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Saturday, July 10, 2021 by Chris Wellekens

6-37 (2021-07-01) Internship at Naver Labs, Grenoble, France

Unsupervised Speech-to-Text Translation using Adapter Modules ? Internship


Adapter layers have recently proven to be flexible and lightweight mechanisms for multi-lingual translation models. In this internship we plan to explore their use for speech-to-text translation as a way of leveraging mono-lingual data to be able to translate from/to new languages in an unsupervised way.

Required skills

- PhD or research master student, in NLP, speech or machine learning with an interest on language technologies
- Familiarity with modern machine learning, as applied to NLP. Evidenced by publications in the domain.
- Familiarity with deep learning frameworks and python.


Application instructions

Please note that applicants must be registered students at a university or other academic institution and that this establishment will need to sign an 'Internship Convention' with NAVER LABS Europe before the student is accepted.

You can apply for this position online. Don't forget to upload your CV and cover letter before you submit. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.


NAVER LABS is a world class team of self-motivated and highly engaged researchers, engineers and interface designers collaborating together to create next generation ambient intelligence technology and services that are rich with the organic understanding they have of users, their contexts and situations.

Since 2013 LABS has led NAVER?s innovation in technology through products such as the AI-based translation app ?Papago?, the omni-tasking web browser ?Whale?, the virtual AI assistant ?WAVE?, in-vehicle information entertainment system ?AWAY? and M1, the 3D indoor mapping robot.

The team in Europe is multidisciplinary and extremely multicultural specializing in artificial intelligence, machine learning, computer vision, natural language processing, UX and ethnography. We collaborate with many partners in the European scientific community on R&D projects.

NAVER LABS Europe is located in the south east of France in Grenoble. The notoriety of Grenoble comes from its exceptional natural environment and scientific ecosystem with 21,000 jobs in public and private research. It is home to 1 of the 4 French national institutes in AI called MIAI (Multidisciplinary Innovation in Ai) It has a large student community (over 62,000 students) and is a lively and cosmopolitan place, offering a host of leisure opportunities. Grenoble is close to both the Swiss and Italian borders and is the ideal place for skiing, hiking, climbing, hang gliding and all types of mountain sports.

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