Research Intern, Facebook Audio

Facebook - Menlo Park, CA

Full-time | Internship
Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities — we're just getting started.
The audio team at Facebook is looking for exceptional research interns to help us improve the audio experience on Facebook. The team develops spatial audio technology, tools and codecs that power videos on Facebook and Oculus. Expertise in 3D or spatial audio, audio research, acoustics, signal processing, psychoacoustics, and computer science are especially appreciated. Strong math skills are a plus. We encourage publishing. Come join us as we make audio at Facebook even better! We are accepting applications from students interested in (but not limited to) the following areas: Audio, Spatial Audio, Audio for VR, 3D audio, Ambisonics, Codecs, Signal processing, Acoustics, Psychoacoustics.
Design and implementation of novel algorithms to solve applied audio research problems
Collaboration with and support of other team members across various disciplines
Communication of research agenda, progress and results
Pursuing a PhD or Masters degree in Computer Science, Audio/Acoustics, or related STEM field
Must be currently enrolled in a full time degree program and returning to the program after the completion of the internship
Proven track record of achieving significant results
Ability to obtain work authorization in the United States in 2018
Demonstrated software engineer experience via an internship, work experience, coding competitions, or PhD papers
Experience with C/C++, MATLAB
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