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Blockchain for Smart Cities Intern

Philips Lighting

Blockchain for Smart Cities Intern
Cambridge, MA Internship Paid


Your Challenge:

We challenge you to take an active role in working with our agile research group (Philips Lighting Research North America) to help build the eyes of a smart city.

Our offer:

We are offering an opportunity to work with our R&D systems.

Your Responsibilities:

We believe blockchain is a nascent technology that seems like a match made in heaven for the smart cities of the future, where the Internet of Things (IoT) will interconnect “all” things in such a way as to make them intelligent, programmable, and more capable of interacting with humans and each other. Will you help us explore this with our talented team of researchers?


We are looking for:

  • Graduate level student (PhD preferred) in computer science or an engineering related discipline.
  • Proven background in blockchain, security and other related disciplines.
  • Experience with public key encryption, p2p network, ledgers, etc (with proof-of-work) required.
  • Hands-on experience preferred (multichain, etc).
  • Ability to work in a team setting with researchers and contribute innovative ideas.
  • Ability to communicate in English effectively, both verbally and written.

About Us

Make an impact on innovations that matter.

Everything starts with light. Light moves cities, carries information, and comforts mind and body. In today’s digital age, lighting is being redefined. It’s no longer just about illuminating. It’s about connecting, responding and transforming.

At Philips Lighting, we’re at the forefront of this wave of innovation. We’re developing technologies and systems that are changing how people see and experience their world. We’re the leading lighting company for the Internet of Things, building brighter, smarter cities and homes, and bringing greener, better light to people across the globe.

We want people with a game-changing mentality, to help us create the light of the future. We’re building a team of people who value innovation, and who are ready to make an impact both in their careers and the world they live in.

Fun Fact

Education reimbursement, flex work schedules and health and well-being plans offered.