IBM Research - Africa 5 research internship opportunities
Johannesburg, South Africaยท 2 months ago


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 Role and Responsibilities

The interns will have the opportunity to:

  • Learn more about AI (our open-source framework for quantum computing)
  • Develop educational material based on AI
  • Contribute to the AI textbook which is used globally by thousands of quantum enthusiasts
  • Organize several types of events/community activities, specifically aimed at broadening the reach in Africa
  • Collaborate with peers working in the field of quantum computing
  • Get access to state-of-the-art quantum processors and devices at IBM
  • Gain a broad experience in quantum research, from fundamental to applied
  • Expand their network inside and outside IBM Artificial Intelligence
  • Get exposure to the wide range of research happening at IBM Research

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Physics, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Chemistry
  • Basic AI knowledge
  • Enthusiasm for outreach and community-building events
  • Basic programming skills (Python)

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IBM Research - Africa
Employment Type
Less than a year
South Africa, Johannesburg

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