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Extreme Blue Technical Intern

Across Canada
Internship, Work While Studying
Job Description

Looking for an extreme summer experience?

Start Something Big as an IBM Extreme Blue technical intern!

Extreme Blue is IBMâ??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 2017 program will run from May 2017 to August 2017. 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 Education: Pre-University Qualification

Preferred Education: Bachelor's Degree

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 Technical and Professional Experience:

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

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be eligible/ legally able to work in Canada
  • This role will involve working with technology that is covered by embargo Export Regulations. If you are a Foreign National from any of the following embargoed countries (Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, Syria) on a work permit you are not eligible for employment in this position

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.