Internship Opportunity: ML Intern

Amii is thrilled to add a Machine Learning Intern to our Team! We work directly with clients eager to implement machine learning into their businesses and are looking for an individual who can provide the scientific advice needed to make it happen.

This is an incredible opportunity to have a front-row seat to see technology adoption in action and uncover AI's potential. You will help shape the direction of client projects and provide advice on innovative ideas.

We're looking for a driven candidate who will assist client engagements and has an interest in applying machine learning in industry. You’re likely our ideal candidate if you:

  • Enjoy guiding client teams to create real-world ML solutions
  • Excel at translating technical concepts to non-technical audiences

You will work alongside a team of accomplished individuals passionate about driving AI adoption forward. Be a part of a hard-working team that values culture and likes to have fun. If you’re interested in being part of the organization that unlocks this opportunity in Alberta, we would love to hear from you.

-- David Chan, Product Lead - Industry

About Amii

One of Canada’s three main institutes for artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, our world-renowned researchers drive fundamental and applied research at the University of Alberta (and other academic institutions), training some of the world’s top scientific talent. Our cross-functional teams work collaboratively with Alberta-based businesses and organizations to build AI capacity and translate scientific advancement into industry adoption and economic impact.

Job Purpose and Accountabilities

The Machine Learning Intern (MLI) is a member of the Industry Team and uses their scientific knowledge and research experience to support the AI/ML efforts of Amii Industry Partners and Clients. They bridge the gap between business opportunities and fundamental ML techniques, providing scientific insights.

The interns will work under the supervision of the Product Lead or Amii Lead Scientist for the duration of their internship.

This is a 4-month, full-time position.

Required Skills / Expertise

We’re looking for a talented and enthusiastic Intern with a strong knowledge of machine learning and a general understanding of how it’s applied across different sectors and industries.

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide subject matter expertise on the science of machine learning and how it is applied in industry
  • Conduct both primary and secondary literature review for various topics related to machine learning
  • Consult with clients and the Industry team on how to approach applied machine learning problems


  • At least one year into a CS / ML graduate program, MSc. or PhD.
  • Strong foundational understanding of machine learning theory and techniques
  • Knowledge and experience of modern machine learning tools and frameworks


  • Good understanding of machine learning applications in industry
  • Experience working on applied machine learning projects
  • Publication record in peer-reviewed academic conferences or relevant journals in machine intelligence

Non-technical requirements:

  • Able to communicate technical concepts clearly and advise on the application of machine intelligence
  • Interdisciplinary team player enthusiastic about working together to achieve excellence
  • Capable of critical and independent thought

Why You Should Apply

Besides gaining industry experience, additional perks include:

  • Work under the mentorship of the Product Lead or an Amii Lead Scientist for the duration of the project
  • Get paid for your work (a fair and equitable rate of pay will be negotiated at the time of offer)
  • Participate in professional development activities
  • Gain access to the Amii community and events
  • Build your professional network

How to Apply

If this sounds like the opportunity you've been waiting for, don’t wait to apply! We’re excited to add a new member to the Amii team, and the posting may come down sooner than the closing date if we find the right candidate. We will be reviewing applications and conducting interviews as they come in.

Please send your cover letter and resume through the Indeed listing by April 22, 2022.

Applicants must be legally eligible to work in Canada at the time of application.

Amii is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and excellent workforce.

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