Deadline:

30 November 2019.

Location:

Switzerland, Kenya or South Africa.

(Fully Funded)

Description

2020 Great Minds student internships

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.

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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.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Artificial Intelligence.
  • Applied Mathematics.
  • Computer Science.
  • Electrical Engineering.
  • Machine Learning.
  • Life Sciences.
  • Physics.
  • Software Engineering.
  • Service Science.

Required Languages

English.

Eligible Countries

EGYPT, JORDAN, LEBANON, TUNISIA, ALGERIA, MOROCCO, SUDAN, LIBYA, SAUDI ARABIA, EMIRATES, KUWAIT, QATAR, OMAN, SOMALIA, DJIBOUTI, MAURITANIA, TURKEY, COMOROS, & OTHER COUNTRIES ARE NOT FROM THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA.

Program Period

Three to Six Months.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • 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, Physics, 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.
  • IBM would especially like to encourage qualified women to participate in this competition.

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

IBM will pay the winners:

  • A lump sum towards travel expenses
  • A 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.

How to Apply

First Step: Start filling the application from.

Second Step: Prepare the following:

  • CV.
  • Letter of recommendation.

Note: In English, preferably PDF format.

Third Step: Submit the required information and documents.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Hesham Galal / Egypt

Reviewed by” Salma Elkhashab/ Egypt’
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team