Students&Graduates

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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Brazil Launches P-TECH to Develop Future Tech Professionals (EN, PT)

English Portuguese (4 min read) Just like in many other parts of the world, Latin America needs skilled labor more than ever. According to the International Data Corporation (IDC), the region will have a shortage of more than 550,000 IT professionals by 2019, especially in new technologies including cloud, cyber security, artificial intelligence and networks. […]

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Motivated by Learning and Leading: This is Why I Stay at IBM

By Melanie Dauber (4 min read)   When I joined IBM after college in 2016 I realized that the beginning of a new career was far from predictable. There was no longer a syllabus of what was scheduled to be taught – and it was up to me to structure each week’s curriculum, find my […]

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P-TECH now in Colombia: Technology at the Service of New Generations

(2 min read)A few months ago, Colombia became the first country in Latin America to announce the implementation of P-TECH, IBM’s educational model that combines the education system with the private sector to provide university-level degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), along with skills and experiences in the workplace. Its implementation in Colombia […]

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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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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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