IntroductionThe Extreme Blue internship experience combines great talent and cutting edge technology to drive innovation. Through the program, EB’ers have filed over 600 patent disclosures, helping to create solutions for clients and bring-to-market the next generation of IBM products.Your Role and ResponsibilitiesStart and end dates for this internship are during summer 2021 (3 months)Extreme Blue (EB) teams are like mini-businesses that must solve a problem or create a solution for a client. EB program members work in small project teams that include business and technical students, along with IBM mentors. Each Extreme Blue team is part of a larger lab environment that includes multiple program teams and a dedicated senior staff. This combination creates a team dynamic that fosters collaboration and helps EB’ers create both a business and technical case for a project while setting goals to ensure the end deliverable is “extreme” enough to survive a competitive marketplace.Extreme Blue program members act as product managers for their projects, working to align customer needs with product development, while researching the market and preparing a go-to-market strategy for their project.Candidates must have proven skills inBusiness concept innovationEffective application of market and competitive analysis research and business plan developmentDemonstrated ability to work business issues in a highly dynamic, technology based environmentHistory of personal initiatives for exploring technology, illustrated by a clear understanding of Information Technology business trendsParticipation in a new product development initiativeSignificant contribution in a team based environment, both as a team player and a leaderDemonstrated creativity.IBM Extreme Blue offers a world of opportunity with unlimited challenges and endless possibilities to start something big. The Extreme Blue Technical Leadership Program recruits creative, passionate, and highly skilled and experienced Computer Science (CS) and Masters of Business Administration (MBA) students to work on innovative projects.These are office based positions in IBM locations including the following. Opportunities in these locations will vary based on demand & will be deleted as filled:Austin, TXRaleigh / Durham, NCEmeryville, CASan Jose, CAYokrtown Heights, NYRequired Technical and Professional ExpertiseEnrolled in MBA (Masters in Business Administration) programPreferred Technical and Professional ExpertiseOne or more internship or co-op experiencesAbout Business UnitNo matter where you work in IBM, you are making an impact. As an Early Professional with IBM, you will be taking on a key role with one of our industry-leading business units to work on the technology that is solving our most challenging problems and changing the way the world thinks.Your Life @ IBMWhat matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.About IBMIBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.Location StatementIBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.Being You @ IBMIBM 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, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.