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Intern, Summer 2018, Machine Learning Research

Intelligent Computing Division | Mountain View, CA | Internship

Job Description

Job Summary:

Toyota InfoTechnology Center U.S.A., Inc. (Toyota ITC) is looking for a highly self-motivated Masters/PhD student in Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, or related field as a Machine Learning Research Intern for summer of 2018.


The objective of the internship is to provide interns with opportunities to utilize and apply their Deep Learning knowledge to implement algorithms in a vehicle simulator. The intern will be responsible for assisting with developing Deep Learning algorithms for the control of one or more vehicles inside the simulator. 

As part of the research team, the intern will be responsible for:

  • Understanding the vehicle simulator architecture and the existing implementation to realize the prototype for modifying the behavior of one or more vehicles and communicating telemetry data with external modules.
  • Implement deep learning techniques using Deep Learning frameworks like TensorFlow with Python and C++
  • Integrate, test and document the algorithms and detailed steps for prototype execution.


  • Currently pursuing a PhD or Master degree in Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering or related field with experience in Deep Learning
  • Coursework/experience should demonstrate expertise in Deep Learning and Python/C++ development

Required Skills:

  • Excellent skills in implementing deep learning, machine learning algorithms
  • Excellent coding skills in C++, Python, C, etc.
  • Experience in using deep learning frameworks such as TensorFlow, Caffe, or Theano
  • Design documentation (e.g. system diagrams, development methodology, etc.).

Administrative details:

  • Part-time or full-time internship for a duration up to 3 months at Toyota ITC in Mountain View, CA.
  • Applicants *must* already have the ability/authorization to work in the USA (Toyota ITC will NOT provide VISA support).
  • To apply for an intern position, please submit your application along with the following materials:
    • Resume/CV
    • Cover letter explaining your interest in the job and desired time frame for the internship 
    • Reference letters (optional)

About us:

Since 2001, Toyota InfoTechnology Center USA, Inc. has specialized in R&D and business research with a focus on cutting-edge information technologies to advance the driving experience of Toyota automobiles and safety of the automotive industry on the globe. ITC’s current areas of interest include future vehicular network,in-vehicle software and system architecture, vehicle-to-vehicle communication technology, intelligent computing technology including artificial intelligence and machine learning.