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IBM 2023 Intern Research - Exploratory Computer Sciences Sr Researcher in Yorktown Heights, New York

Introduction

Software Developers at IBM are the backbone of our strategic initiatives to design, code, test, and provide industry-leading solutions that make the world run today - planes and trains take off on time, bank transactions complete in the blink of an eye and the world remains safe because of the work our software developers do. Whether you are working on projects internally or for a client, software development is critical to the success of IBM and our clients worldwide. At IBM, you will use the latest software development tools, techniques and approaches and work with leading minds in the industry to build solutions you can be proud of.

Your Role and Responsibilities

Start and end dates for this Internship are during Summer 2023 (12 weeks) at IBM Research.

At IBM Research, we invent things that matter to the world. Today, we are pioneering the most promising and disruptive technologies that will transform industries and society, including the future of Hybrid Cloud, AI, and Quantum Computing. And looking to the horizon, we are placing big bets on a pipeline of ambitious exploratory science breakthroughs which will be foundational for the future of computing. We are driven to discover. With more than 3,000 researchers in 12 labs located across six continents, IBM Research is one of the world's largest and most influential corporate research labs.

The Exploratory Computer Sciences program at IBM Research is seeking candidates who will contribute to foundational research topics in AI, Hybrid Cloud and HCI.

Candidates should possess a background in Computer Sciences with graduate-level studies in one of:

  • AI/ML: neuro-symbolic models, foundation models, natural language processing, decision support, causal reasoning, knowledge graphs, semantic web

  • HCI: human-centered AI, explainable AI, conversational AI, speculative design, quantitative & qualitative methods (including thematic analysis & grounded theory)

  • Hybrid Cloud

  • Edge Computing

  • Networking

We expect to have the program in person. in which case candidates would need to work in one of the following locations: USA (Yorktown Heights, NY, Almaden, CA; Cambridge, MA), Israel (Haifa), Japan (Tokyo), Zurich (Switzerland).

At this time, we expect the program will be in person in which case candidates would need to work in one of the following locations: USA (Yorktown Heights, NY, Almaden, CA; Cambridge, MA), Israel (Haifa), Japan (Tokyo), Zurich (Switzerland).

The World is Our Laboratory: No matter where discovery takes place, IBM Research is a global community of forward-thinking researchers who are pushing the boundaries of science, technology, and business to make the world work better.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Must have a background in one of

  • AI/ML: neuro-symbolic models, foundation models, natural language processing, decision support, causal reasoning, knowledge graphs, semantic web

  • HCI: human-centered AI, explainable AI, conversational AI, speculative design, quantitative & qualitative methods (including thematic analysis & grounded theory)

  • Hybrid Cloud

  • Edge Computing

  • Networking

  • Must have Graduate level experience in conducting research in one or more of the above topics

  • Must have a Track record of co-authoring technical reports and publications

  • Must have strong programming skills in one or more commonly used languages such as: Java, JavaScript, Python, C++, Etc.

  • Must have strong communication skills

  • Must be a current Ph.D. candidate

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Experience with machine learning environments (e.g., R, Scikit-learn, Theano, PyTorch, etc.),

  • Contributions to open-source contributions

  • Experience in doing software development as part of a research and development team

About Business UnitIBM Research is the organic growth engine of IBM and an innovation engine for our customers and partners. As part of this mission, IBM Research anticipates and examines 'What's Next in Computing' to ultimately create and integrate the technologies the world relies upon to solve big challenges and unlock new opportunities. We create and pioneer new markets for IBM, our partners and customers as exemplified in our ongoing quest to reach practical and large-scale quantum computing. Across IBM Research, we realize the power and potential to accelerate discovery with our partners and clients by combining the power of high performance computing, AI, and Quantum, all integrated through the hybrid cloud.

This job requires you to provide your COVID-19 vaccination status with supporting documentation, where legally permissible.

Your Life @ IBMAre you craving to learn more? Prepared to solve some of the world's most unique challenges? And ready to shape the future for millions of people? If so, then it's time to join us, express your individuality, unleash your curiosity and discover new possibilities.

Every IBMer, and potential ones like yourself, has a voice, carves their own path, and uses their expertise to help co-create and add to our story. Together, we have the power to make meaningful change - to alter the fabric of our clients, of society and IBM itself, to create a truly positive impact and make the world work better for everyone.

It's time to define your career.

About IBMIBM'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, we'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 it's time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.

Location StatementSupplemental 1 employees may be eligible for paid holidays, paid sick time and Employee Stock Purchase Plan.

We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

Being You @ IBMIBM 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.

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