Microsoft NERD AI

Committed to developing the next generation of AI technology and AI leaders.

AI is changing everything, and the Microsoft New England Research and Development Center (NERD) is at the forefront of this rapidly-evolving field. In addition to the pioneering technology we create, NERD AI provides opportunities for the next generation of AI innovators to work alongside our teams, and our world class event space plays host to leaders from around the world—and around the corner—who are furthering this exciting field.

MAIDAP: Join us on the leading edge of AI

The Microsoft Artificial Intelligence Development Accelerator Program (MAIDAP) is a paid, two-year program for recent graduates. As part of the 15-person cohort, you will partner closely with engineering teams across Microsoft and get access to mentorship, leading researchers and job opportunities, to help organizations achieve more with cloud-based AI solutions.

Candidate Qualifications

Graduates with a PhD /MS/BS degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Data Science, Statistics or other relevant fields, and any of the following experience:

  • Deep learning frameworks
  • C/C++/Java/C# and 1+ scripting languages
  • Program management and customer design
  • Designing and developing high-scale distributed systems

We are no longer accepting applications for the 2020 program, please check back in the fall for announcements for our 2021 program.

If you have a qualifying event and would like to request use of the Microsoft New England AI Conference Center, please fill out and submit the reservation request form below.


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Microsoft AI Development Acceleration Program: Transforming Microsoft teams

From Cortana to CRISPR to XiaoIce, Microsoft’s commitment to artificial intelligence is clear. As part of our dedication to providing the best-in-class technology to our teams as well as our consumers, we’re constantly looking for ways to use AI to improve and empower lives.

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Jennifer Chayes receives MassTLC Distinguished Leadership Award

When you have great leaders on your team, you get to take a moment to brag. Here at Microsoft New England, we’re lucky to have distinguished researcher Jennifer Chayes on our team, where she excels in her roles as technical fellow and managing director at Microsoft Research.