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Get Comfortable with the Uncomfortable

(3 min read) I recently took part in a panel event organized by STEMWomen UK and was asked about my view of Ginny Rometty’s quote that “Growth and Comfort never co-exist”. As Ginni said, “If you’re going to grow as a person you’ve got to get comfortable with being uncomfortable.” I spoke about how I’ve […]

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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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Working in a Tech World Where Gender Doesn’t Matter

By Andrea Martin (4 min read) As I write this blog I look at a roughly 9,570-day career at IBM. You may think “Wow, why didn’t she ever change her job?” or “Why did she never work for another company?” Well, let me elaborate on this a little bit. There are actually two aspects to […]

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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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