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Computer Science High School Co-op - Summer (Markham, ON)

Markham, Ontario
Summer, Co-op

Change the world at IBM. There aren’t many companies who can say they have been an integral part of the global business landscape for more than a century. While the world has changed considerably over the past 100 years, IBM, our people and our offerings have continuously led the way with business and technology innovation.

Today, we are more than a hardware, software and services provider, yet we remain true to our heritage as a team of collaborative forward-thinkers, focused on making business and society work better. We are part of the fabric of everyday life and stand for world-changing progress.

Join a company where you can make an impact and literally change the world. With so many different opportunities available – the sky is the limit!

This position resides in Markham, Ontario and is a 2 months high school opportunity 

What IBM Offers You?

  1. Work directly on product and services that affect our clients, while having access to cutting edge software technology
  2. Work on projects which are challenging, innovative and rewarding
  3. A business casual dress code and flexible work hours, to ensure work-life balance
  4. Access to the Future Blue Community - IBM’s large student community that provides networking opportunities, sporting and social events.

It is a mandatory requirement for students to apply online at .

Closing Date: Open Until Filled 

DSX (Data Science Experience Local) is a collaborative data science and machine learning platform infused with open source technology. Candidate will be provided with a set of use cases and scenarios from various industry sectors for which he/she will be tasked with creating demos using DSX platform.

Creating an end to end scenario will require obtaining and curating a data set , selecting machine learning algorithm and creating and training machine learning model. Candidate would also be asked to integrate DSX Local with external REST API's e.g Facebook/Twitter to infused social media analysis into traditional predictive ML models.

Upon completion of scenario, candidate would be required to record videos of this experiments which in turn would be uploaded to YouTube.

Candidate would work in team based environment and be supported by University internship students currently working on DSX Local projects.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Passion for technology;
  • Ability to quickly learn;
  • Both self-reliance and ability to collaborate;
  • A familiarity with programming.

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Python , SparkML
  • Understanding of machine learning methodology

EO Statement
IBM 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, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.