[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Internship position available in SoftBank Robotics Europe (Paris)
**Apologies for double-posting**
This is a reminder for the full-time 5-months internship position available in SoftBank Robotics Europe on conversational agents in human-robot interaction.
About the company:
SoftBank Robotics is driving technology forward by becoming a worldwide leader brand in robotics. The SoftBank Robotics brand name regroups more than 500 employees working in Paris, Tokyo, San Francisco, Boston and Shanghai.
Guided by the SoftBank Group's corporate philosophy, "Information revolution - happiness for everyone," companies under the SoftBank Robotics Holdings umbrella develop humanoid robots and are dedicated to continued research in the field of robotics and related products and services.
SoftBank Robotics Europe (SBRE) is headquartered in Paris and regroups 400 employees. Creator of the robots NAO, Pepper and Romeo, used today in more than 70 countries worldwide, in various fields, such as research, education, retail, healthcare, tourism, hospitality or entertainment.
Brief description of the project:
External modules for face recognition, speech recognition and memory would need to be integrated with the robot for fully embodied and autonomous HRI. The internship requires ability to understand and write scientific articles, and independently conduct real-world experiments. It is a paid full-time internship for 5 months.
* English proficiency, French is optional
* Understanding of Linux/Unix systems
* Experience with Human-Robot Interaction, AI, Robotics
* (Strongly preferred) Prior experience with NAO or Pepper
* (Optional) Experience in machine learning, speech recognition, dialogue agents
* EU citizenship or French residency with a student visa that permits to work
Starting date: As soon as possible, preferably October – November. The internship will finish at the end of March, hence, applications for later dates than November or part-time internships will not be considered.
Duration: 5 months
Location: Paris, in SoftBank Robotics Europe headquarters
The ideal candidate is a master/ engineering student in Computer Science / Machine Learning / Robotics, with good programming skills and passion for human-robot interaction. This position is available only to students due to French law.
Applications can be made immediately and will be considered until the position is fixed.
This email and any files with it are confidential and intended solely for the use of the recipient to whom it is addressed. If you are not the intended recipient then copying, distribution or other use of the information contained is strictly prohibited and you should not rely on it. If you have received this email in error please let the sender know immediately and delete it from your system(s). Internet emails are not necessarily secure. While we take every care, University of Plymouth accepts no responsibility for viruses and it is your responsibility to scan emails and their attachments. University of Plymouth does not accept responsibility for any changes made after it was sent. Nothing in this email or its attachments constitutes an order for goods or services unless accompanied by an official order form.
robotics-worldwide mailing list
[hidden email] http://duerer.usc.edu/mailman/listinfo.cgi/robotics-worldwide