Explore Careers

Explore the different entry-level career paths available to you at IBM.

You as an IBM Consultant

Hey, big thinker. Develop those grand ideas with cognitive tools and help change how businesses interact with the world.

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Blend your background and interests with unmatched IBM technology to help transform global enterprises. Take part in digitally reinventing businesses with cognitive solutions.

Roles offered: Analytic Consultant, Cognitive Consultant, Design Consultant, Technical Consultant, Transformation Consultant and Enterprise Applications Consultant.

Ideally suited for business and technical degrees or relevant experience; skills in analytic, digital and agile methodologies a plus.

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Consultant Waka

For Waka, life at IBM inspires adventure and creativity.

Leadership comes in all kinds of packages. Find the discipline that fits you.

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Human Resources
Our HR Team is a strategic partner to the business, advancing the company's goals through innovative solutions. The various disciplines of HR require expertise in compensation, benefits, safety, payroll, recruiting and training.

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Marketing and Communications
At the heart of IBM's transformation are our Marketing and Communications professionals helping drive this large scale change by acting as advisors to the IBM leaders who are reinventing our industry and fueling growth for our business.

Entry-level Marketing and Communications openings

Legal
Our Our Legal team advises senior management on a range of Intellectual Property matters, leads transactions, and drives resolution on Trust & Compliance issues with internal stakeholders from various IBM groups, and external stakeholders including government institutions, auditors, or third parties.

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Corporate Strategy
Our Corporate Strategy group is a diverse team of world class strategy professionals that bring together business and analytical problem solving expertise to tackle IBM’s most challenging strategic issues.

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Finance
Our Finance team is an integral part of diverse business areas such as accounting, development, funds management and more. Financers are intuitive, analytical and focused on managing risk to maintain high standards of financial reporting.

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Supply Chain
Our Supply Chain and Procurement group plays a unique and integral role in supporting operations, spanning several functional areas such as procurement, demand-supply planning, manufacturing engineering, logistics, customer fulfillment, and sales transaction support.

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You as an IBM Data Scientist

See the method in the madness. Analyze data and predict trends that optimize results for our clients.

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Make meaningful recommendations to industry leaders using cognitive tools to research and analyze data. The patterns you find can give crucial insight into complex issues.

Role offered: Data Scientist

Ideally suited for those with degrees in Math, Statistics, Operations Research, Computer Science, Engineering and Business.

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Data Scientist Kelvin

Kevin talks about the two sides of data science.

You as an IBM Designer

You believe human experiences drive business.

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Bring your skillset to IBM, where our diverse teams combine design, engineering and business. Build the next generation of business software and solutions.

Roles offered: Design Researchers, Front End Developers, User Experience, and Visual Designers.

Ideally suited for those educated in Art/Design, Communications, Human Computer Interactions, Research, and UX. Skills in Design Thinking, Prototyping, Visual Design and Design Research a plus.

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Visual Designer Britany

Visual Designer Britany tells us about her dynamic role and life at IBM.

You as an IBM Developer

Calling all code whisperers. IBM developers support some of the highest-performing software products and hardware systems. Let’s take your tools to market.

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Our developers don’t stop at beautiful code. We research, design, implement and test to make full-life cycle software products and tools that meet our clients’ standards.

Roles offered: Software Developer, Cognitive Software Developer, Hardware Developer, DevOps Developer and Site Reliability Engineer

Ideally suited for those with backgrounds in Computer Science, Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Firmware Design, Cloud Architecture, UX / User Design, Development and DevOps Tools.

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Iot Support Engineer Alexandra

Alexandra gets global with her work on the Internet of Things team.

You as an IBM Offering Manager

Complex scenarios don’t scare you. Bring solutions to the table with the end user in mind.

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Be an entrepreneur in residence. Manage technology and service offerings across markets, clients, and industries. Develop into a solution owner in the world of product management.

