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Machine Learning Intern

Philips Lighting

Machine Learning Intern
Cambridge, MA Internship Paid


Your Challenge:

We are offering an internship for our data science workbench project, which enables data scientists, researchers, business to explore, prepare, refine, analyze, and visualize big data interactively and collaboratively using machine learning modules and open source tools.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Develop core functions of the data science workbench
  • Backend development using Python/Java and some front-end development
  • Work closely with software engineering and data scientist team from top universities such MIT

Organization Description:

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:

  • An aspiring research intern, who is eager to learn, and is passionate, and persistent.
  • Actively pursuing an advanced degree (PhD or MS) in computer science or computer engineering.
  • Extensive programming experience in Python, Java.
  • Basic knowledge on RESTful APIs and web framework (Django, Dropwizard, or Spring framework).
  • Familiar with machine learning concepts and machine learning libraries.
  • Strong preference for programming experience in Spark framework and PySpark.
  • Additional preferred skills on front-end development using Angularjs and JavaScript.
  • Able to work within a team environment and should be self-motivated with the ability to plan and execute.
  • Able to communicate in English effectively, both written and verbal.

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.