithms for deep learning, automatic speech recognition or computer vision.
  • Make simulators and study the system performance.



  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Expertise in signal processing, deep learning, and/or machine learning.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
  • C/C++, Python, and MATLAB coding skills, popular deep learning frameworks.
  • Excellence in writing technical reports and high quality publications.



  • Publications in highly ranked journals and conferences
  • M.S. degree, working towards PhD.



Samsung Semiconductor Inc. (SSI), an equal opportunity employer, is a world leader in Memory, System LSI, and LCD technologies. Headquartered in San Jose, California, SSI is a wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.- the second largest semiconductor manufacturer in the world and the industry's volume and technology leader in DRAM, NAND Flash, SSDs, mobile DRAM and graphics memory. It is one of the largest providers of system logic, imaging and LED lighting solutions, as well as providing advanced process design and manufacturing for fabless companies. Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. also has a research and innovation center with numerous labs providing product design and research in: logic, memory, image sensors, displays and mobile technologies. In addition, the company supports Samsung Display Company, the largest producer of LCD and OLED displays.



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