Research Intern, Robotics And Camera Systems (Phd University Student)

Facebook Redmond , WA 98053

Posted 1 week ago

Facebook Reality Labs (FRL) is a world leader in the design of virtual and augmented reality systems. The Surreal Vision team at FRL Redmond is looking for exceptional engineering interns to help us create next generation experiences in virtual and augmented reality.

This role is focused on leveraging robotics towards optical and imaging system evaluation and characterization, as well as process automation and hardware production. A successful candidate will be well versed in at least one of (and conversant in the rest of) the following fields: computer vision, robotics, kinematics, and motion planning.

Our internships are twelve (12) to twenty four (24) weeks long and we have various start dates throughout the year.


  • Design and implementation of algorithms and robotics systems

Collaboration with and support of other researchers across various disciplines.

Communication of research agenda, progress and results.


  • Must be currently enrolled in a full-time degree program and returning to the program after the completion of the internship/co-op

Pursuing a PhD in Computer Science, Computer Vision, Robotics, or a related field

Experience in C++ programming

Experience with one or more of the following areas: sensor fusion, state estimation, camera calibration, optical or sensor modeling, robot kinematics, robot planning

Experience designing, integrating, and calibrating a multi-modal sensor system (IMU, LiDAR, 2D/3D cameras)

Interpersonal skills: cross-group and cross-culture collaboration.

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

Must be available for 3 month to 6 month internship between January 1, 2019 and December 31, 2019


  • Demonstrated software engineering experience via an internship, coding competition, or widely used contributions in open source repositories (e.g. Github).

Proven track record of achieving significant results as demonstrated by grants, fellowships, patents, as well as first-authored publications at leading workshops, conferences and journals such as CVPR, ECCV/ICCV, ICCP, SIGGRAPH, RSS, IJRR, IROS, ICRA, 3DV.

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