Role offered: Associate Offering Manager

Ideally suited for Bachelors and Masters level candidates with skills and background in innovation, entrepreneurship, engineering, computer science, market / user research, design thinking, technology commercialization, business and go-to-market practices.

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Offering Manager Reah

Reah makes moves from engineering to offering management.

You as an IBM Seller

You’re everyone’s favorite problem solver. Learn how to become a trusted client advisor who brings companies the solutions they need.

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Transform companies with innovative industry and technical solutions. Build client relationships and make useful, long-lasting connections.

Roles offered: Client Representatives, Digital Sellers, and Technical Sales Specialists

Ideally suited for those with Marketing, M.I.S., Computer Science, Finance, Economics, Engineering or MBA degrees.

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Seller Alfred

Alfred, together with other IBM Sellers Kelly and Sarah, talk about what it takes to be part of the IBM Sales team.

You as an IBM Consultant

Hey, big thinker. Develop those grand ideas with cognitive tools and help change how businesses interact with the world.

Blend your background and interests with unmatched IBM technology to help transform global enterprises. Take part in digitally reinventing businesses with cognitive solutions.

Additional Information

Roles offered: Cognitive Consultant, Technical Consultant, Transformation Consultant, Enterprise Applications Consultant and Analytic Consultants.

Ideally suited for business and technical degrees or relevant experience; skills in analytic, digital and agile methodologies a plus.

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Human Resources
Our HR Team is a strategic partner to the business, advancing the company's goals through innovative solutions. The various disciplines of HR require expertise in compensation, benefits, safety, payroll, recruiting and training.

Search entry-level HR openings

Marketing and Communications
At the heart of IBM's transformation are our Marketing and Communications professionals helping drive this large scale change by acting as advisors to the IBM leaders who are reinventing our industry and fueling growth for our business.

Entry-level Marketing and Communications openings

Legal
Our Legal team advises senior management on a range of Intellectual Property matters, leads transactions, and drives resolution on Trust & Compliance issues with internal stakeholders from various IBM groups, and external stakeholders including government institutions, auditors, or third parties.

Search entry-level Legal openings

Corporate Strategy
Our Corporate Strategy group is a diverse team of world class strategy professionals that bring together business and analytical problem solving expertise to tackle IBM’s most challenging strategic issues.

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Finance
Our Finance team is an integral part of diverse business areas such as accounting, development, funds management and more. Financers are intuitive, analytical and focused on managing risk to maintain high standards of financial reporting.

Search entry-level Finance openings

Supply Chain
Our Supply Chain and Procurement group plays a unique and integral role in supporting operations, spanning several functional areas such as procurement, demand-supply planning, manufacturing engineering, logistics, customer fulfillment, and sales transaction support.

Search entry-level Supply Chain openings

You as an IBM Data Scientist

See the method in the madness. Analyze data and predict trends that optimize results for our clients.

Make meaningful recommendations to industry leaders using cognitive tools to research and analyze data. The patterns you find can give crucial insight into complex issues.

Additional Information

Role offered: Data Scientist

Ideally suited for those with degrees in Math, Statistics, Operations Research, Computer Science, Engineering and Business.

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You as an IBM Designer

You believe human experiences drive business.

Bring your skillset to IBM, where our diverse teams combine design, engineering and business. Build the next generation of business software and solutions.

Additional Information

Roles offered: Design Researchers, Front End Developers, User Experience, and Visual Designers.

Ideally suited for those educated in Art/Design, Communications, Human Computer Interactions, Research, and UX. Skills in Design Thinking, Prototyping, Visual Design and Design Research a plus.

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You as an IBM Developer

Calling all code whisperers. IBM developers support some of the highest-performing software products and hardware systems. Let’s take your tools to market.

Our developers don’t stop at beautiful code. We research, design, implement and test to make full-life cycle software products and tools that meet our clients’ standards.

