IBMer Stories

Learn, Grow, Repeat: Why People Who Value Learning Thrive at IBM

(2 min read) By Chika Nakano Shortly after coming home from Canada where I studied as an exchange student at the University of Regina, I started job hunting in Japan. My priority was to work for a diverse and global company where I could use both Japanese and English in a multi-cultural environment. Initially, the […]

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My IBM Grad Hire Learning Journey

(3 min read) By Keziah Jan Isidoro Fresh out of college, I really just had one goal: to get a job. I applied to many different companies, beautifying my resume and spending late nights on JobStreet. I was determined to find a job where I would be able to grow, not only as a professional […]

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Dog Vision: Putting Dogs and Doing Good Together at IBM

(3 min read) By Joel Joseph I’m a huge dog lover, like the biggest dog person you’ll ever meet. And as a dog person, the biggest problem for me is that I have no dogs at home. That’s why I decided to go to the Humane Society this summer and see how hard it would […]

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I Ran the Boston Marathon as the Official Guide for My Fellow IBMer

(5 min read) By Bhumika Patel In May 2019, we shared the story of Erich Manser, an IBMer who ran with a fellow IBMer as his Guide Runner at the Boston Marathon. Now you can read about this experience from the perspective of Bhumika, who volunteered as a Guide Runner for the 2019 Boston Marathon. […]

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I Almost Gave Up on My Tech Career But Found New Hope in IBM

(3 min read) By Paula Dichoso After not having a job for almost 6 months, I was at a low point in my life. I was so discouraged that I was ready to give up and find something outside of the career and industry that I had initially chosen. Little did I know that there […]

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5 Reasons I’m Thrilled To Spend My Summer as an Offering Manager Intern at IBM

(4 min read) By Andrew Sears As a student, choosing where to intern is one of the biggest decisions you’ll make. If you’re an MBA student like I am, it’s probably the number one thing that’s been on your mind since school began. The internship search process can be as exhausting as it is exciting, […]

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We Asked 3 Tech Interns To Share What’s Great About Their IBM Hackathon Experience

(8 min read) This summer more than 600 technical interns across the US and Canada participated in the North America Intern Hack. During this internal hackathon, teams of interns worked together to develop new solutions inspired by IBM technology. The participating teams engaged with mentors to create their designs and architect their solutions, consulted with Subject Matter Experts to address challenges, and presented their solutions to a panel of […]

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Consultant Spotlight: Meet Rob, Service Designer for Digital Strategy & iX

(4 min read) Having previously completed his placement year with IBM UK, Rob Morris returned to join the IBM Consulting programme in March 2018. He graduated from Loughborough University where he studied business management and since returning to IBM has done a variety of roles including business change, service design, and business associate. Outside of work […]

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How IBM’s Culture of Learning is Preparing Me for Long-Term Success

(4 min read) By Omid Elyaskordi Throughout my 17-month career at IBM I have been lucky enough to participate in two prestigious training programs. The first was the Summit Program, a six-month sales training program that I was hired into after completing my MBA; and the Account Leadership Development Program under the Global Technology Services […]

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IBM Inspiring Exec Nicoline Talks About Why She Came Back to IBM

(8 min read) The Inspirational Executive Series consists of interviews with our executive IBMers to demonstrate how you can successfully build an executive career in this increasingly demanding market. Juggling work, life, and family commitments is a daunting challenge, but this series reveals how, with careful time management, flexible leadership, and a willingness to embrace […]

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In the Age of Transformation and Change—This is Why I Choose IBM

(3 min read) By Koushik Banerjee I have been in IBM for over 9 years and have handled a plethora of roles over time. I started off in treasury and am currently heading strategy and planning for the Real Estate Strategy & Operations (RESO) for India and South Asia. When I look back at my […]

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