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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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A Day in the Life of a Marketing Intern in NYC

(3 min read) By Janice Luo What does a typical weekday look like for a summer marketing intern? Let’s find out! Meet Janice Luo, rising senior at New York University Shanghai. Janice works at the 88 University Place office in New York City. Read on as she walks us through a normal day at IBM. […]

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Facing Your Inner Demons: How People Who Love Fresh Challenges Thrive at IBM

(3 min read) by Renjith VP Fresh from our Halloween celebrations last week, I can’t help but think about the Halloween of 2015 when I was in a tough spot. I was working with a firm that was into mobile entertainment solutions. I wrote content for a few of their phone-in games, something like this: […]

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Intern Spotlight: Meet Shi Yuan, Data Science Intern

Can you imagine what kinds of insights people can find when the right tools are available to process a vast amount of data? In this blog, Tang Shi Yuan shares the most rewarding part of his internship at IBM. He is a graduating student with a Master of Technology in Knowledge Engineering from the National University […]

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Inspirational Executive Marietta Davis Shares How Her Passion for Helping Makes Her a Great Leader

(4 min read) In the Inspirational Executive Series, we interview executive IBMers on how they have successfully built a career in leadership in this demanding market. Juggling work, life, and family commitments is a daunting challenge. This series reveals how, with time management, flexibility, and a willingness to embrace challenges, successful executives can succeed at […]

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Intern Spotlight: Meet Derek Chin, Software Engineering Intern for Blockchain Research

“My colleagues are talented, experienced researchers and software engineers who understand the hurdles that a junior software engineer face.” This is how Derek Chin describes his internship experience at IBM. Derek is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Science (Computer Science) and Master of Science in Technology Management at the Nanyang Technological University, graduating […]

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Six Lessons I Learned Overcoming Breast Cancer

(4 min read) By Mary Kyle On February 25, 2013, I embarked on the most incredible journey of my life, overcoming breast cancer. Prior to this, my life was (and still is!) pretty awesome. Married to the love of my life, I lived in a beautiful, old Greek revival home, reminiscent of Tara from Gone with the […]

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Making an Impact through STEM and AI Education

(7 min read) IBM’s very own Phaedra Boinodiris is the keynote speaker at the 6th Annual Luncheon of the United Nations Women USA, North Carolina Chapter. She will be speaking about the “Future of Work, AI Bias, and Ethics”. Additionally, Phaedra has been nominated for the “2019 Woman of Influence in STEM” award. She was […]

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Consultant Spotlight: Meet Emily, Technology Consultant for IBM Services

(3 min read) Emily Miller’s journey with IBM UK began 3 years ago when she took part in IBM’s summer internship, Extreme Blue. After returning to The University of York to complete her final year of Computer Science studies, Emily joined IBM’s Consulting programme. Since joining the scheme, she has enjoyed a variety of roles, […]

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