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Deep Learning Intern

Philips Lighting

Deep Learning Intern
Cambridge, MA Internship Paid


Your Challenge:

We are offering an internship in the area of deep learning.

  • The intern will work on developing deep learning algorithms to enable value propositions for connected lighting systems.
  • Toward the end of the internship, we will ask the intern to prepare a technical report and present the results to the department.
  • The candidate is expected to work in a team setting with scientists, take initiatives, and contribute highly innovative ideas.
  • Previous internships in our group have led to several publications and/or patent filings.

Your Team:

Philips Lighting is the global leader in lighting products, systems and services. Our understanding of how lighting positively affects people coupled with our deep technological know-how enable us to deliver digital lighting innovations that unlock new business value, deliver rich user experiences and help to improve lives. Serving professional and consumer markets, we sell more energy efficient LED lighting than any other company. We lead the industry in connected lighting systems and services, leveraging the Internet of Things to take light beyond illumination and transform homes, buildings and urban spaces.


We are looking for a graduate-level student (PhD preferred) in computer science, applied mathematics, engineering, or other related disciplines with the following skills:

  • Excellent understanding of supervised and unsupervised machine learning, specifically deep learning techniques, like CNN, RNN, LSTM, and reinforcement learning is required.
  • Experience in applying these techniques for time series prediction, image processing, and video analytics will be very helpful.
  • Expertise in developing deep learning applications using libraries and platforms, such as Keras, TensorFlow and Theano, is required.
  • Programming experience in Python, MATLAB, Java, or a similar language is required.
  • Candidates that have published in top-tier conferences or journals (e.g. NIPS, ICML, ACL, EMNLP, CVPR, ICCV, SIGKDD, ICDM, ICLR, PAMI, JMLR, TACL, IJCV) will be preferred.

About Us

Make an impact on innovations that matter.

Everything starts with light. Light moves cities, carries information, and comforts mind and body. In today’s digital age, lighting is being redefined. It’s no longer just about illuminating. It’s about connecting, responding and transforming.

At Philips Lighting, we’re at the forefront of this wave of innovation. We’re developing technologies and systems that are changing how people see and experience their world. We’re the leading lighting company for the Internet of Things, building brighter, smarter cities and homes, and bringing greener, better light to people across the globe.

We want people with a game-changing mentality, to help us create the light of the future. We’re building a team of people who value innovation, and who are ready to make an impact both in their careers and the world they live in.

Fun Fact

Education reimbursement, flex work schedules and health and well-being plans offered.