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Microsoft Corporation Research Intern FATE at Microsoft Research in New York, New York

Microsoft Research New York City is actively seeking summer interns to join the FATE research group and work on topics related to fairness, accountability, transparency, and ethics of AI.

Microsoft Research offers an exhilarating and supportive environment for cutting-edge, multidisciplinary research with access to a diversity of big and small data sources, budget for online experimentation, an open publications policy, and close links to top academic institutions around the world. We seek applicants with the passion and ability to craft and pursue an independent research program.

Researchers affiliated with the FATE group at MSR NYC include Kate Crawford, Hal Daume III, Miro Dudik, Jenn Wortman Vaughan, and Hanna Wallach. The group collaborates extensively across other areas of focus of the lab—machine learning, computational social science, and economics and computation—and with MSR colleagues around the world.

We are committed to building an inclusive, diverse, and pluralistic research environment, and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and students with non-traditional backgrounds


Students are paired with mentors and expected to collaborate with other interns and researchers, present findings, and contribute to the vibrant life of the research lab.


Required Qualifications

  • Must be currently enrolled in a Ph.D. program in any relevant field.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form at .

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