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Sound Tech Research Intern (Summer)

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Date: Nov 24, 2021

Location: San Francisco, US

Company: Dolby Laboratories, Inc.

Research Intern - Atmos Music for Automotive

Join the leader in entertainment innovation and help us design the future. At Dolby, science meets art, and high tech means more than computer code. As a member of the Dolby team, you’ll see and hear the results of your work everywhere, from movie theaters to smartphones.


As an intern, the Dolby U program offers impactful, project-based work experience in a collaborative, creative environment where you work side by side with industry leaders. Amplify your insatiable curiosity by implementing real-world solutions that revolutionize how people communicate and how entertainment is created, delivered, and enjoyed worldwide. For anyone seeking to gain invaluable expertise through meaningful, personal contributions, join us 0to design a future where technology meets entertainment!



This is a rare opportunity to join the Sound Technology Research team, working with world class engineers and researchers on cutting-edge technologies, as well as continue your learning through on-the-job experience. You’ll need to have solid programming skills, some UI knowledge, and exposure to audio signal processing. The internship program has been created with the intention of bringing the next generation of engineering and research talent to Dolby; participation in the program is a bonus when it comes to consideration for full time opportunities within the company.

As a Sound Tech Research Intern, you will be responsible for working on the next-generation of automotive entertainment - Atmos Music for the Car!


  • Strong Matlab and C++ skills are a must
  • Python and UI experience a bonus
  • An understanding of audio signal processing concepts is highly desirable; a working knowledge of acoustics a bonus.
  • High level written and verbal communication in both general and technology specific applications
  • Ability to work independently when required.


Working towards a degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or a related field; recent grads who are within 6 months of graduation are also eligible to apply. Must be available to work full-time, Monday to Friday for 3 months between May/June – Aug/Sept 2022.


Start dates for the internship are as follows: (*note* these dates are not flexible)

  • Monday, May 23, 2022
  • Monday, June 6, 2022
  • Monday, June 20, 2022

Dolby will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of San Francisco Police Code, Article 49, and Administrative Code, Article 12


Equal Employment Opportunity:
Dolby is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Our success depends on the combined skills and talents of all our employees. We are committed to making employment decisions without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, marital status, family status, medical condition, disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland