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Date: Oct 13, 2021

Location: San Francisco, US

Company: Dolby Laboratories, Inc.

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 to design a future where technology meets entertainment!



This is a rare opportunity to join a cutting-edge Sound Research team working with world class engineers and researchers on cutting edge technologies, as well as continue your learning through a dynamic on the job experience. You’ll need to have solid C++ skills, with some UI knowledge, and any exposure to Audio plug-in development is highly regarded. 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 the building a prototype audio Plug-in for interaction with sound mixers and content creators.



  • Strong C++ skills
  • Exposure and/or experience in developing audio plug-in (such as VST, AAX or AU), including familiarity with the JUCE framework, or equivalent Familiarity with MATLAB and audio effects signal processing
  • Some experience with user interface development 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 – Friday for 3 months between May/June 2022 – 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.