AI global residency 2021

Job description

You are invited to apply to Upstage's AI global residency. Through this program, you will be developing algorithms with experienced engineers who have built large-scale products and solve difficult machine learning problems with a Kaggle grandmaster.

After this residency, you will become a great researcher and developer and be open to various opportunities as follows:

  1. If you want to start your career in AI, you will have the chance to join Upstage and/or be invited to Upstage's partner companies.
  2. If you want to start a new AI-based startup, we provide mentorship and seed your new business.
  3. If you want to pursue research in the field of AI, we give you the opportunity to enter Ph.D. programs in world-class universities such as HKUST.

Q. Am I able to apply from outside of Korea? 
The Upstage AI Global Residency program is a full-remote position. We plan to have team-by-team daily chat sessions, pair-programming, and mentoring according to your timezone.


  • Implement models from the latest research papers
  • Participate in Upstage's internal AI competitions

Recruitment details:

  • Position types:
    • AI global residency (40 hrs/week)
    • AI student global residency (20 hrs/week)
      • Student : For those who have affiliations in universities, and will graduate within 1-2 years
  • Recruitment process:
    • Resume screening
    • Online algorithm/machine-learning coding test
    • Technical interviews
    • Offer

Residency duration:

  • Start within 1 month after the completion of the recruitment process
  • 6 months contract, extendable up to 1year


  • Stipend and health insurance
  • Year-end incentives based on performance
  • Invitation to Upstage AI camp

Job requirements

Required qualifications:

  • Highly motivated candidates with a strong interest in AI and machine learning
  • Able to commit full-time for one year
  • Strong software development skills

Preferred qualifications:

  • Strong juniors
  • Strong software engineers