Additional Information

Roles offered: Software Developer, Cognitive Software Developer, Hardware Developer, DevOps Developer and Site Reliability Engineer

Ideally suited for those with backgrounds in Computer Science, Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Firmware Design, Cloud Architecture, UX / User Design, Development and DevOps Tools.

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You as an IBM Offering Manager

Complex scenarios don’t scare you. Bring solutions to the table with the end user in mind.

Be an entrepreneur in residence. Manage technology and service offerings across markets, clients, and industries. Develop into a solution owner in the world of product management.

Additional Information

Role offered: Associate Offering Manager

Ideally suited for Bachelors and Masters level candidates with skills and background in innovation, entrepreneurship, engineering, computer science, market / user research, design thinking, technology commercialization, business and go-to-market practices.

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You as an IBM Seller

You’re everyone’s favorite problem solver. Learn how to become a trusted client advisor who brings companies the solutions they need.

Transform companies with innovative industry and technical solutions. Build client relationships and make useful, long-lasting connections.

Additional Information

Roles offered: Client Representatives, Digital Sellers, and Technical Sales Specialists

Ideally suited for those with Marketing, M.I.S., Computer Science, Finance, Economics, Engineering or MBA degrees.

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Extreme Blue
IBM’s global summer internship program for top business and technical talent.

Extreme Blue™ is IBM's premier internship program and incubator for talent and technology that fuels innovation. The program continues to deliver amazing results worldwide by attracting top technical and MBA students to build innovative solutions that align with IBM's vision of 'Building a Smarter Planet.‘ If you want an experience that empowers you to run a mini-business in solving a problem or providing a client solution, this internship is for you! To learn more about this opportunity and how to apply, refer to:

Maelstrom
IBM Design Studio’s intensive software design internship experience

The North American (NA) Summit program provides new IBM sellers in the US and Canada with the experiences and tools needed to partner with IBM clients to define and sell value-added Cloud Platform and Cognitive solutions. The NA Summit Program develops new IBM sellers through immersive training that provides a solid foundation of consultative selling skills on which to build a career and contribute to the success of our clients. Our program provides you with:

  • Development of professional and consultative selling skills
  • Introduction to the entire IBM Cloud Platform and Cognitive Solutions portfolio
  • Valuable experiences and opportunities to contribute in-territory during Summit training
  • Customized learning plans for all new sellers
  • Leadership and mentoring by a dedicated management team of experienced career sales managers and executives

To learn more about this opportunity and to apply visit ibm.com/employment/summit.

Summit
Start your journey with the IBM North American Summit Program

IBM Design Studio

Are you looking for an internship that feeds your soul?
IBM has just the thing for you in Maelstrom--an intensive software design internship experience that hires the dangerously curious, teaches through participatory learning, prototyping, and reflection, and drives to early outcomes for bleeding edge IBM products and services.  

Over the course of the 8–10 week long experience in our Austin Studio, Maelstromers are deployed in small intern cohorts guided by their product team mentors to attack complex problems for real stakeholders. Think of it as the love child of Education and Practice.

  Maelstromers are skilled in:

  • DESIGN RESEARCH
  • USER EXPERIENCE DESIGN
  • FRONT-END DEVELOPMENT
  • VISUAL DESIGN

Not all of these at once though. No such thing as unicorns, right?)

The IBM Design Studio champions the voice of the user, our projects are meaningful and multifaceted, and our studio is full of strange and brilliant people. So, quite honestly, there’s a chance you might just be the right fit. Come explore.

Don’t just meet executives, work directly with them! “Maelstrom interns bring talent, passion, and imagination to design that authentically expresses the character of IBM. They’re what we need in the next generation of IBMers.”

Jon Iwata, Senior Vice President Marketing and Communications

We’re now hiring for Fall 2017 (Sep-Nov) and Summer 2018 (June- Aug).

Apply at ibm.com/design/careers.shtml

Consulting by Degrees
2 year world class leadership and development program

Student employment assignments provide you the opportunity to become familiar with IBM's organization, work style, culture and global reach. Salary is based upon the number of credits completed towards your degree. You must provide verification of credits, in writing, from your school, prior to assignment.

