Gameplay Machine Learning Intern

About the Employer

PlayStation isn’t just the Best Place to Play —it’s also the Best Place to Work. We’ve thrilled gamers since 1994, when we launched the original PlayStation. Today, we’re recognized as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment. The PlayStation brand falls under Sony Interactive Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation.

This internship is for Summer 2021.

Gameplay Machine Learning Intern

Santa Monica Studio

Are you pursuing an advanced degree in machine learning as it pertains to artificial intelligence or animation – or both? Could your research toward that degree by applied to video games? If so, how about a collaborative internship to apply, test, and continue to develop your ideas? Interested? Give us a shout.


  • Collaborate with studio designers, animators, and programmers to apply machine learning as it relates to animation or AI research
  • Write clear, maintainable, portable, and highly functional code
  • Profile and optimize to remove bottlenecks
  • Test and document code produced


  • Interest in building a partnership to apply working ideas to game development
  • Experience with Machine Learning and AI
  • Experience with Python and machine learning libraries
  • Experience with REST API’s
  • Sc. degree, plus progress toward a Master’s Degree or PhD in machine learning
  • Enthusiasm and initiative
  • Excellent spoken and written communication
  • Able and motivated to work with other team members
  • Commitment to code quality, documentation, and sound testing procedures

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