Quantum Research Scientist Summer Intern 2023 (Graduate), IBM

IBM Research Scientists are charting the future of Artificial Intelligence, creating breakthroughs in quantum computing, discovering how blockchain will reshape the enterprise, and much more. Join a team that is dedicated to applying science to some of today’s most complex challenges, whether it’s discovering a new way for doctors to help patients, teaming with environmentalists to clean up our waterways or enabling retailers to personalize customer service.

Your Role and Responsibilities

Come build the future of quantum with us. IBM’s full-stack approach delivers the best of IBM’s quantum computing systems together with the most complete suite of quantum software tools and cloud services. As an experimentalist, theorist, or quantum informationscientist with IBM Quantum, your job will be to advance the field of quantum computing research. Areas of research include superconducting qubits, quantum control, quantum error correction, quantum complexity theory, quantum algorithms, quantum machine learning, and quantum compilers and optimizers (among other areas).

Eligibility Requirements:

Please note candidates must be registered in a graduate program in order to be eligible for this internship. International students are eligible to apply. Students enrolled in an undergraduate program may apply to the Quantum Undergraduate Research at IBM and Princeton (QURIP) program (once applications open).

Quantum research summer interns will work at either the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center (Yorktown Heights, NY, USA) or IBM Research — Almaden (San Jose, CA, USA) for up to twelve weeks during the summer of 2023.

Summer Internship Duration: 12 weeks

Start dates: May 22 , May 30 and June 19 2023

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Experience in an academic graduate program related to quantum computing or other applicable area of study
  • Coursework or projects in quantum information, computation, algorithms, or other area of research related to quantum computing
  • Research experience in an area of study related to quantum computing

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Experience with the Python programming language and use of (or exposure to) the Qiskit quantum computing framework
  • Recognition as a Qiskit Advocate
  • Certification as an IBM Quantum Developer (Quantum Computation using Qiskit)
  • Familiarity with Git and/or Github

For more information, or to apply online, click here.

A blog post associated with this and other summer openings is here: https://research.ibm.com/blog/2023-quantum-internships.