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Your Role and Responsibilities
START AND END DATES FOR THIS INTERNSHIP ARE DURING SUMMER 2022 (3 MONTHS) You will be part of a team whose mission is to prototype, test and release new technologies for the world to use. As an IBM Quantum Developer Intern, you will collaborate with a multi-disciplinary, global team of developers, designers, researchers, and engineers to bring new features to life. If you are self-motivated, curious and love to code, we have the right opportunity for you!
We are now accepting applications for undergraduate software developers to become IBM Quantum Developer Interns in 2021, and join the journey from the fundamental science of quantum information to quantum computing research and development. IBM Quantum Developer Interns will have the opportunity to focus on kernel, algorithm, or model development. Areas of focus could include quantum machine learning, quantum biology and health informatics, quantum algorithms for chemistry, quantum simulations, quantum optimization, cloud microservices, and cloud API (among other areas).
Students from around the world with varying backgrounds and professional interests and curiosities are encouraged to apply for this unique paid internship experience. The IBM Quantum internship program will connect you with other students, university programs, IBM Q Network organizations, and the quantum computing community. From contributing to the open-source Qiskit framework, to fundamental research in quantum computing, to helping people understand the relevance of quantum computing, IBM Quantum interns will have the opportunity to gain valuable skills and experiences essential for future professional opportunities as well as continued studies.
IBM Quantum interns will have the opportunity to:
- Receive training on Qiskit and mentorship on contributing to open source
- Get access to state-of-the-art quantum processors and devices at IBM
- Learn how companies conduct quantum computing research
- Work on meaningful problems in the field of quantum computing
- Receive mentorship from IBM researchers and others
- Collaborate with peers working in the field of quantum computing
- Gain a broad experience in quantum research, from fundamental to applied
- Get exposure to the wide range of research happening at IBM
Candidates currently enrolled in undergraduate programs are encouraged to apply. United States 2021 intern developers will work out of one of the IBM Research labs in either Yorktown Heights, New York or San Jose, California for up to twelve weeks from June through August (housing or housing stipend, transportation, and some meals will be provided). Candidates will have an opportunity to discuss specific location, timing, and academic calendars as part of the application process. Depending on the role, some travel may be involved to IBM Q Network and IBM Quantum events such as Qiskit Camp.
Location: Yorktown Heights, NY
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
- Experience in an undergraduate program related to software engineering or computer science
- Coursework or projects related to quantum information, computation, or algorithms
- Software development experience in an area of study related to quantum computing, or other applicable area
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
- Experience with the Python programming language
- Use of (or exposure to) the Qiskit quantum computing framework
- Participation in the Qiskit Advocates Program
About Business Unit
IBM Systems helps IT leaders think differently about their infrastructure. IBM servers and storage are no longer inanimate – they can understand, reason, and learn so our clients can innovate while avoiding IT issues. Our systems power the worldâ€™s most important industries and our clients are the architects of the future.Â Join us to help build our leading-edge technology portfolioÂ Â designed for cognitive business and optimized for cloud computing.
Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when youâ€™re looking for your next career challenge? Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities â€“ where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust â€“ where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible. Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.
IBMâ€™s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, weâ€™re also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business. At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now itâ€™s time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.
IBM offers a wide range of resources for eligible IBMers to thrive both inside and outside of work. In addition to a competitive benefits program consisting of medical and life insurance, retirement plans, and time off, eligible employees may also have access to: Â·12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. Family care options are also available to support eligible employees during COVID-19. Â·World-class training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform. IBM’s learning culture supports your restless attitude to grow your skills and build the depth and scale of knowledge needed to achieve your career goals. Â·Well-being programs to support mental and physical health. Â·Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money (including expert financial counseling, 401(k), IBM stock discount, etc.). Â·Select educational reimbursement opportunities. Â·Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups where you can network and connect with IBMers across the globe. Â·Giving and volunteer programs to benefit charitable organizations and local communities. Â·Discounts on retail products, services, and experiences. We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.
Being You @ IBM
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.