The Extreme Blue internship experience combines great talent and cutting edge technology to drive innovation. Through the program, interns have filed over 500 patent disclosures, helping to create solutions for clients and bring-to-market the next generation of IBM products. Unlike other intern programs that may relegate a student to work on outdated technology, Extreme Blue interns work on leading technology that helps grow your skills and make you a more attractive candidate in the technology field. Interns in this high performance environment get to roll up their sleeves and work with hot technologies like Cloud Computing, Business Analytics & mobile technologies.Extreme Blue teams are like mini-businesses that must solve a problem or create a solution for a client. The interns 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 intern teams and a dedicated staff. This combination creates a team dynamic that fosters collaboration and helps interns create both a business and technical case for a project while setting aggressive goals to ensure the end deliverable is extreme enough to survive a competitive marketplace.Candidates must have proven skills in* Business concept innovation* Effective application of market and competitive analysis research and business plan development* Demonstrated ability to work business issues in a highly dynamic, technology based environment* History 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 leader* Demonstrated creativity.IBM offers a world of opportunity with unlimited challenges and endless possibilities to start something big. The Extreme Blue program recruits creative, passionate, and highly skilled and experienced Computer Science (CS) and Masters of Business Administration (MBA) summer interns to work on innovative projects.Job Location:Austin, TexasResearch Triangle Park, North Carolina"Must have the ability to work in the US without current/future need for IBM sponsorship"