NLP Research Intern in Work From Home at Yahoo Inc

Date Posted: 1/19/2023

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Intern
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/19/2023

Job Description

It takes powerful technology to connect our brands and partners with an audience of nearly 900 million. Whether you’re looking to write mobile app code, engineer the servers behind our massive ad tech stacks, or develop algorithms to help us process trillions of data points a day, what you do here will have a huge impact on our business—and the world. Want in?

Yahoo creates highly personalized experiences, trusted content, connections, and transactions to keep people connected to what matters most to them across devices and around the world.


We are looking for outstanding graduate students pursuing a Ph.D. or MSc in computer science, electrical engineering, or a related field to join our summer intern program in 2023.  Preference will be given to candidates with a passion for search, information retrieval, natural language processing, machine learning (including deep learning), algorithms, and computer-human interaction.


About the internship:

Interns will collaborate with our researchers on projects stemming from real-world Web challenges. This will require solid development skills and superior analytical skills to formalize novel models and approaches to cutting-edge technologies. Interns will apply scientific thinking and techniques, and analyze massive amounts of data to improve our products' performance and solve problems for our users and advertisers. The interns will also have an opportunity to publish their work at leading conferences such as WSDM, TheWebConf, SIGIR, KDD, and ACL.

The internship lasts 14 weeks and is available from June through October. Candidates will need to submit a CV & GPA grades plus a letter of recommendation from their graduate advisor.


 Position requirements:

  • Currently enrolled as a Ph.D. or MSc student at a top university

  • Solid coding capabilities in Java or Python and a good understanding of computer science fundamentals (data structures and algorithms)

  • Good communication skills and a creative mind

  • Scientific background in areas of interest to Yahoo is a ​plus

  •  Industrial experience is a ​plus 

  • Proven publication record in leading conferences or journals is a ​plus   

Yahoo is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category. Yahoo is dedicated to providing an accessible environment for all candidates during the application process and for employees during their employment. If you need accessibility assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, please submit a request via the Accommodation Request Form (www.yahooinc.com/careers/contact-us.html) or call 408-336-1409. Requests and calls received for non-disability related issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.

US Only: Please be aware that Yahoo requires all employees entering a U.S. Yahoo office and/or attending a company event (including client events) are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19.  This position will require the successful candidate to obtain and show proof of a vaccination to enter a U.S. Yahoo office and/or attending a company event (including client events).  Yahoo is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.



Yahoo has a high degree of flexibility around employee location and hybrid working. In fact, our flexible-hybrid approach to work is one of the things our employees rave about. Most roles don’t require specific regular patterns of in-person office attendance. If you join Yahoo, you may be asked to attend (or travel to attend) on-site work sessions, team-building, or other in-person events. When these occur, you’ll be given notice to make arrangements. 


If you’re curious about how this factors into this role, please discuss with the recruiter.



Currently work for Yahoo? Please apply on our internal career site.

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