The IBM Tech Re-Entry Program

A challenging 12-week internship for experienced technologists working on high-level projects with a senior-level mentor.

Even though I worked in the IT industry before taking a career break, the Tech Re-Entry Program gave me the confidence and courage to push myself to try new things.

Ruchi Garg, IBM Columbus, Ohio

A bit of background.

The Society of Women Engineers and iRelaunch, the return-to-work experts, partnered to launch the STEM Re-Entry Task Force with seven founding member companies in the fall of 2015 to make rejoining the tech industry easier for skilled employees who have been out of the workforce. IBM designed a program that used the best of existing returnships and tailored it to the specifics of working in technology.

Our ideal candidate.

Technically adept.
Prepared to lead.
Willing to help.
Ready to go.

Why recruit returning workers?

IBM values your skill and knowledge. We’ll welcome you back. We’ll show you why IBM is a great place for women in STEM.

Apply in three easy steps.


Apply online.


Engage in face-to-face interviews with people on the team you’re applying to join.


Receive your offer. Then some screening and your onboarding begins.

New opportunities coming soon.


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