2021 IBM Research Quantum Community Advocate Internship - Melbourne

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Location:Melbourne
Job Type:Part Time


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Your Role and Responsibilities
2021 IBM Research Quantum Community Advocate Internship - Melbourne
  • 12 Months Part Time

IBM Quantum is an industry first initiative to build universal quantum computers for business, engineering and science. This effort includes advancing the entire quantum computing technology stack, exploring applications to make quantum broadly usable and accessible, and growing the field of quantum computing. With a worldwide network of Fortune 500 companies, academic institutions, researchers, educators, and enthusiasts, we are committed to driving innovation for our clients in the IBM Q Network and the Qiskit Community, while helping to build a diverse, equitable, and inclusive quantum workforce.
You will be part of a team whose mission is to grow the quantum computing workforce in a variety of constituencies around the world. As an IBM Quantum Community Advocate Intern, you will collaborate with a multi-disciplinary, global team of developers, designers, researchers, and engineers to bring quantum computing experience to a wide audience. If you are self-motivated, curious, and love to share your passion for technology with others, we have the right opportunity for you!
We are now accepting applications for students to become IBM Quantum Community Advocate Interns in 2021, and join our team working to strengthen the quantum community from the first introduction to quantum through quantum computing research and development. IBM Quantum Community Advocate Interns will have the opportunity to work on projects related to quantum education, community events, and open-source software, among other areas of focus. The ideal candidate must be able to work with internal and external stakeholders in order to deliver a positive experience for quantum computing community members.
The IBM Quantum internship program will connect you with other students, university programs, IBM Q Network organizations, and the quantum computing community. From contributing to the open-source Qiskit framework, to fundamental research in quantum computing, to helping people understand the relevance of quantum computing, IBM Quantum interns will have the opportunity to gain valuable skills and experiences essential for future professional opportunities as well as continued studies.


What will I be doing?
  • Learn how companies conduct quantum computing research
  • Work on meaningful problems in the field of quantum computing
  • Receive mentorship from IBM researchers and others
  • Collaborate with peers working in the field of quantum computing
  • Get access to state-of-the-art quantum processors and devices at IBM
  • Gain a broad experience in quantum research, from fundamental to applied
  • Get exposure to the wide range of research happening at IBM
  • Receive training on Qiskit and mentorship on contributing to open source

What skills will I need?
  • Experience in community building, through formal work or volunteer programs
  • Formal education of informal exposure to quantum computing fundamentals.
  • Use of (or exposure to) the Qiskit quantum computing framework
  • Experience with the Python programming language
  • Participation in the Qiskit Advocates Program
  • Coursework or projects in quantum information, computation, or algorithms

What experience do I need?
  • Enrolled in an Australian or New Zealand University
  • Enrolled in a degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Chemistry and Electrical Engineering
  • Have no more than 2 years relevant work experience
  • Have permanent residency or are a citizen of Australia or NZ

Sign me up!
If you tick these boxes, and are ready to start your next challenge with a career at IBM – click “Apply” today. To find out more, head to www.ibm.com.au/careers



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IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.