This year we are looking for 8 top technical students who highly motivated, daring, creative and have a passion for innovation. Students should be in their 3rd/4th year of a Degree, Masters or PhD. We are looking for students who have an entrepreneurial mind and are able to think 'outside of the box'.
What is Extreme Blue?
Extreme Blue is IBMs premier internship programme, it began in the USA in 1999 and the IBM Ireland Lab has been successfully running Extreme Blue since 2003. What's special about Extreme Blue is its focus on innovative leading-edge projects, top talent and its agile approach. Teams of four students will work on technical prototyping/problem-solving as well as the developing the go-to-market plan around these.
Extreme Blue 2011
The project ideas will come from IBMs expansive product portfolio which includes technology fields such as: Web 2.0, Social Networking, Unified Communications, Web Conferencing, Virtual Worlds, E-learning, Database Management, High Performance Computing, Software Portal Technology, Language Translation, Advanced Software Applications, Tivoli and many more...
Teams will be based at IBM Development Lab in Dublin which is located at IBM Technology Campus (also home to IBM's first Smarter Cities Technology Centre). The programme will run from mid-June to mid-September. Teams will work closely with other European labs to create a consistent experience across countries. All teams will meet and present at the EMEA expo in September which is being held in Brussels this year.
What we look for
This year we are looking for 8 top technical students who highly motivated, daring, creative and have a passion for innovation. Students should be in their 3rd/4th year of a Degree, Masters or PhD. We are looking for students who have an entrepreneurial mind and are able to think 'outside of the box'. If you are curious in nature, willing to work in a team environment, wish to challenge the conventional ways, want to make a Smarter Planet.
Extreme Blue isn’t for the faint hearted. It’s about pushing boundaries. It’s intense, challenging and tough. The projects are real. They move quickly, expectations are high and the results are subject to scrutiny. But you’ll find that all the hard work was worth it as your CV will stand out from the crowd!
What we offer
The benefits for your future will last way beyond the summer – the 12 weeks are just the start. And, if you’re looking to return to IBM as a graduate, although we can’t guarantee a place, you’ll have the best possible chance. The salary for this programme is competitive with similar internships available.
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