IBM’s ‘Extreme’ recruiting tacticHow Big Blue reaches out to young talentBy Uyen Vu09/11/2006|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 11/22/2006 Nancy Wang always thought the only work she wanted to do was in academia. As a fourth-year computer science and biology student from the University of British Columbia, she was only interested in a job that would let her do research.That was before she became one of 24 students across Canada taking part in IBM’s Extreme Blue program, a 14-week paid internship program it has offered since 2004 in Canada. “I had this image of IBM as a very serious and corporate company,” said Wang. But after getting a taste of the innovation work and meeting and working with the IBM mentors while tackling her team’s project, Wang has thrown that image out. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.