Applied Machine Learning Research Intern

Moody’s Corporation
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Moody’s empowers people to make better decisions and achieve brighter futures. This is what motivates us to bring out the best in our products and our people. Join us. Forward Together.

Moody’s (NYSE: MCO) is a global integrated risk assessment firm that empowers organizations to make better decisions. Our data, analytical solutions and insights help decision-makers identify opportunities and manage the risks of doing business with others. We believe that greater transparency, more informed decisions, and fair access to information open the door to shared progress. With over 11,000 employees in more than 40 countries, Moody’s combines international presence with local expertise and over a century of experience in financial markets. Learn more at

At Moody’s, we’re taking action. We’re hiring diverse talent and providing underrepresented groups with equitable opportunities in their careers. We’re educating, empowering and elevating our people, and creating a workplace where each person can be their true selves, reach their full potential and thrive on every level. Learn more about our DE&I initiatives, employee development programs and view our annual DE&I Report at

Moody’s Analytics provides financial intelligence and analytical tools supporting our clients’ growth, efficiency and risk management objectives. The combination of our unparalleled expertise in risk, expansive information resources, and innovative application of technology, helps today’s business leaders confidently navigate an evolving marketplace.




Moody’s Analytics’ Core AI/ML team is seeking research Interns to join our Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning team in New York (and remote).
The AI/ML team is part of the Predictive Analytics unit within Moody’s, working to advance the state of the art in natural language understanding and generation, and deploys these systems at scale.
Our research spans multiple areas across NLP and machine learning, especially using deep learning/neural networks based tools for natural language understanding and generation, language modeling, pre-training, question answering, and cross-lingual and cross-domain transfer learning.
As a Research Intern, you will help us apply cutting-edge NLP algorithms to a wide range of product-focused challenges at Moody’s.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop NLP models and pipelines, leveraging deep learning and machine learning on big data resources
  • Training deep neural networks for key NLP tasks.
  • Architecting, implementing, and serving new NLP ML solutions to tackle problems within the financial sector (ex: mining financial distress indicators, information extraction from news media)


Applying candidates must be proficient in following skills:

  • Experience in PyTorch or Tensorflow, Python.
  • Analyze and improve efficiency, scalability, and stability of various deployed ML/NLP models.
  • Comfort manipulating and analyzing complex, high-volume, high-dimensionality data from varying sources.
  • Ability to communicate complex research in a clear, precise, and actionable manner.
  • Staying up to date with the current SOTA NLP models, including reading academic papers and implementing learnings

Other considerations for competitive applications:

  • Currently has, or is in the process of obtaining a PhD or Master’s degree.
  • Proven track record of achieving results as demonstrated by first-authored publications at workshops or conferences such as ACL, EMNLP, NAACL, AAAI, ICML, NeurIPS, ICLR or similar.
  • Experienced with the development of enterprise level AI, machine learning and deep learning platform involving big data management and GPU compute.
  • Experience with API development, Event Driven Architectures, Elasticsearch, AWS, RabbitMq, Docker/Kubernetes

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 (i.e., at least 2 weeks after last dose) and, if hired, present proof of vaccination on start date, as determined by Moody’s.

Company Info.

Moody’s Corporation

Moody's Corporation, often referred to as Moody's, is an American business and financial services company. It is the holding company for Moody's Investors Service, an American credit rating agency, and Moody's Analytics, an American provider of financial analysis software and services.

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    7 World Trade Center, Manhattan, New York, NY, United States
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