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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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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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Cool Projects, Challenging Tasks, and a Supportive Team: Our First Year as Developer Advocates

(3 min read) With Thato Tshetlhanyane and Kefentse Mathibe The IBM Developer Advocacy is a graduate program that hones tech professionals to educate developers about a specific technology and grow a community of researchers, students, educators, and coders on the path toward achieving a unique advantage. In this program, Developer Advocates become part of a […]

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Code and Response Codeathon: Using Open Source Tech to Tackle Real World Issues

By Thomas Galeon (7 min read) In April 2019, IBM successfully ran the first “Code and Response Codeathon” at UC Berkeley in partnership with the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U). Code and Response is a platform for developers and IBM partners around the world to create innovative applications that will aid in natural disasters. Individuals as well […]

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7 Reasons My IBM Internship Got Me Off to a Great Start

By Kathryn Kodama (5 min read)   IBM Canada recently received the “Employer of Excellence Award 2018/19” from the McMaster University Faculty of Engineering for hiring the greatest number of co-op students over the past 5 years and having the top internship program. Kathryn Kodama is one of our developer interns from McMaster University where […]

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Molly: My Life as an IBM Apprentice

Molly Parnham started her apprenticeship at IBM Hursley when she turned 20. She works as a Change Manager for the Secure shared delivery team under Global Business Services (GBS), and works with one of IBM’s biggest clients to help monitor and improve the systems they use. What made you decide to join IBM Apprenticeship? From […]

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Tom Talks About What He Gained from IBM’s Apprenticeship Program

Tom Woolford is a 19-year old Londoner working in IBM’s Southbank office. He’s doing his rotational degree apprenticeship with Pearson College London, studying Business Management. As part of the program, he worked for a marketing agency in Paris last year, moving there straight after his A Levels. We interviewed him to learn more about his […]

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Danielle Talks About Overcoming Initial Concerns on Apprenticeships

(4 min read) In celebration of the UK National Apprenticeship Week 2019, we are featuring five apprentices from the UK as they share their stories and the program’s positive impact on their lives. This blog features Danielle Ariyo-Francis, a 20 year-old from Surrey, UK working at the IBM Southbank office. She attends Pearson College London […]

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