IBM Great Minds Initiative Internship Program 2020


Application Deadline: November 30th 2019

The Great Minds initiative is a competition for 3 to 6-month internships at one of the IBM Research Labs in Zurich, Nairobi, or Johannesburg for students from central and eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa. It provides students with the unique opportunity to work alongside world-class scientists in the leading industrial IT research organization.
The internships will take place in 2020. The exact starting time and
duration will be agreed upon with the winning students individually,
taking into account their academic commitments and the availability of
IBM staff.

IBM will pay the winners a lump sum towards travel expenses as well
as compensation that covers adequately the cost of living in
Switzerland, Kenya, or South Africa, respectively. IBM will also obtain
the necessary visa and work permits for the successful candidates.
IBM Research has been conducting the Great Minds internships for more than a decade. This program also benefits Universities when the Great Minds winners bring back a valuable understanding of real industry problems, knowledge of advanced IBM technologies, and contacts throughout IBM Research.

The program is open to any full-time student enrolled in a Master’s program in Artificial Intelligence

Applied Mathematics

Computer Science

Electrical Engineering

Machine Learning

Life Sciences


Software Engineering

Service Science

at a recognized university in central or eastern Europe, the
Middle East or Africa. The students must have a solid command of the
English language in both written and spoken form.
IBM is an equal-opportunity employer and encourages applications from both genders as well as minority groups.

For More Information:
Visit the Official Webpage of the IBM Great Minds Initiative Internship Program 2020