Front End Developer Intern (4 months)

Markham, Ontario
Internship, Co-op

At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.

Your Role and Responsibilities

This position resides in Markham, Ontario and is a 4-month work term commencing January 2021. It is mandatory that all applicants are enrolled in full-time studies at a post-secondary institution and returning to full-time studies upon completion of the work term.

We are looking for students to help us build the next generation of awesomeness into the IBM Cloud Platform. The ideal candidate should have confidence as a front-end developer, comfort in working with design and engineering in an iterative model to improve the user experience. The successful candidate will work with many squads across IBM Cloud to improve our customer experience. You will also participate in broader development community activities (hackathons).


  • Building new IBM Cloud user experiences and simplifying common tasks
  • Ensuring automated testing and security needs are addressed
  • Working with Analytics team to ensure we learn from every user experience
  • Participating in building common UI components and libraries
  • As required or desired, participate in open source development initiative

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Co-op or internship program enrollment is mandatory
  • Experience/Enthusiasm in UI/UX development using JS/CSS/HTML and related frameworks such as React, Redux, Angular, etc.
  • Experience/Enthusiasm in coding REST APIs using JSON

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Experience in data driven UX design and analytics
  • Experience in UI Test Automation technologies such as Nightwatch.js, Selenium, Sauce Labs, etc.
  • Familiarity with agile development and good coding practices (unit tests, code reviews, etc.)
  • Exposure to open source communities surrounding Cloud technologies (e.g. openwhisk)

About Business Unit
Digitization is accelerating the ongoing evolution of business, and clouds - public, private, and hybrid - enable companies to extend their existing infrastructure and integrate across systems. IBM Cloud provides the security, control, and visibility that our clients have come to expect. We are working to provide the right tools and environment to combine all of our client’s data, no matter where it resides, to respond to changing market dynamics.

Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM
IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location Statement
This role will involve working with technology that is covered by Export Regulations sanctions. If you are a Foreign National from any of the following US sanctioned countries (Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, and Syria) on a work permit, you are not eligible for employment in this position.

Being You @ IBM
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, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

How to Apply