Microsoft India Design for AI Internship (Intelligence and the Indian context): APPLY NOW

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Photo session for Ofer Dekel and Lisa Clawson at Microsoft's Building 99 in Redmond, Wash, Wednesday, October 4, 2017. (Photo by Dan DeLong)
This spring/summer, Microsoft India is pleased to offer an internship program for students who are passionate about Human-AI relationship, interaction and designing for it. The opportunity is based out of Hyderabad, India.
India offers a diverse, unique and complex set of human problems that beg for robust and sustainable solutions. Among many other relatively recent influences, rapid technological advancements in the area of infrastructure and policy development are key. This is leading to faster execution and growing access to technology. These developments are playing a catalytic role in solving many of these problems. India is seeing a current trend of technology development that is directed towards inclusivity. We at Microsoft believe that
AI can and will play an important role in this path.
The internship would offer students to be a part of a global student team and leverage a unique opportunity to immerse themselves and understand the India context. The team would learn and apply their knowledge to explore Human-Centered application of AI and Human-AI interaction.
The outcome could range from identifying AI opportunities in India (leading to new product ideas), prototyping new ideas, designing patterns and standards for Human-AI interactions for MS products, or even envisioning new paradigm in Human-AI interaction.
To qualify, the student must have core interest and experience working in the area of
Human-AI relationship and interaction , or a similar field. HCI or Design background is not mandatory. Although the program is flexible with the start and end dates, we would prefer a minimum of 3-month tenure. As a part of the program offering, Microsoft would take care of the student’s accommodation and provide the student with a monthly internship stipend.
Write to 

rajib.ghosh@microsoft.com

with:

1. A cover letter (Include expression of interest, preferred duration and time of the internship)
2. A one-page profile
3. A project portfolio
4. A recommendation letter from a faculty member

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