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The internship program at Nokia Bell Labs has a long tradition of grooming young minds to do amazing things. Father of Information Theory Claude Shannon and former Google CEO Eric Schmidt started their careers as interns at Bell Labs, as did dozens of other researchers, scientists and engineers who profoundly shaped the world we live in. As an intern at Bell Labs, you will have the opportunity to engage in cutting-edge applied research in numerous fields. You will have some of the ICT industry’s brightest minds as mentors. And you’ll have access to the resources of Bell Labs itself. 

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We’ve long been an incubator for future-forward thinkers.

Bell Labs has been developing disruptive research for more than 100 years. And we’re just getting started.

Asif Salekin

Enterprise and Industrial Automation Research Lab

James West

Acoustic Research

Madeline Wong

Experiments in Art and Technology

Claude Shannon

Computing Department

Danielle McPhatter

Experiments in Art and Technology

Eric Schmidt

1127 Computing Sciences Research Group

Sabur Hassan Baidya

Edge Cloud Research Group
Life at Bell Labs

Interested in impacting the future of human existence? Meet a few of our interns and find out what it's like to to work at Nokia Bell Labs.

Future Human Podcast: Episode 11

If your high school/college summers were filled with menial office work, flipping burgers or babysitting, well, you did it wrong. In this episode of the Future Human Podcast, we check in with a few fearless students who spent their summer on the Nokia Bell Lab campus in Murray Hill, New Jersey.


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