Explore opportunities across the Comcast Ventures portfolio.

Research Intern

Zapata AI

Zapata AI

Posted on Saturday, February 3, 2024

Role Summary

Zapata AI is the Industrial Generative AI company, revolutionizing how enterprises solve their hardest problems with its powerful suite of Generative AI software. By combining numerical and text-based solutions, Zapata AI empowers industrial-scale commercial, government and military/defense enterprises to leverage large language models and numerical generative models better, faster, and more efficiently — delivering solutions to drive growth, savings and unprecedented insight. With proprietary science and engineering techniques and the Orquestra® platform, Zapata AI is accelerating Generative AI’s impact in Industry.

We are looking for motivated interns with experience in machine learning and generative AI to join Zapata AI research team for summer 2024. This position will let interns conduct research, exploring the application of Zapata AI's quantum-inspired methods to deliver advantages in diverse real-world use cases, while working alongside and being mentored by industry experts. For detailed information on Zapata AI Internships, visit Join the Revolution // Internships at Zapata AI


  • Set up and carry out numerical studies to identify and refine new applications of Zapata AI's quantum-inspired technologies for generative AI.
  • Produce high-quality software implementing the intern’s methods and contribute to Zapata AI's in-house software libraries.
  • Expand the range of algorithms and models offered within Zapata AI's product, and augment functionalities of existing ones based on feedback from users, customers, and researchers.
  • Design, implement and deploy demos based on the research findings.
  • Participate in regular group meetings to discuss the intern’s findings and extract high-level insights and future opportunities.
  • Summarize the intern’s research findings in a paper for submission to peer-reviewed conferences or journals.


  • Enrolled in a degree (ideally MS or PhD) in computer science, mathematics, statistics, or physics, with a focus on generative modeling, machine learning or other areas of AI.
  • Experience developing software for technical computing in Python, and experience in one or more ML tasks.
  • Familiarity with one or more common ML frameworks (e.g., Pytorch, Jax, or Tensorflow) and/or MLOps tools (e.g., MLFlow).
  • Knowledge of quantum computing, quantum-inspired techniques (e.g., tensor networks) and quantum machine learning or experience with high-performance computing, such as multithreading, distributed computing, or GPU programming and profiling will be good to have.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, ideally with prior academic publications.
  • Experience in fast-paced group projects and a willingness to learn new topics in a collaborative setting.

Please submit your information, upload your CV and a cover letter introducing yourself, explaining why you believe working at Zapata AI would enhance your career (in 1-2 paragraphs).

For detailed information on Zapata AI Internships, visit Join the Revolution // Internships at Zapata AI