AI Vision-Language Models Internship

Job title: AI Vision-Language Models Internship

Company: Toyota

Location: Zaventem, Brabant Flamand – Bruxelles

Job Description: Company InformationTOYOTA is one of the world’s largest automobile manufacturers and a leading global corporation. Founded in 1937. Toyota now sells vehicles in 170 countries and employs over 350.000 people. Based in Brussels, Belgium, and staffed by 2.700 people and more than 60 nationalities, Toyota Motor Europe (TME) handles the wholesale marketing of Toyota and Lexus vehicles, parts & accessories, and manages Toyota’s European R&D, manufacturing, and engineering operations.We are excited to be transforming into a mobility company focusing on bringing even more happiness to our customers through various mobility solutions.Your team and your responsibilitiesTeam/division descriptionThe Advanced Technology division is responsible for creating cutting edge technology breakthroughs which meet the future challenges of the automotive industry and brings a smile to our customers’ face. By combining in-house research activities with a wide research network across Europe, we conceive, incubate and test novel concepts in virtual and non-virtual environments before they are handed downstream towards future product development. The position is with AI Core Research team which is in charge of performing cutting edge research on machine learning and computer vision.Your projectVision Language Models (VLMs) have shown impressive performance and ability of describing with language various types of images contents, opening the door for AI assistants that can understand our world and support humans and their daily tasks. Existing models are generic and don’t understand users specifics or their belonging. We want to create a specialized vision language model that recognizes the user, their relatives, their belonging, etc. Imagine an elderly assistant robot to fetch some personal belongings, or a model that can describe an image and scene based with personalized wordings (your sun, your mug, your favourite book, …). The plan is to start from pretrained generic VLM and add a specialization module. We will guid you through this internship towards moving a step forwards on specialized VLMs task.Want to know more about how it is to work at Toyota? Check-out OrYour Profile

  • You are fluent in English (TME’s business language)
  • Strong background on machine learning
  • Preferable experience with vision and language models
  • Experience with deep learning frameworks
  • Ability to understand research papers, implement and propose ideas

Place of employment

  • Belgium – Brussels (Zaventem): Toyota Motor Europe, Technical Centre

Starting date

  • 01/06/2024


  • 6 months

ConfidentialityDue to business requirement, not all performed projects can be reflected in the internship report. This issue needs to be discussed with candidate/school in advance.It is mandatory that applicants are students for the entire period of the internship.We can only accept students with an EEA or Swiss citizenship (not requiring a work permit or visa to be eligible to perform an internship in Belgium)We offerPlease check our .At Toyota Motor Europe, we are committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all. All our recruitment decisions are based on the individual and their qualifications along with the job requirements. The selection process is without regard to nationality, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, ethnicity, disability or other personal characteristics. We do not tolerate harassment or discrimination as our individual experiences and overall diversity is our key strength. Together we have the power to make a positive change and go beyond the ordinary.If you need any specific consideration for the interview process due to disability or any other reason, please let the recruiter know.


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