Medical Image Analysis, Visualization and Machine Learning Internship

Carrboro, North Carolina

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Team Description:Kitware's Medical Computing team solves complex healthcare challenges through customized software solutions. The team provides research, development, and technology integration services to research centers, universities and companies in the medical and biomedical sectors. By joining our team you will participate in a dynamic multidisciplinary work environment with exceptionally talented computer scientists, software engineers, mechanical engineers and biomedical engineers.
About the Projects:We build powerful software solutions using our well-established open-source platforms including VTK, ITK, 3D Slicer, Pulse, iMSTK, CMake and ParaView. These platforms are mature, supported, documented, and thoroughly tested software systems that are in use by tens of thousands of developers and end-users worldwide. Our projects involve generating solutions for medical device companies from ultrasound and preclinical imaging companies, to medical device companies. Our research projects involve collaborations with top research institutions, including Harvard Medical School, MIT, Cleveland Clinic, Duke University, and others which build on our open-source platforms. 

In This Position You Will:

  • Collaborate with world-class coworkers and external researchers.
  • Extend the capabilities of ITK and 3D Slicer to meet the needs of academic and commercial users as they investigate new medical procedures and imaging systems, release innovative products, and improve all aspects of patient care.
  • Develop advanced visualization and analysis algorithms, applications, and integrated systems that involve images from the newest medical devices. This internship will comprise engineering and research tasks in statistical shape analysis.
  • Deploy software applications and infrastructure that are used by people, every day, around the globe, to improve the world.
  • Explore your own ideas in collaboration with Kitware researchers and be encouraged to publish the results of your work in academic papers submitted to premier conferences or journals.
  • Have the opportunity to produce high-quality software for challenging image analysis problems and to contribute to large-scale software infrastructure.

Required Qualifications:

  • M.S. or Ph.D. students in computer science or a related field with the corresponding emphasis on scientific computing, medical imaging, computer vision, and/or machine learning.
  • Proficiency in C/C++ and Python.
  • Experience with version control (Git).
  • Experience in deep learning frameworks like TensorFlow, Keras, and/or PyTorch.
  • Experience in designing deep learning models for image understanding problems such as image classification, object detection, and semantic segmentation.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Some experience with research and publications
Company DescriptionKitware collaborates with customers to solve the world’s most complex scientific challenges through customized software solutions. Kitware delivers innovation by focusing on advanced technical computing, state-of-the-art artificial intelligence, and full-spectrum software solutions. Since its founding in 1998, Kitware has developed a reputation for deep customer understanding and technical expertise, honest interactions, and open innovation. We are proud to be a 100% employee-owned company. For additional information, please visit You can also follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook
Additional InformationKitware actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, protected veteran status, uniformed service member status, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.
Job perks/benefits: Conferences
Job region(s): North America
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