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About UpCircle

At UpCircle Technology AG we are revolutionizing the recycling industry through advanced analytics and artificial intelligence. Our mission is to drive sustainability and efficiency by leveraging cutting-edge technology to optimize recycling processes and reduce environmental impact.

AI Engineering Intern


Zurich, Switzerland






On Site

Job Description

We are seeking a talented engineering interns to join our team and to actively contribute to the development of innovative solutions for recycling analytics. The ideal candidate will be highly-motivated, eager to work on a deep-tech topic with large environmental impact, capable of working autonomously and in small teams, and have a strong desire to solve exciting and challenging applied problems. You will collaborate closely with data scientists, software engineers, and domain experts to deploy AI-powered applications that drive operational improvements and promote sustainable practices in recycling.


  • Develop and implement machine learning models and algorithms for analyzing recycling data, including image recognition, data science, and predictive analytics.
  • Be part of cross-functional teams to gather requirements, understand business objectives, and translate them into technical solutions.
  • Design and optimize data pipelines for efficient data ingestion, processing, and storage of large-scale recycling datasets.
  • Evaluate and experiment with different machine learning techniques to improve model performance and accuracy.
  • Deploy and maintain AI solutions in production, ensuring scalability, reliability, and cyber security.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in AI/ML technologies and propose innovative ideas for enhancing recycling analytics.

Requirements & Qualifications:

  • Strong motivation and goal-oriented working attitude
  • Curricular and extra-curricular projects in the field of CV, ML or similar
  • Currently pursuing a degree (or graduated within the last six months) at a Swiss university.
  • Master’s level study (i.e. in robotics, computer science, mechanical engineering, design).
  • Experience with C++ and/or Python
  • Competency with linux-based systems

Great to have:

  • Experience in the recycling industry
  • Passion for sustainability
  • Working language proficiency in German

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