Internships At IBM, Ireland

Deadline: ongoing
Open to: students in their 3rd/4th year of a Degree, Masters or PhD
Internship: 12 weeks, not more defined

Extreme Blue is IBMs premier internship programme, it began in the USA in 1999 and the IBM Ireland Lab has been successfully running Extreme Blue since 2003. What’s special about Extreme Blue is its focus on innovative leading-edge projects, top talent and its agile approach. Teams of four students will work on technical prototyping/problem-solving as well as the developing the go-to-market plan around these.

The project ideas will come from IBMs expansive product portfolio which includes technology fields such as: Web 2.0, Social Networking, Unified Communications, Web Conferencing, Virtual Worlds, E-learning, Database Management, High Performance Computing, Software Portal Technology, Language Translation, Advanced Software Applications, Tivoli and many more.Teams will be based at IBM Development Lab in Dublin which is located at IBM Technology Campus (also home to IBM’s first Smarter Cities Technology Centre). The programme will run from mid-June to mid-September. Teams will work closely with other European labs to create a consistent experience across countries. All teams will meet and present at the EMEA expo in September which is being held in Brussels this year.


  • This year IBM is looking for 8 top technical students who highly motivated, daring, creative and have a passion for innovation.
  • Students should be in their 3rd/4th year of a Degree, Masters or PhD.
  • IBM is looking for students who have an entrepreneurial mind and are able to think ‘outside of the box’. If you are curious in nature, willing to work in a team environment, wish to challenge the conventional ways, want to make a Smarter Planet.

How to Apply

If you are interested in any of the opportunities, you can apply online and submit your CV. IBM will then match your CV with the Job Requirements. If there is a good match your CV will be forwarded to the Hiring Manager who will decide whether to call you for Interview or not.

In order to apply you first have to register.

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