Speech and Data Science Intern (Summer 2023)

Nuance Communications

Burlington, MA, USA Remote



Nov 3

Nuance’s Global Campus Program is more than an internship. Your time here will be spent with the best and brightest minds in the Conversational AI industry. Whether you’re developing new solutions with other engineers or strategizing Nuance’s next step in the tech space, you’ll be working alongside a team that is dedicated to your personal and professional development. You’ll gain relevant skills in your field of interest through immersive projects and development workshops. When not with your team, you’ll be picking the brains of our Executive Leadership Team in our Executive Speaker Series that features leaders from every part of the company. Our highly-interactive internship program gives you the opportunity to have a direct impact on Nuance’s continued success while working in an energetic and inclusive atmosphere. Nuance is a place for developers, dreamers, and do-ers, so if you want to be a part of a company that transforms our world full of challenges into a world filled with possibility, this is the place for you. Join #TeamNuance today!

Job summary: Nuance Communications, a Microsoft company, welcomes about 100 interns each year! This helps us build a pool of talent who are then recruited as permanent employees or invited to return for a 2nd or 3rd internship. Our internships offer students an exciting path to contribute to cutting edge technology and innovative products and make a true business impact.  As a member of our team, you will expand your technical skills exponentially, grow your professional network & work alongside some of the best and brightest in the world!  

Position Summary: The intern will report to one of our senior staff, with oversight from a speech science manager.  The intern will meet his or her supervisor every week, and daily via e-mail and ad-hoc sessions.  Work assignments will have duration of 2 to 4 weeks, and formal feedback sessions will be given at half way and completion points.  

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

- Programming

- Grammar development

- Grammar optimization

- Presentation of results to internal and external clients

- Establishing requirements and test plans

- Maintain and secure the products, tools, and processes that you are responsible for operating  


- You are currently enrolled in Bachelor, Master or PhD in Linguistics, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Statistics or similar.

- Coursework in pattern recognition, data science, acoustics, or computational linguistics

- Computing skills: Linux, Python, Perl, R (optional)

- Strong problem-solving skills

- Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills

- Mastery of multiple languages a plus

- You are eligible to work full time (40h/week)

Nuance offers a compelling and rewarding work environment. We offer market competitive salaries, bonus, equity, benefits, meaningful growth and development opportunities and a casual yet technically challenging work environment. Join our dynamic, entrepreneurial team and become part of our continuing success.  

Nuance celebrates diversity and is proud to be an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action workplace. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, military and veteran status, disability, genetics, or any other category protected by law or Nuance policy.  If you need an accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please call 781-565-5086 and let us know.

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