IBM Quantum Research Summer Intern (Master's/PhD): 2022 in Yorktown Heights, New York
IBM Quantum leads the world in quantum computing. We aim to solve complex problems the world's most powerful supercomputers cannot solve, and never will. We are advancing quantum computing technology, hardware, and software, while exploring applications to make quantum broadly usable and accessible. With a worldwide network of Fortune 500 companies, academic institutions, researchers, educators, and enthusiasts, we are committed to driving innovation for our clients, our partners, and the open source Qiskit community. IBM Quantum is building an equitable, diverse, and inclusive global quantum computing ecosystem.
Your Role and Responsibilities
Come build the future of quantum with us. IBM's full-stack approach delivers the best of IBM's quantum computing systems together with the most complete suite of quantum software tools and cloud services. As an experimentalist, theorist, or quantum information scientist with IBM Quantum, your job will be to advance the field of quantum computing research. Areas of research include superconducting qubits, quantum control, quantum error correction, quantum complexity theory, quantum algorithms, quantum machine learning, and quantum compilers and optimizers (among other areas). Eligibility Requirements: Please note candidates must be registered in a graduate program in order to be eligible for this internship. International students are eligible to apply. Students enrolled in an undergraduate program may apply to the Quantum Undergraduate Research at IBM and Princeton (QURIP) program (once applications open). Quantum research summer interns will work at either the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center (Yorktown Heights, NY, USA) or IBM Research - Almaden (San Jose, CA, USA) for up to twelve weeks during the summer of 2022.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Experience in a graduate or undergraduate program related to quantum computing or other applicable area of study
Coursework or projects in quantum information, computation, algorithms, or other area of research related to quantum computing
Research experience in an area of study related to quantum computing
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
Experience with the Python programming language and use of (or exposure to) the Qiskit quantum computing framework
Recognition as a Qiskit Advocate
Certification as an IBM Quantum Developer (Quantum Computation using Qiskit)
About Business UnitWith 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.
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Location StatementIBM offers a wide range of resources for eligible IBMers to thrive both inside and outside of work. In addition to a competitive benefits program consisting of medical and life insurance, retirement plans, and time off, eligible employees may also have access to:
*12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. Family care options are also available to support eligible employees during COVID-19.
*World-class training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform. IBM's learning culture supports your restless attitude to grow your skills and build the depth and scale of knowledge needed to achieve your career goals.
*Well-being programs to support mental and physical health.
*Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money (including expert financial counseling, 401(k), IBM stock discount, etc.).
*Select educational reimbursement opportunities.
*Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups where you can network and connect with IBMers across the globe.
*Giving and volunteer programs to benefit charitable organizations and local communities.
*Discounts on retail products, services, and experiences.
We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.
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