Speech Science Intern

Location US-NJ-Mahwah
Job ID
Intern - Intern
Pos. Type

Company Overview


At Nuance, we empower people with the ability to seamlessly interact with their connected devices and the digital world around them.  We are creating a world where technology thinks and acts the way people do by designing the most human, natural, and intuitive ways of interacting with technology.


Our nimble technology uses analytics and advanced algorithms to transform the inanimate into animate and reduce complicated processes into simple ones.


Join our Enterprise team…great customer service starts here. We design virtual assistants for intelligent and effortless customer service helping customers find the information they need using whatever channel they prefer.


Job Summary

Nuance Internship Program

We are searching for Top Talent Students to join our world class Engineering Team.  As part of our ongoing investment to expand the Montreal Engineering Internship Program, our internships offer students and exciting path to contribute to cutting edge technology & innovative products and make a true business impact.  As a key member of our team, you will expand your technical skills exponentially, grow your professional network & work alongside some of the best and brightest in the world!!!



The student will report to one of our senior staff, with oversight from a speech science manager.  The intern will meet at least 2 times per week (in person) with supervisor, and daily via e-mail & adhoc sessions.  Work assignments will have duration of 2 to 4 weeks, and formal feedback sessions will be given at half way and completion points. 

  • Programming
  • Grammar development
  • Grammar optimization
  • Presentation of results to internal / external clients
  • Establishing requirements / test plans


Education :

  • Currently pursuing a BS, MS or PhD in Linguistics, Engineer or Computer Science.
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Preferred Skills 

  • Coursework in pattern recognition, acoustics,or computational linguistics
  • Working towards a degree in engineering, comp sci, or linguistics
  • Strong skills in computing;  linux, perl / python
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal / communication skills
  • Knowledge of languages beneficia

Additional Information

Nuance offers a compelling and rewarding work environment. We offer market competitive salaries, bonus, equity, benefits, meaningful growth and development opportunities and a casual yet technically challenging work environment. Join our dynamic, entrepreneurial team and become part of our continuing success.


Nuance Communication Inc.  is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement is available here. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please call 781-565-5000 – Human Resources Department and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.


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