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Research Intern



Palo Alto, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2024
At MultiOn, we are looking for a few more A+ players who want to join a rocket ship startup. (We’ve already turned down hundreds of applications because we only want to accept the best in the world)

About Us:

We believe in the power of Artificial Intelligence to revolutionize the way we interact with computers and the digital world. We're not just building a state-of-the-art personal AI Agent that brings the concept of JARVIS from science fiction into reality; we're also reshaping the future of software. Our mission is to pioneer Software 3.0, where software doesn't just respond to user commands, but also acts on your behalf. We already hold the record for the first AI flight booking, food order & workplace certification and believe this to be just the beginning. We're a team of passionate innovators, technologists, and dreamers, and we are looking for extraordinarily folks to join us on this exciting journey.

Our investors include General Catalyst, Amazon, Samsung, early investors in DeepMind and select angels from the GTM and Research teams at OpenAI, Google

Demo here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rm67ry6bogw

About You:

You're more than just a researcher; you're a visionary in the realm of AI. Your expertise, honed over years of academic study and hands-on experimentation, is paired with an unyielding curiosity about the vast potential of artificial intelligence. You're deeply familiar with LLMs such as GPT and Llama, and you've delved into the intricacies of fine-tuning and reinforcement learning. But beyond your technical prowess, you possess a creative spark, an ability to think in first principles, and a desire to push the envelope. Challenges excite you, and the idea of turning a fantastical concept — like JARVIS from science fiction — into reality resonates with your ambitions. You believe in collaborative innovation, understanding that groundbreaking solutions often arise from diverse perspectives coming together. Your passion for AI isn't just about advancing the technology, but about leveraging it to craft a better, more efficient, and more intuitive future for all of humanity.


  • Innovating at the bleeding edge of AI & Agents and moving them to production and solving challenges on long-term memory, reliability, planning, reasoning, actions & embodied AI
  • Implement the latest research ideas and ship them to production, focusing on areas beneficial to our AI agent.
  • Collaborate with our product and engineering teams to transform your research into tangible solutions.
  • Stay abreast of the latest advancements in AI, especially around large language models, fine-tuning techniques, and reinforcement learning.
  • Contribute to our internal knowledge base, sharing your findings and insights with the team.
  • Prototype new ideas and concepts, ensuring our AI technology remains at the forefront of the industry.
  • Deliver high-quality work at a fast pace, understanding the importance of time and speed in a startup environment.


  • Ph.D. or MS in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, or a closely related field.
  • Solid understanding and experience working with large Transformer models, such as GPT or LlaMA.
  • Expertise in fine-tuning, reinforcement learning, and prompt-engineering techniques.
  • Experience in working with multimodal or vision models.
  • Proficiency in Python and popular deep learning frameworks such as Pytorch.
  • A strong publication record in top-tier journals or conferences is a plus.
  • Ability to communicate complex research findings in a clear and impactful manner.
  • A knack for solving problems creatively and effectively.

Why Join Us:

  • Be part of a fast-paced, ambitious startup that is pushing the boundaries of AI technology and reshaping the future of software.
  • Work on groundbreaking technology with real-world impact.
  • Collaborate with a diverse, talented team of AI experts, engineers, and designers.
  • Opportunity to grow and advance your career in the burgeoning field of AI and software engineering.
  • Competitive salary, benefits, and equity options.

Interview Project: To demonstrate a serious fit for this role, please complete and submit our Screening Take-Home Project.

How to Apply: Share your story, your passion, and why you'd be the perfect fit for our team. Send us a resume and a brief description of your favorite project and why to hiring@multion.ai.

MultiOn Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Note: Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we can only respond to applicants who have been selected for an interview.