AIML Resident - NLP/ML Engineer (Siri China)

Beijing, Beijing, China
Machine Learning and AI


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200528831
Apple’s AIML residency is a one-year program starting in July 2024. Residents must be available to work full-time (40 hours/week) July 15, 2024 - July 11, 2025 Imagine what you could do here! At Apple, great ideas have a way of becoming great products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Combining groundbreaking machine learning research with next-generation hardware, our teams take user experiences to the next level. As AI-based solutions expand to solve new and complex problems, the need to engage across disciplines grows. The Apple AIML Residency is a one-year program for graduates with advanced degrees that is designed to spur interdisciplinary collaboration. The Residency supports experts in various STEM fields as well emerging ML researchers and engineers as they work collaboratively to create revolutionary machine learning and AI-powered products and experiences. Residents gain hands-on experience as members of an AIML team for one year, working on high-impact projects that will impact future Apple products and features. Residents also have the opportunity to learn from an Apple mentor, collaborate with fellow Residents, publish at best-in-class research venues, attend Apple-led and external technical and leadership courses, pursue independent study, and partner with R&D teams across Apple.

Key Qualifications

  • Proficiency in a programming language such as Python, Objective-C, C++, Swift, and/or R. Candidates should have experience completing a moderate-sized software project.
  • Demonstrated ability to connect and collaborate with others.
  • Ideal candidates will also have academic, research, or proven experience in one of the following: Data mining, Large Language Models, Machine Learning & ML Research, Natural Language Processing, and Information retrieval. Thesis, capstone project, internship, co-op, and/or industry experience in these fields will qualify.


The Siri China team's objective is to elevate Apple's Chinese voice assistant to new heights of intelligence and accuracy through ground breaking techniques. Residents will be afforded the opportunity to explore and delve into improving safety controls for Large Language Model applications.

Education & Experience

Graduate degree in a STEM field or equivalent industry experience in software engineering.

Additional Requirements

  • - We encourage you to submit a cover letter as part of your application explaining: What are your research interests? How do they apply to the specific Residency position you applied to? Why you would like to join the AIML residency program broadly?