IBM Research Labs 2018 Great Minds Student Internship ( Fully Funded to Switzerland, Nairobi or South Africa)

Apply to participate in Great Minds Initiative 2018 pitching competition and win a Fully Funded internship opportunity (3-6 months) at IBM Research Labs in Switzerland, Nairobi or South Africa.

Deadline 16 February 2018

The Great Minds initiative is a competition for 3 to 6-month internships at one of the IBM Research Labs in Zurich, Nairobi, or Johannesburg for students from central and eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa. It provides students with the unique opportunity to work alongside world-class scientists in the leading industrial IT research organization

 

The internships will take place in 2018. The exact starting time and duration will be agreed upon with the winning students individually, taking into account their academic commitments and the availability of IBM staff. The initiative provides students with the unique opportunity to work alongside world-class scientists in the leading industrial IT research organization.

IBM will pay the winners a lump sum towards travel expenses as well as compensation that covers adequately the cost of living in Switzerland, Kenya or South Africa, respectively. IBM will also obtain the necessary visa and work permits for the successful candidates.

IBM will pay the winners a lump sum towards travel expenses as well as compensation that covers adequately the cost of living in Switzerland, Kenya or South Africa, respectively. IBM will also obtain the necessary visa and work permits for the successful candidates.

 

IBM Research is conducting the Great Minds internships for the 10th time. The experiences on both sides have been very positive. This program also benefits faculty members when the Great Minds winners bring back to their universities or departments a valuable understanding of real industry problems, knowledge of advanced IBM technologies, and contacts throughout IBM Research.

Eligibility

  • The program is open to any full-time student enrolled in a Master’s program in

 

-Computer Science,

– Electrical Engineering,

– Physics,

-Software Engineering,

-Industrial Engineering or

-Service Science

  • The students must have a solid command of the English language in both written and spoken form.

IBM is an equal-opportunity employer and encourages applications from both genders as well as minority groups.

 

Nomination procedure

  • Participants must be nominated by a faculty member. A recommendation letter from a faculty member is mandatory.

 

 

Apply here 

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