Types of Roles at ISI

ISI offers a variety of positions and opportunities. The sections below outline positions for the various roles with instructions on how to apply.

Research and Technical Staff positions: ISI offers a prestigious, intellectually vibrant environment on both coasts. As a world-class institution, we combine the best of major research universities and industry research-and-development labs. 

Researcher in Residence: A unique opportunity for truly exceptional researchers in information sciences and related fields.

Administrative Staff:  To support the work and running of ISI, the institute hires administrative assistants and many other skilled professionals. These positions can be in finance, human resources, IT services and other support roles.

Students: Students find homes at ISI along several avenues. These include:

Prospective PhD Students: ISI provides a stimulating environment for graduate study and research, joining rigorous academic theory with real world practice. PhD students have the opportunity to work on projects with national and global significance.

USC MS Students: Directed research (DR) and paid positions for USC Master of Science students in areas such as Computer Science, Data Science and Informatics, and Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Summer Internship Program: ISI welcomes enthusiastic, qualified PhD students and highly talented undergraduates as paid interns in its three offices: Marina del Rey, California, Arlington, Virginia, and Boston (Waltham), Massachusetts offices.