Research Interns

baidu - Sunnyvale, CA

Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, Baidu USA is the R&D center of Baidu, China’s largest search engine provider. Baidu USA’s team of elite, world-class researchers and engineers devote their time to tackling the most challenging, change-the-world projects in AI and related fields. Baidu USA is comprised of four groups: Baidu Research US, Intelligent Driving Group US, Baidu USDC and Duer US.

At Baidu USA, we act with the nimbleness of a startup, but as a global company, have access to immense computing resources and data. This makes Baidu USA the best place for those working in AI to see their work developed and potentially deployed to millions of users.

In case in you are wondering, the name Baidu was inspired by a poem written more than 800 years ago during China’s Song Dynasty. Baidu, whose literal meaning is “hundreds of times” represents a persistent search for the ideal. 

Highly motivated PhD students are invited to submit applications for Research Intern positions in the Cognitive Computing Lab (CCL-US) at Baidu Research. We have offices in both Sunnyvale, CA and Bellevue, WA. Openings are available throughout the year, although typically fully-time interns work during the summer. Part-time internships can also be arranged.

Applicants should be pursuing doctoral degrees in Computer Science, Statistics, Electrical Engineering, or related fields. Research interns will be conducting original basic research which ideally will lead to publications in premier venues. Areas of research include statistical learning, deep learning, natural language processing/understanding, computer vision, theoretical computer science, privacy, etc. Applicants please apply online and send a CV to

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