Facebook Research Intern, Computational Imaging Hardware(PhD Univ Student) in Redmond, Washington


Facebook Reality Labs are a world leader in the design of virtual and augmented reality systems. We are currently seeking innovative research interns with a passion for technology to develop next-generation head-mounted display and imaging systems at our research location in Redmond, WA. These roles are focused on developing computational imaging methods that leverage the co-design of optical elements, rendering techniques, and image processing algorithms. In particular we welcome Masters or PhD students in computer science, optical engineering, electrical engineering, physics, or similar, with a strong background in computer graphics, mathematics, and the solution of inverse problems in imaging.

Our internships are sixteen (16) to twenty four (24) weeks long and we have various start dates throughout the year.

Our internships are sixteen (16) to twenty four (24) weeks long and we have various start dates throughout the year.

Required Skills:

  1. Design, model, fabricate, and assembly novel camera/display systems

  2. Collaborate with multidisciplinary researchers across Facebook Reality Labs

  3. Publish research results in top-tier journals and at leading international conferences

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Pursuing a PhD degree in the field of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a related field

  2. Currently enrolled in a full time degree program and returning to the program after the completion of the internship

  3. Experience building experimental computational imaging hardware, such as projector-camera systems, head-mounted displays, or robotic vision systems

  4. Experience with scientific programming languages such as Matlab, Python, or similar

  5. Interpersonal experience: cross-group and cross-culture collaboration

  6. Must obtain work authorization in country of employment at the time of hire, and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience with CAD design (e.g. Solidworks) and rapid prototyping

  2. Experience with PCB design (e.g. Eagle) and fabrication

  3. Demonstrated system integration experience via course projects, internships, work experience, or well-documented personal projects

Industry: Internet

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