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2021 IBM Research Global Internship (fixed 3 months)

  • Internship
  • Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA
  • Sales

Job description

Location: IBM Research South Africa. Braamfontein, Johannesburg.

About The Business Unit

With more than 3,000 researchers in 12 labs located across six continents, IBM Research brings together hundreds of researchers who possess unparalleled industry expertise to address some of the world's most challenging problems. Join us as we do pioneering work in areas such as cognitive computing, augmented intelligence, quantum computing, and blockchain, to name a few.

Introduction

IBM Research is one of the world's largest and most influential corporate research labs, with an unmatched investment in research and core science, and a commitment to invent the future of technology by making scientific breakthroughs that will transform industry and society. We innovate and imagine the future and have a strong commitment to develop the next generation of top research talent.

Through this internship position, successful candidates will be part a global cohort of interns who will join IBM Research in almost all IBM Research global locations for the “summer internships” for 2021. Candidates will gain insights into real industry challenges and obtain hands-on research and engineering experience, while working alongside some of IBM's leading researchers, scientists, designers and engineers. Candidates will bring back knowledge of IBM's advanced technologies and contacts throughout IBM Research.

The duration of the internship is three (3) months, and the positions are to be held during the US Summer months in 2021.

The Role and Responsibilities:

·  Conduct research in the field of machine learning and deep learning
·  Collaborate with researchers and developers across IBM's global teams in ongoing research and engineering projects.
·  Build information machines and smart applications that enable humans to make better decisions and perform more efficiently in their tasks and allow for their swift integration into industry software components
·  Participate in global internship training and networking activities.
Auto req ID

348242BR
Required Education

Bachelor's Degree
Role ( Job Role )

Research Scientist
State / Province

GAUTENG
Primary job category

Research
Company

(0123) IBM South Africa (pty) Ltd
Contract type

Fixed Term - Short Term
Employment Type

Full-time OR Part-time
Is this role a commissionable/sales incentive based position?

No
Travel Required

No Travel
IBM Business Group

Research
Preferred Education

Master's Degree
City / Township / Village

Johannesburg
Being You @ IBM

Affirmative Action and/or EE candidates will be given first preference as per our employment equity strategies.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise

·  Currently registered students who are in their BSc 3rd year, BSc Hons year, or MSc first year; who are studying towards a degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, and related fields
·  Advanced experience in general programming skills in one or more of these languages: Python, Java, Javascript, C++, etc.
Country/Region

South Africa
Preferred Technical and Professional Experience

·  Strong background in machine learning, deep learning and applied statistics.
·  Practical experience with Machine Learning and/or Deep Learning frameworks (e.g., scikit-learn, TensorFlow, PyTorch) is a plus
·  Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
·  Knowledge of software engineering practices including agile processes.
Secondary Job Category

Research Staff
Position Type

Intern
Early Professional Track

No Track
Location Statement

For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.
New Collar Role

No
Introduction

IBM Research Scientists are charting the future of Artificial Intelligence, creating breakthroughs in quantum computing, discovering how blockchain will reshape the enterprise, and much more. Join a team that is dedicated to applying science to some of today's most complex challenges, whether it's discovering a new way for doctors to help patients, teaming with environmentalists to clean up our waterways or enabling retailers to personalize customer service.
Your Life @ IBM

What matters to you when you'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 – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – 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.
About Business Unit

With more than 3,000 researchers in 12 labs located across six continents, IBM Research brings together hundreds of researchers who possess unparalleled industry expertise to address some of the world's most challenging problems. Join us as we do pioneering work in areas such as cognitive computing, augmented intelligence, quantum computing, and blockchain, to name a few.
About IBM

IBM's greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

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