Hybrid Research Intern - Deep Generative Modeling for Audio

Sony Europe  ·  Schlieren, Zürich, Schweiz · Hybrid

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Sony AI is looking for interns with a passion for Deep Learning, Audio Signal Processing and Generative Modeling. You will join a group of international researchers, engineers and developers working on innovative solutions for tasks related to audio generation and understanding.

The technologies developed by our group are used in entertainment studios around the world and provide creators with impactful and ground-breaking solutions.

During your internship, you will be paired with a mentor and work with them closely on all aspects of research, from defining research problems to developing new ML solutions to presenting your findings at top publication venues.

This position can be based at either our offices in Zurich or Barcelona, for a period from 3 to 6 months.

You will:

As a Research Intern, you will work with other members of the team on developing innovative AI-based solutions. You will investigate, develop and apply novel machine learning algorithms that combine Audio Signal Processing and Deep Learning techniques with a strong focus on large-scale models for audio understanding and retrieval.

You are encouraged to design and implement these algorithms by applying your research, coding, and problem-solving skills in a collaborative environment. You will have the opportunity to publish research outcomes in top-tier conferences and journals and will be supported in your efforts by having access to state-of-the-art resources at Sony.

You will bring:

  • Being engaged in an M.Sc. or Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Applied Mathematics, or related fields during the whole stay of the internship.
  • Excellent analytical and programming skills for large-scale deep learning.
  • Expertise in deep learning for audio signal processing.
  • Solid coding expertise with Python.
  • Experience with deep learning frameworks such as PyTorch.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Curiosity about music & audio production.
  • Research experience and knowledge in generative models.
  • Record of relevant scientific publications.

Your new office


In our Barcelona office you can enjoy a modern and open working environment with unbeatable views of the city. Located in Avenida Diagonal, in an energy efficient building, it is very convenient to reach the office by public transport. You can enjoy your lunch or coffee in our office kitchen, on the terrace next to the lobby, or you can walk to one of the many restaurants and shopping centres nearby.

Schlieren – Zürich Technology Centre (ZTC)

Surrounded by Swiss Alps, the Schlieren office is at the doorstep of Zurich, which is consistently voted in top three best cities to live. The city benefits from a very rich ecosystem where prestigious universities, research institutes, companies and organizations collaborate for the development and design of next generation technologies. Our office is very well connected with public transports (train, tram, bus) and located in a very modern and bright building. We have several enjoyable break rooms as well as a terrace which we use for regular social team events or as a casual working area. Our team is unique and international, representing engineering and sales/marketing functions, which creates this unique and passionate Sony Swiss DNA.

Life at Sony Research:

Our work environment is diverse and motivated with an innovative open mindset. Sony AI is committed to building a diverse team of people with different characters, stories and skillsets because we know this drives innovation and creativity. Our commitment to nurturing a friendly and supportive place of work where everyone has a sense of belonging and inclusion creates an atmosphere of learning and personal growth. We focus on achieving a healthy work-life balance for our teams, supported by hybrid and flexible working.

You will work on exciting projects at the cutting edge of AI that are in the realms of entertainment or for the betterment of society, and you will have access to the most innovative technologies from across the Sony universe and the opportunity to partner with Sony’s leading companies.

When projects are finished, we publish our work, and all our contributors are recognised for research pieces, at top-tier conferences, and in journals. You will also have access to workshops and development programs to expand your knowledge and skills. We want you to drive your career, find your direction and take authorship of your personal story at Sony AI, while enjoying the security and the resource-rich environment that comes with being part of a global corporation that has R&D in its DNA.

Bring your uniqueness to Sony

We are passionate about creating a culture that promotes equity and cultivates inclusion, diversity, and belonging. We want employees with diverse backgrounds and perspectives that will stimulate innovation and have a direct impact on our creation of social value to fulfil Sony’s purpose – ‘to fill the world with emotion, through the power of creativity and technology’. We want you to bring your unique self to work and help shape our culture.

Equal Opportunity

Sony Europe is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment regardless of race, colour, religion, gender, citizenship, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, medical condition, or any other protected characteristics.

Disability Accommodation for Applicants to Sony Europe

Sony Europe will provide reasonable accommodation for any qualified individuals with disabilities in the application process. For reasonable accommodation requests, please contact us by email at or by mail to: Sony Europe B.V, Human Resources Department, the Heights, Brooklands, Surrey, KT13 0XW, UK. When contacting us please indicate the position you are applying for, and the accommodation required.

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