Co-op and internship programs are an important recruiting channel for IBM because they help us identify high-potential prospective employees. Participating students are often considered for repeat internships or a long-term commitment of regular employment.

What’s the difference

Internships and Co-ops allow students to apply their knowledge and expertise in their particular field, while gaining experience working for a global enterprise. The result is an experiential education that deepens the students knowledge and prepares them further for their chosen career.

An Internship is a short-term, supervised work experience in a student's field of interest for which the student may or may not earn academic credit. This is generally a one-time work experience for three to six months.

A Co-op is a partnership between the student, university and employer to provide the student with a rich learning experience in their chosen field of study. The length of Co-op experience is typically a semester plus a summer (ex. January to August or June to December).

Types of assignments

Each year IBM offers hundreds of internship assignments within our various business units and Career Paths. Find an opportunity with Watson using our Find your Fit tool.. Then, spend time talking with our recruiters, hiring managers and new hires when we visit your campus.

You can see a full list of all of our opportunities here. You must apply to this site in order to be considered for any role at IBM, even if you interview with us on campus. Check back often, as we do update our job postings frequently

Eligibility

Students must be enrolled full-time at an accredited college or university leading to an undergraduate or advanced degree and must be in good standing at their school. Students should be hired into positions related to their degree. Many positions require U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Resident status, although Foreign Nationals will be considered for some programs.

Why Intern at IBM

"I chose IBM because I was excited about the wide variety of opportunities here. There are so many different products to work on and different roles to play. It's also exciting that the IBM products that we work on are used by so many people and businesses around the world." - Rachel F.

"I had the opportunity to expand my skills by applying them on a project that is much greater in size than what could be accomplished in school. I now understand how software is actually developed in the real world and the related processes that go with that, such as talking with the client, scheduling of meetings, testing and preparing a product for deployment." - Steven C.

"A co-op with IBM turned into my entry to a great job as I joined IBM full time this year. During my co-op, I learned a boatload of new technical skills - and a whole lot more! The co-op with IBM was absolutely worth it. It was a decision that has single-handedly affected my life after graduation." - Eric W.

Intern and Co-op Benefits

  • Challenging and stimulating work assignments in leading-edge technology and services operations
  • Relocation assistance funds for eligible students
  • Housing location assistance provided prior to arrival at IBM location
  • Competitive salaries that increase as additional credits towards the degree are earned
  • Overtime pay at time-and-a-half for hours worked beyond the normal 40-hour week for undergraduate students
  • Paid holidays during assignment period according to site procedures
  • Five sickness and accident days for assignments greater than 60 work days
  • Additional benefits to be provided upon an offer letter

You can see a full list of all of our opportunities here.

  What's in it for me

  • Join an elite, world-class leadership and development program made up of fellow entry-level consultants.
  • Develop skills in a two-year program, packed with on-the-job learning and mentorship from some of the brightest minds in the business.
  • Enroll in a customized education plan, tailor-made for your professional interests.
  • Get personalized career planning advice and consistent support during the program.
  • Embrace change — get a variety of experiences as well as deep skills development opportunities.

  Career Highlights

  • Consulting by Degrees alumni are the future leaders in IBM Global Business Services.
  • As a client-facing professional, you’ll work with professionals from Fortune 1000 companies
  • Choose from several career paths that can lead to you becoming the next partner, executive or Distinguished Engineer.

MBA and Graduates
Be part of a program where your skills and expertise have an impact

The skills and expertise of IBMers are true differentiators—for our company, for our clients, and for the world. At IBM, your voice will be heard, your ideas realized, and your development nurtured. In IBM Global Business Services, our MBA and Graduate Consultants will be given the opportunity to combine sophisticated analytics with market-leading global solutions, deep industry insight & business consulting expertise, working with a diverse set of clients to deliver an actionable plan.