NeuLab at the Language Technologies Institute in Carnegie Mellon University is recruiting one or two interns for Summer 2020. The topic of the internship will be natural language processing for less-resourced languages, and we are particularly looking for interns who speak a language that does not yet have mature NLP technology, and would like to learn how to improve it.
During the internship you will work with Graham Neubig, Antonis Anastasopoulos, and potentially other members of the lab on performing research on natural language processing for less-resourced languages. The goals of the internship are to:
- acquire proficiency in state-of-the-art natural language processing techniques,
- develop NLP technology for a language where it is not yet mature, ideally a language that you are personally interested in,
- write a research paper and publish your findings in an academic conference or journal.
In order to be considered, you must:
- be enrolled in a university as an undergraduate, master’s or PhD student,
- be able to communicate in English,
- be able to speak, or at least have a high degree of interest in a language that is not well covered by current NLP technology, e.g. languages that are not included in this list, and
- have significant programming experience.
In addition, it is desirable, but not required that you:
- have some experience with natural language processing or machine learning,
- have some experience with linguistics, and/or
- are a citizen or permanent resident of the U.S.
If you are interested in applying, please fill out the short application form. The application deadline is December 20th, 2019 after which we will start reviewing applications.