Degrees, majors, and skills

IBM Degrees/Skills Matrix

The following matrix lists IBM business units, the types of degrees and skills needed and the location of those business units.

Business unit Degrees Skills needed Locations
Corporate Headquarters BA,
BS,
MBA,
MMR,
JD
Accounting, Advertising, Business, Business Development, Communications, Employee Communications, Employee Relations, English, Finance, Financial Planning, Pricing, Treasury, Human Resources, Industrial Labor Relations, Internal Audit and Business Controls, Journalism, Media Studies and Public Relations Nationwide
Global Business Services BA,
BS,
BBA,
MBA,
MS
Accounting, Actuarial Science, AIS, Business Administration, Computer Science, Decision Science, Economics, Engineering (Industrial, Business Operations, Electrical, Chemical, Mechanical, Computer, Materials), Finance, Human Resources, Industrial Labor Relations, Information Technology, Instructional Design/Systems, Liberal Arts, Logistics, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, MIS/CIS/IS, Procurement, Psychology, Services Sciences, Management and Engineering, Strategy, Supply Chain Management, Insurance/Risk Management, Operations Management, Transportation Atlanta, GA
Boston, MA
Charlotte, NC
Chicago, IL
Cincinnati, OH
Columbus, OH
Dallas, TX
Denver, CO
Detroit, MI
Hartford, CT
Houston, TX
Kansas City, MO
Los Angeles, CA
Miami, FL; Minneapolis, MN
New York, NY metro area
Philadelphia, PA
San Francisco, CA
Tulsa, OK
Washington, DC metro area
Fairfax, VA
Global Financing MBA Accounting, Business Administration, Finance Somers, NY
Chicago, IL
Global Technology Services BS,
MBA,
MS
Accounting, Business Administration, Computer Science, Finance, Human Resources, Networking, Strategy Nationwide — most major cities including: Atlanta, GA
Austin, TX
Boulder, CO
Chicago, IL
Detroit, MI
Raleigh, NC
Somers, NY
Tulsa, OK
Research MS,
PhD
Anthropology, Applied Mathematics, Biomedical Engineering, Biophysics, Business, Chemistry, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Finance, Industrial Engineering, Material Science, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgy, Operations Research and Statistics Physics, Psychology Austin, TX
Cambridge, MA
San Jose, CA
Westchester County, NY
Sales and Distribution BA,
BS,
MA,
MS
Business Administration, Communications, Computer Engineering Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Finance, Marketing, Mathematics, MIS/CIS/IS, Professional Sales Nationwide — including:
Atlanta, GA
Dallas, TX
Software Group BA,
BS,
MEng,
MS
PhD
Computer Engineering Computer Science, Decision Science Human Computer Interaction, Information Systems, Information Technology, Instructional Design/Systems Marketing, MIS/CIS/IS Software Engineering, Technical Communications Austin, TX
Beaverton, OR
Bellevue, WA
Boca Raton, FL
Burlingame, CA
Costa Mesa, CA
Lenexa, KS
Littleton, MA
Phoenix, AZ
Raleigh, NC
Rochester, MN
San Jose, CA
San Francisco, CA
Tucson, AZ
Westford, MA
Systems Technology Group BA,
BS,
MEng,
MS
PhD
Chemical engineering, Computer Engineering Computer Science, Human Computer Interaction, Information Systems, Information Technology, Material Science, Mechanical Engineering, Software Engineering, Technical Communications Austin, TX
Beaverton, OR
Burlington, VT
Charlotte, NC
Endicott, NY
Fishkill, NY
Poughkeepsie, NY
Raleigh, NC
Rochester, MN
San Jose, CA
Tucson, AZ

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