Intern (AI Ethics)

About the Position

Intern (AI Ethics)

General Information

Sony AI is seeking highly motivated, self-driven individuals with expertise in AI Ethics – specifically Fairness, Transparency, and Accountability (FTA). We are looking for smart, enthusiastic people who want to research, develop, and deploy FTA technology for real-world applications in various business areas.

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Contribute to research projects in AI ethics, especially around Fairness, Transparency, and Accountability.

  • Work closely with a team of AI researchers and programmers in the U.S., Switzerland, and Japan on ambitious AI projects.

  • Investigate new algorithms to solve fundamental AI ethics problems.

  • Write code to support research, usually in Python, C++, and/or R.

  • Write reports and give presentations for internal audiences.

  • Write papers for and give presentations at academic conferences.

Required Qualifications and Skills
  • Passion to develop cutting-edge AI ethics technology and deploy it through a multi-stakeholder approach.

  • Background in Machine Learning, ideally a current PhD student. Progress toward a degree in Computer Science, Statistics, or related subjects is preferred, but we also welcome interdisciplinary researchers from other departments.

  • Experience in research on algorithmic fairness, accountability, and transparency, especially around detecting and mitigating bias in computer vision technologies, developing privacy-preserving technologies, and causal inference.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as interpersonal skills, including the ability to articulate technical concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences.   

Working Location

United States(Location flexible)