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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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Max Tells Us What He Gained from His IBM Apprenticeship Experience

(2 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 Max Rickards, a 19 year-old from London currently working as an apprentice at the IBM Southbank office. His role […]

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Dani Shares Why She Joined the Apprenticeship Program in IBM UK

(2 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 Arney, 19 years old, from Kent, UK. She is a degree apprentice currently working at IBM as part […]

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Life as a 20-year old at IBM

By Vanya Sabahova (3 min read) I am currently on my second year at the University of National and World Economy studying Statistics, a branch of mathematics dealing with data collection, organization, and analysis. After graduating from a mathematics high school, I decided that I wanted to study something related to maths, but something more […]

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Way to Success: Best (Free) Badges for Students

By Misty Decker (2 Minutes)   There are so many credentials, a busy student can’t possibly earn them all. So I asked employers for the top badges they look for on resumes. Here’s your short list (you’re welcome). Have Employers Call You I’ve heard from a number of employers that they take the list of […]

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At IBM, My Ideas Matter

By: Nicholas Della Ratta (4 min read) In 2018, I was honored to receive an offer to join IBM as part of their Financial Analyst Co-Op program. The program is structured so that students currently in college leave school for a semester and join IBM as a full-time employee for a 6-month tenure where they […]

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The Girl Who Cracked the Code: Interview with the IBM Vault Winner

With Keni Mou (7 min read) In September 2018, IBM hosted an online problem-solving game for students in the US. The IBM Vault was an interactive alternate reality game where players were given puzzles to crack “digital locks” over a period of three weeks. Only those who solved each lock in the least amount of […]

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How I Cracked the IBM Vault

In September 2018, IBM hosted an online problem solving competition for students in the US. IBM Vault is an interactive alternate reality game where players were given weekly challenges to crack “digital locks” over a period of six weeks. Only those who solved each lock in the least amount of time would move up in […]

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Things We’ve learned from IBM Internships in 10 Weeks

What happens when interns from all over the world come together for 10 weeks? Two IBM interns share their experience when a cohort of ten with different skills and backgrounds came together to work in IBM’s headquarters in Armonk, NY. By Philip Baumann and Serena Ho In 1964, more than five decades before our arrival […]

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Personal Growth and Career Development – Getting the Best of Both Worlds from PTECH and IBM

We recently had the chance to sit down with our two P-TECH interns, Daniel De Menezes and Julia Turek. Daniel and Julia are heading into their senior year at the Norwalk Early College Academy (NECA) in Connecticut while working on their Associate in Applied Science degrees in Web Development and Software Engineering respectively.     P-TECH, […]

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Why IBM? Hear It From The Girls Who Can

Have you ever wondered what it’s like for early professional females to work in a tech environment? This blog could answer some of your burning questions if you are considering an apprenticeship, internship, or a graduate role at IBM. To address the issue of gender gap in the tech industry, IBM UK created the Girls […]

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