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Internship positions for 2023 (we are primarily searching for Master 2 level applications):

Creativity and divergent thinking in large language models, with Pierre-Yves Oudeyer

Emergence, control and open-ended evolution in cellular automata, Master 2 level internships supervised by Gautier Hamon, Mayalen Etcheverry, Bert Chan, Clément Moulin-Frier, Pierre-Yves Oudeyer

Investigating goal combination through pretrained linguistic encoders for language-based agents, Master 2 level internship supervised by Laetitia Teodorescu and Pierre-Yves Oudeyer

Goal exploration for training online Decision Transformers, Master 2 level internship supervised by Laetitia Teodorescu and Pierre-Yves Oudeyer

Emergent Communication through Intrinsically-Motivated Goal-Conditioned Reinforcement Learning in Multi-Agent Environments, Master 2 level internship supervised by Eleni Nisioti, Gautier Hamon and Clément Moulin-Frier

Evolving Reservoirs for Meta Reinforcement Learning Master 2 internship supervised by Clément Moulin-Frier, Xavier Hinaut and Eleni Nisioti

Évaluation d’un atelier métacognitif numérique pour l’entraînement de la curiosité chez les jeunes apprenants/Evaluation of a digital metacognitive workshop for training curiosity in young learners, with Rania Abdelghani and Hélène Sauzéon.

We will soon post other 6 months internship positions for master 2 level students on the following topics (for these topics, please contact Pierre-Yves Oudeyer following instructions above):
– Deep RL, large language models and autotelic agents
– Language-conditioned reinforcement learning
– Large language models as cognitive/educational tools supporting creativity in children
– Design of educational material enabling high-school students to understand the basic concepts, including societal dimensions, associated to large language models

Call for research engineer candidates (2022): Learning curiosity-driven question generation and evaluation with deep language models (towards educational technology applications). (collaboration between Inria and MSR Montreal)

Call for software engineer position: Development of a Software Architecture for Automated discovery of self-organising patterns in complex systems

Call for postdoc application on Intrinsically Motivated Deep Reinforcement Learning in Open Environments.

Call for candidates for a PhD or a postdoc on computational modeling of curiosity-driven exploration in humans and monkeys.