Product Management Intern - Extreme Blue (Graduate Student)

IBM, Austin (TX) and Research Triangle Park (NC)

The Leading Cognitive & Cloud Computing Company

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.

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.

Extreme Blue business interns 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 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 trends
*Participation in a new product development initiative
*Significant 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, Texas
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

"Must have the ability to work in the US without current/future need for IBM sponsorship"


United States

State / Province


City / Township / Village


IBM Business Group


Primary job category

Design & Offering Management

Secondary Job Category

Offering Management

Role ( Job Role )

Offering Manager

Employment Type

Full-time OR Part-time

Contract type


New Collar Role


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Enrolled in MBA (Masters in Business Administration) program

Preferred Technical and Professional Experience

  • None

Eligibility Requirements

  • None

Required Education

Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Education


Early Professional Track

No Track

Position Type


Travel Required

No Travel

Is this role a commissionable/sales incentive based position?


EO Statement

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, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

About IBM

IBM is a global cognitive and cloud computing company that is reinventing what’s possible for industries and individuals. They are extending the relationship between humans and technology across industries like healthcare, education, retail, sports, finance, fashion, and advertising to truly transform the world for all of us.

What can you do at IBM?

You can innovate breakthroughs that have a life-changing impact. You can explore new industries, technologies, and jobs - all within one organization. You can be agile, experimental, and entrepreneurial - backed by the expertise and resources of a Fortune 100 company. And you can be part of an ever-evolving, inclusive, and collaborative culture with the support of over 380,000 colleagues. Embrace the pattern-seeing, patent-blazing, future-shaping you. This is you to the power of IBM.

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