2024 Summer Intern: Quantum Research Scientist

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Job Description

We are advancing technology, hardware, and software, while exploring applications to make broadly usable and accessible. With a worldwide network of Fortune 500 companies, academic institutions, researchers, educators, and enthusiasts, we are committed to driving innovation for our clients, our partners, and the open source Qiskit community.

Your Role and Responsibilities

This is for a 2024 summer internship with the following start dates: May – August or June – September for quarter system schools.

Responsibilities include:

  • Advancing the entire quantum computing technology stack and exploring applications to make quantum broadly usable and accessible.
  • Collaborate with others in a research and development environment, participate in executive speaker series, and showcase effective problem-solving skills.
  • Researching experiences in quantum computing, quantum simulation, quantum chemistry, quantum information or related areas.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Applicants should be PhD & MS students
  • Experience in an academic graduate program related to quantum computing or other applicable area of study
  • Coursework or projects in quantum information, computation, or algorithms
  • Knowledge of classical compilation techniques such as LLVM or similar (LLVM, gcc, ect.)
  • Experience with one or more general purpose programming languages such as Python
  • Research experience in an area of study related to quantum computing

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Programming experience in core & scientific language (e.g. python, numpy, scipy, matplotlib) and Qiskit
  • Recognition as a Qiskit Advocate
  • Certification as an IBM Quantum Developer (Quantum Computation using Qiskit v0.2X)
  • Familiarity with Git and/or Github

Company Info.


IBM is a leading cloud platform and cognitive solutions company. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 290,000 employees serving clients in 177 countries. IBM Research provides unparalleled insight into business, industry and society by leveraging advanced computing architectures and methodologies to solve some of the world’s most pressing challenges.

  • Industry
    Information Technology,Computer software,Computer hardware
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  • Location
    New Orchard Road, Armonk, New York, NY 10504, USA
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