IBMer Stories

I’m Obsessed With Work and Here’s How I Deal With It

(2 min read) By Daria Korenkova I’m very passionate about my job in general. I love getting things done and I can’t relax until I know that I have no more tasks for the day. Procrastination is just not a thing for me and even when I try to relax, I tend to relax anxiously. […]

Continue reading

IBMer Spotlight: Amit Gupta

(1 min read) Curious to know about the IBMers that you see in our branding campaigns? Ever wondered who they are and what they do in IBM? The IBMer Spotlight series is a light and fun installment where you’ll get to meet them all! Get to know Amit Amit has been with IBM since 2008 […]

Continue reading


Intern Spotlight: Meet Michael Hu Youren, Visual Design Intern

(2 min read) “I feel most fulfilled when my ideas brought to the table are deemed useful and recognised by my superiors.” This is what Michael Hu Youren learned about himself during his internship experience at IBM. Michael is completing a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in Design Communications at the Lasalle College of the […]

Continue reading

IBMer Spotlight: Bhumika Patel

(1 min read) Curious to know about the IBMers that you see in our branding campaigns? Ever wondered who they are and what they do in IBM? The IBMer Spotlight series is a light and fun installment where you’ll get to meet them all! Meet Bhumika Bhumika joined IBM in 2007 and currently works in […]

Continue reading

Meet Ingrid: a Neurodivergent QA Specialist and Proud IBMer (EN, FR)

English Francais (4 min read) IBM thinks about diversity the way we think about innovation—both are essential to the success of our business. When we innovate, technology becomes smarter for clients and creates new opportunities for growth. When we incorporate diversity into our business, we create better innovations and outcomes. In 2017, IBM partnered with […]

Continue reading

IBM Celebrates US Apprenticeship Week 2019

(4 min read) By Tommy Wenzlau November 11 to 15, 2019 is US Apprenticeship week — and what a great week it was! We spent time in Washington DC with members of congress discussing Apprenticeship legislation, the Governor of Missouri recognized IBM as the 2019 Apprenticeship Employer of the Year, the California State Government and […]

Continue reading

IBMer Spotlight: Manoj Balachandran

(1 min read) Curious to know about the IBMers that you see in our branding campaigns? Ever wondered who they are and what they do in IBM? The IBMer Spotlight series is a light and fun installment where you’ll get to meet them all! Meet Manoj Manoj joined IBM India in 2016. He currently works […]

Continue reading

When It Was Time For a Career Change, Rahat Joined This Apprenticeship Program

(2 min read) By Rahat Ahmed-Choudhury My apprenticeship story starts in 2011, during my second year at Rutgers University. I realized I wasn’t sure what career I wanted to pursue. I knew I definitely didn’t want to continue accumulating student debt. This was especially true because I didn’t have the means to afford an education that wouldn’t […]

Continue reading

IBM is Closing the Skills Gap with Data Science Apprenticeships

(6 min read) The skills gap in the U.S. includes skills and jobs in Data Science. And every company is striving to hire and retain the best talent. Yet, increasing education and job experience requirements do not help employers’ recruitment efforts. To fill this gap, IBM hired the first cohort of Data Science Apprentices in […]

Continue reading

My Experience as a Chef Helped Me Break Into the Tech World

(3 min read) By Andre Merten In 2006, I moved from Colorado to San Francisco to attend the California Culinary Academy. Upon graduation, I had the opportunity to work in different restaurants, ranging from quaint boutiques, to corporate hotels, to high-end private catering, to a Michelin Star Resort in the Caribbean. Cooking gave me an […]

Continue reading

From Serving Coffee to Writing Code – How One IBMer Changed the Future of this Apprentice

(5 min read) By Tony Byrd   “Are you serious?” This was my first thought when someone suggested that I make the change from serving coffee to developing code. After all, I don’t have any experience in that field. I have been serving coffee for the last seven years. Speaking of coffee. Have you ever […]

Continue reading