IBM Great Minds Student Paid Internships 2022

IBM Research is inviting qualified students in the countries of central and eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Africa to apply for an internship at one of the IBM Research Laboratories in ZurichNairobi, or Johannesburg in 2022 and to take this opportunity to work at world-class industrial IT research centers.

IBM Research has a longstanding and strong commitment to encourage and mentor the next generation of top research talents. Every year, their twelve research Labs around the world host many visiting academics, scientists, and students in the belief that it takes a broad collaboration of the brightest minds to create innovations that make the world work better.

The Great Minds initiative is a competition for 3 to 6-month internships at one of the IBM Research Labs in ZurichNairobi, 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.


  • IBM will pay the winners a travel allowance 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.


  • The competition 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 or Service Science at the time of application.
  • IBM is an equal-opportunity employer and encourages applications from any gender as well as minority groups.
  • Students must have a solid command of both written and spoken English.
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Application Process

  • Applicants must submit their current CV and a short video to their faculty
  • Faculty recommendation letter, and
  • A motivation letter.

To apply for the IBM Great Minds Student Paid Internships, click here.

Deadline: December 15, 2021.

For more information, visit the official site.

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