Internships at Microsoft Research

 The Quantum Architectures and Computation Group (QuArC) at Microsoft Research is seeking exceptional graduate students for Spring/Summer 2016 internships. 

Are you excited to conduct research in a collaborative, cutting-edge, industry environment?  Are you passionate about quantum computation and eager to challenge yourself in new directions?  Then we want to hear from you!

Each intern selected will be paired with a member of the QuArC team to work on a research project with the aim of achieving substantial, novel results (suitable for publication) by the end of the summer.  Possible topics range from quantum algorithms, to quantum error correction and noise modeling, to quantum circuit design, and more. Internships last 12-weeks at Microsoft headquarters outside of beautiful Seattle, WA.  Perks include full salary, housing, subsidized transportation, surprise Microsoft gifts, and more.

Positions are available beginning in the summer/fall of 2016. We are seeking candidates with a strong background in areas such as quantum algorithms, quantum error correction, quantum computation, and/or quantum circuit design and optimization.

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For more information on QuArC, visit

Questions: contact ksvore AT microsoft DOT com

Application deadline: January 31, 2016

In order to be considered, please apply and upload your application materials online at:

In the online application, click on the following choices:

  • Position interested in:  Internship
  • Location: Redmond, WA, USA
  • Research Areas of Interest: Quantum Computing
  • Microsoft Research Contact: Svore, Krysta

Application materials should include:

  • Current CV
  • Letters of reference will be directly requested from your referees by the application tool. (A minimum of 2 references required)

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workforce.

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