LINGUIST List 25.339
Jan 20 2014
Computational Linguist Internship - Microsoft
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Uliana Kazagasheva <ulianalinguistlist.org>
From: Dermot McLoughlin
Linguist Internship - Microsoft Dublin
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University or Organization: Microsoft
Type of Work: Natural Language Processing
Linguistic Field(s): Computational
Compensation: Paid: €21,789
Internship Location: Dublin, Ireland
Minimum Education Level: No Minimum
Special Qualifications: - You are a current
student of linguistics, computational
linguistics or computer science. - You have a
strong, proven affiliation with natural
language processing. - Your English
communication skills are good, both written and
verbally. - You have good programming skills. -
You have programming experience in C# or
similar. Desired skills, but not essential: -
You are fluent in a language other than
English. - You have proven knowledge of machine
Would you like the opportunity to contribute to
Microsoft’s Natural Language technology
development? Are you interested in Natural
Language Processing and Computational
Linguistics? Have you ever wondered what team
are behind those red and blue squiggly lines in
Microsoft Word? That’s us!
The Natural Language Technologies (NLT) Team is
part of the Microsoft Office Division,
responsible for providing Natural Language
Technologies to the Office suite of products in
over 90 languages. We develop and maintain
features such as the spell checkers, thesauri
and grammar checkers, to name a few.
Our team is looking for a person that wants to
apply his/her linguistic knowledge to the
commercial world by helping create the next
wave of cool linguistic components to ship in
future versions of Office. We are always
looking for new opportunities in the area of
computational linguistics, so there will be the
prospect of some research to improve our
current linguistic features.
- Work in the NLT international project
engineering team to scale natural language
technology to multiple languages.
- Work closely with the NLT test and project
management teams (in Dublin and Redmond) as
well as linguistic vendor teams around the
- Help execute linguistic quality assurance
processes to ensure that released features
maintain high linguistic standards.
- Contribute to the development of linguistic
features for future Microsoft releases.
Note: This position is open for undergraduate,
graduate and post-graduate students that have
the ability to take a break in their studies.
The standard duration is 12 months.
The benefit of an internship doesn't just apply
to your future career. There are some great
advantages from day one, including:
- €21,789 annual salary.
- 25 days’ annual holiday.
- Discounted Microsoft products.
- Relocation assistance of three weeks’
- Subsidized canteen.
- Access to the latest technology and the
- The all-important social events.
Microsoft‘s equal employment opportunities
Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Web Address for Applications:
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