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Extreme Blue Technical - Summer Student

Markham, Ontario

Looking for an extreme summer experience?
Start Something Big as an IBM Extreme Blue technical intern!

Extreme Blue is IBM’s incubator for cutting-edge technology. Every summer, top students from across the world come together in teams of 4 to collaborate and create solutions to real business problems. The projects are actual IBM endeavours and represent product enhancements and futuristic work. We are looking for your fresh perspective, creativity, and enthusiasm in designing these solutions!

The Fine Print:

1. Candidates who only apply through the school's job posting system will not be considered, all candidates must apply online at

2. The 2018 program will run from May 2018 to August 2018 in Markham, ON and Ottawa, ON. Exact dates will be communicated during the interview process. Given the driven nature of the internship, these dates are inflexible. Should you have exams scheduled during the initial portion of the internship, prior arrangements must be made with your university to either defer exams or write these at a designated examination centre in the city of the internship.

3. Candidates must be returning back to full-time studies at a post-secondary institution following the completion of the internship. Enrollment in an official co-op / internship program is preferred. Graduating students do not qualify.

For more information about Extreme Blue visit Check out what our interns were up to this summer on the Extreme Blue blog

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Demonstrated passion for technology, business and technical community (i.e. contribution to open source, volunteerism, programming contests
  • Proven programming skills with a minimum of 4 months of industry experience
  • Ability to take ownership of an idea and turn it into reality
  • Demonstrates communication skills and an aptitude for collaborative team work

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Preference will be given to candidates who are within 12 months of their graduation

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.