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Bachelor degree
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IT and Technology
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Computer science & IT
Electrical and electronic engineering & related

Algorithm Engineer Intern (AML-Engine-Dedup) - 2023


TikTok will be prioritizing applicants who have a current right to work in Singapore, and do not require TikTok's sponsorship of a visa.

TikTok is the leading destination for short-form mobile video. Our mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. TikTok has global offices including Los Angeles, New York, London, Paris, Berlin, Dubai, Singapore, Jakarta, Seoul and Tokyo.

Why Join Us:

At TikTok, our people are humble, intelligent, compassionate and creative. We create to inspire - for you, for us, and for more than 1 billion users on our platform. We lead with curiosity and aim for the highest, never shying away from taking calculated risks and embracing ambiguity as it comes. Here, the opportunities are limitless for those who dare to pursue bold ideas that exist just beyond the boundary of possibility. Join us and make impact happen with a career at TikTok.

About the Team:

AI-Lab conducts research and introduces cutting-edge AI technologies to our products. In order to provide the best user experience, we build large-scale systems and support various production strategies including video deduplication, copyright detection, content safety, video search and recommendation.

We are looking for talented individuals to join us for an internship in 2023. Internships at TikTok aim to offer students industry exposure and hands-on experience. Watch your ambitions become reality as your inspiration brings infinite opportunities at TikTok.

Successful candidates must be able to commit to one of the following internship cycles below:

  • Summer Internship - 08 May 2023 to 28 July 2023 (12 weeks)
  • Off-cycle Internship - Starting 09 January 2023 or 14 August 2023

We will prioritize candidates who are able to commit in either internship period. Please state your availability clearly in your resume (Start date, End date).

Candidates can apply to a maximum of two positions and will be considered for jobs in the order you apply. The application limit is firm and includes all TikTok and its affiliates' jobs globally. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and we encourage you to apply early.


  • Build the Dedup and Copyright system, supports billions of users all over the world; 
  • Based on the product requirements, develop models and systems to detect duplicated and similar materials among billions of videos; 
  • Introduce new AI technologies to our online system and improve the performance;
  • Improve the reliability of the system, manage the challenges of scale and complexity;


  • Penultimate students currently pursuing a Degree/Master/PhD in Software Development, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related technical discipline
  • Experienced in Machine Learning, familiar with at least one DeepLearning framework, e.g. PyTorch, Tensorflow. 
  • Experienced in Multimedia or Computer Vision, e.g. Image/Video/Audio retrieval, Representation Learning, Re-Identification, Unsupervised/Self-supervised learning.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Authors of published papers in top academia conferences; 
  • Winners of algorithm and machine learning competitions such as ACM and Kaggle.

TikTok is committed to creating an inclusive space where employees are valued for their skills, experiences, and unique perspectives. Our platform connects people from across the globe and so does our workplace. At TikTok, our mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. To achieve that goal, we are committed to celebrating our diverse voices and to creating an environment that reflects the many communities we reach. We are passionate about this and hope you are too.

By submitting an application for this role, you accept and agree to our global applicant privacy policy, which may be accessed here: https://careers.tiktok.com/legal/privacy.

If you have any questions, please reach out to us at apac-earlycareers@tiktok.com.