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Image Processing Intern

Location: Pasadena, California
Job Category: Engineering - Software

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Image Processing Intern

Summer 2021 internship applications are open September 2020.  Samsung Semiconductor summer internships start in May/June 2021.

Join us for a unique 12-14 week paid internship that offers personal and professional development. You’ll work with the teams that create new computing system architectures needed to support emerging machine learning applications, internet of things (IoT) and edge computing that benefit millions of users.  This program will give you the opportunity work on complex solutions to that address some of the world’s most complex technological challenges.


Based in San Jose, California, Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. (SSI) is a multi-billion dollar subsidiary of Samsung Electronics, Ltd. and a world leader in Memory, System LSI and LCD technologies.  We provide the widest range of memory, logic, storage devices, LED components and LCD/OLED panels to enhance the user experience in home entertainment, mobile devices, lighting and computing. SSI has advanced R&D labs focused on product design and research in memory, displays, logic, image sensors, and mobile technologies. 

The Image Sensor Lab (ISL) at Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. focuses on the research and development of innovative image sensors and optical devices including low-power high-resolution depth and LiDAR sensors, ultra-compact spectroscopic elements, and advanced bio-inspired sensors and systems with cutting-edge features, high efficiency, and wide viewing-angle. The team aims at representing Samsung's leadership in advanced sensor and imaging products. This is an exciting and unique opportunity for a talented and hard-working PhD student to get involved in envisioning, prototyping and implementing cutting-edge products with a growing team. Interns are expected to implement and research production-level imaging solutions in both hardware and software domain and writing patents.

Come join Samsung ISL and enjoy building state-of-the-art imaging solutions!



  • Explore cutting-edge technologies for our products, responsibilities may include but not limited to:
  • Data acquisition and processing from prototype cameras
  • Evaluation and characterization of camera and sensor performance
  • Development, implementation, debug, evaluation of algorithms for real-time 2D/3D image processing and object recognition
  • Development, implementation of algorithms for 3D point cloud generation, image processing, noise reduction
  • Development, implementation of algorithms for 2D/3D image fusion



  • Solid theoretical background in image processing, computer vision and machine learning
  • Excellent programming skills in C++, matlab etc.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • PhD students in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or relevant fields




  • Understand hardware design concepts and camera architecture
  • Ability to debug both software and hardware



Samsung Semiconductor Inc (SSI), an equal opportunity employer, is a world leader in Memory, System LSI, and LCD technologies. Headquartered in San Jose, California, SSI is a wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.- the second largest semiconductor manufacturer in the world and the industry's volume and technology leader in DRAM, NAND Flash, SSDs, mobile DRAM and graphics memory. It is one of the largest providers of system logic, imaging and LED lighting solutions, as well as providing advanced process design and manufacturing for fabless companies. Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. also has a research and innovation center with numerous labs providing product design and research in: logic, memory, image sensors, displays and mobile technologies. In addition, the company supports Samsung Display Company, the largest producer of LCD and OLED displays.


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