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Neurodiversity at IBM: When Doing the Right Thing Brings Success for Us All (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 Specialisterne to […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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