2022 Summer Intern IBM Research Responsible & Inclusive Graduate

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2022 Summer Intern IBM Research Responsible & Inclusive Graduate

Yorktown Heights, NY
Full Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.

    Your Role and Responsibilities

    Start and end dates for this Internship are during Summer 2022 (3 months).

    At IBM Research, we invent things that matter to the world. Today, we are pioneering the most promising and disruptive technologies that will transform industries and society, including the future of AI, Cloud and Quantum Computing. We are driven to discover. With more than 3,000 researchers in 12 labs located across six continents, IBM Research is one of the world’s largest and most influential corporate research labs.

    We are seeking candidates with proven interest and experience in developing and/or implementing frameworks, methods and policies that catalyze responsible and inclusive innovation. You will work in close collaboration with researchers addressing how intersections and dynamics of race, ethnicity, gender, class, disability, and citizenship status inform both scientific and business practice as well as their impact in society.

    You desire to work in a fast-paced research environment in close collaboration with world-class researchers, software engineers, and designers to create and maintain applications and infrastructure in support of our research agenda. You excel at verbal and written communications. You will deliver production-level code to support the implementation of our research assets to drive impact in communities, addressing society’s racial and social challenges.

    Candidates must be willing to work in Yorktown Heights, NY.

    Enrollment in an undergraduate or graduate degree in the following fields: economic and social justice, environmental justice, sociology, media communications, design, public policy or law, science & technology studies, international or global studies, and higher education. Please note that strong evidence of interdisciplinary training in at least one of these fields may also be considered if degree is not listed (e.g., computer science major with an economic justice minor).

    The World is Our Laboratory: No matter where discovery takes place, IBM researchers push the boundaries of science, technology and business to make the world work better. IBM Research is a global community of forward-thinkers working towards a common goal: progress.

    Required Technical and Professional Expertise

    • Ability to think strategically and openly about ways to address fundamental challenges in the advancement of responsible and inclusive technology innovation. (2 year experience)
    • Experience working in interdisciplinary and collaborative groups or teams. (2 year experience)
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. (2 year experience)

    Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

    • Experience developing impact or risk assessments around social and civic issues in any domain related to science and technology. (3 years experience)
    • Experience creating qualitative or quantitative metrics to measure and track complex, dynamic, and longitudinal social or behavioral change (3 years experience)
    • Experience developing best-practices, guidelines, or standards of practice within your field or for a specific use-case application. (3 years experience)
    • Experience creating short-term or long-term mitigation strategies for technical communities or for specific use-cases, including developing fairness- and justice-informed mitigation goals, actions, and corrective action plans (3 years experience)
    • Experience distilling complex topics to understandable and consumable information for a wide variety of audiences. (3 years experience)
    • Experience with qualitative or grounded theory-based thematic coding of text or video (3 years experience)
    • Experience with creating and visualizing taxonomies or ontologies of databases using either scalable qualitative approaches and/or machine-learning techniques like knowledge representation, graph theory, or semantic mining (3 years experience)
    • Experience conducting semi-structured interviews in large and small groups (3 years experience)
    • Experience working in environments at the intersections between business, research, and society. (3 years experience)

    About Business Unit

    With more than 3,000 researchers in 12 labs located across six continents, IBM Research brings together hundreds of researchers who possess unparalleled industry expertise to address some of the world's most challenging problems. Join us as we do pioneering work in areas such as cognitive computing, augmented intelligence, quantum computing, and blockchain, to name a few.

    This job requires you to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated prior to your start date, where legally permissible. Proof of vaccination status will be required. If you are unable to be vaccinated due to medical, pregnancy or religious reasons, we offer accommodations in accordance with applicable law.

    Your Life @ IBM

    Are you craving to learn more? Prepared to solve some of the world's most unique challenges? And ready to shape the future for millions of people? If so, then it's time to join us, express your individuality, unleash your curiosity and discover new possibilities. Every IBMer, and potential ones like yourself, has a voice, carves their own path, and uses their expertise to help co-create and add to our story. Together, we have the power to make meaningful change – to alter the fabric of our clients, of society and IBM itself, to create a truly positive impact and make the world work better for everyone.

    It's time to define your career.

    About IBM

    IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we’re also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business. At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it’s time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.

    Location Statement

    Supplemental 1 employees may be eligible for paid holidays, paid sick time and Employee Stock Purchase Plan.

    We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

    Being You @ IBM

    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.

  • Industry
    Information Technology and Services
  • About Us

    IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.

    Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we’re also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business.

    At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it’s time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.