IBM is a global technology and innovation company headquartered in Armonk, NY. Nicknamed Big Blue, IBM is one of 30 companies included in the Dow Jones Industrial Average and one of the world's largest employers with more than 380,000 employees in 170 countries. IBM today is much more than a “hardware, software, services” company. It has continually shifted business operations by focusing on higher-value, more profitable markets such as business consulting, research, cloud platform and cognitive solutions. IBM's work and people are present in all sorts of different places - from healthcare, through retail and traffic engineering to even designing the next generation fan experience in sports stadiums around the world.
Please note: At this time, Uncubed is only able to fast-track applicants who are legally authorized to work in the United States and will not require employment-based visa sponsorship, now or in the future. Introduction At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To collaborate. To think along with clients and sell. To create markets. To build. To design. To code. To consult. To invent. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, let's talk. Your Role and Responsibilities The IBM North America Global Markets team is seeking highly talented undergraduate level students with a real passion for technology and sales to fill Technical Solution Specialist Internship roles. As part of IBM's sales team, you will have the opportunity to work with clients as they transform organizations and entire industries. We're motivated by more than just selling solutions. We want our clients to succeed. IBMers can access our entire organization to develop creative ideas that help clients build the world they envision. This is a summer 2020 position. Applicants should be rising Junior or rising Senior students pursuing a bachelor's degree in the areas of Computer Science, Data Science, Computer Engineering, Analytics, Electrical Engineering, Information Technology or similar disciplines. Intern positions are located in major cities across the US. IBM Technical Solution Specialist Interns are guided by IBM's purpose - To Be Essential. You will assist in the delivery of industry-centric technology solutions to clients of all sizes and markets. During your internship, you will work directly with sales professionals on client opportunities and contribute to the day-to-day sales operations of the team. Interns will gain an understanding of IBM sales practices as well as knowledge about IBM's products to help develop business solutions. You will have the opportunity to shadow sales representatives and network throughout all levels of the robust IBM organization, which will enable you to form contacts and gain insights on future opportunities within IBM. You may work with any of the following technologies: Analytics, Blockchain, Cloud, Cognitive/Artificial Intelligence, Cyber Security, Hardware, Internet of Things or Technology Services. As a Technical Solution Specialist Intern, you will be part of the client account team and drive revenue through in-depth, complex technical demonstrations, designing solutions, technical evaluations, and/or proof-of-concepts. Please note: this is not a coding, development or extensive hands-on role. This role will involve technical consulting with clients, helping them design technical solutions. Technical Solution Specialist Intern applicants should: Demonstrate a real passion for sales Have customer sales/service experience Have a capacity to grasp technical details Be a self-starter and have proven leadership experience Possess people and teaming skills Possess research and analytical skills Demonstrate strong written, oral, and interpersonal skills Be able to independently travel to local IBM clients and meetings Be a rising Junior or rising Senior majoring in an area of technology with proven academic success Programming coursework or experience is a plus If you would additional information about the Summit Program, please visit: IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for these positions now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for the IBM Summit program, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship. Required Professional and Technical Expertise Registered full-time university student English: Fluent Preferred Professional and Technical Expertise Computer Science, Data Science, Computer Engineering, Analytics, Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, MIS or similar disciplines About Business Unit IBM has a global presence, operating in more than 175 countries with a broad-based geographic distribution of revenue. The company's Global Markets organization is a strategic sales business unit that manages IBM's global footprint, working closely with dedicated country-based operating units to serve clients locally. These country teams have client relationship managers who lead integrated teams of consultants, solution specialists and delivery professionals to enable clients' growth and innovation. By complementing local expertise with global experience and digital capabilities, IBM builds deep and broad-based client relationships. This local management focus fosters speed in supporting clients, addressing new markets and making investments in emerging opportunities. Additionally, the Global Markets organization serves clients with expertise in their industry as well as through the products and services that IBM and partners supply. IBM is also expanding its reach to new and existing clients through digital marketplaces. Your What 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 IBM IBM'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 Statement We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law. Being 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. Preferred Education: Associate's Degree/College Diploma Commissionable: No