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Intern Spotlight: Meet Michael Hu Youren, Visual Design Intern

(2 min read) “I feel most fulfilled when my ideas brought to the table are deemed useful and recognised by my superiors.” This is what Michael Hu Youren learned about himself during his internship experience at IBM. Michael is completing a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in Design Communications at the Lasalle College of the […]

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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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Intern Spotlight: Meet Pyu Thit, Application Consultant Intern

(2 min read) “Make mistakes and learn from them.” This is one of the key takeaways of Pyu Thit New, an application consultant intern who graduated with a Diploma in Business Enterprise IT from the Nanyang Polytechnic in 2019. In this interview, she shares about how her constant thirst for learning and not being afraid […]

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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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From Talent Network to Data Scientist – My First Days at IBM Were Beyond My Expectations

Since 2015, the IBM Female Talents Network has served as a sustainable network of female students and early professionals with hiring potential for IBM in the DACH market (Austria, Germany, and Switzerland). One highly successful initiative in this network is the Female Talents Program, a collaboration with the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and Bosch. […]

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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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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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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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