Students&Graduates

Winning Projects of the IBM North America Intern Hackathon

In July, over 500 technical interns across the US and Canada participated in the IBM North America Intern Hackathon. Done completely virtual, this event was IBM’s signature experience for the interns this summer. Teams of interdisciplinary interns worked together to develop new solutions using IBM technology. For the first time this year, we partnered with […]

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Nomathamsanqa Shares Her Experience as a zSoftware Engineer in IBM South Africa

I’m Nomathamsanqa Toba, a zSoftware Engineer based in IBM South Africa. I joined IBM through this graduate program aimed at upskilling and closing the gap on the scarce mainframe skills in the industry. Five months into the program and my overall experience at IBM has been nothing but pleasant and exceeded my expectations. I am […]

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IBM Interns Share their Top 4 Tips on How to Get an Internship with IBM

Getting an IBM internship in college is a one-of-a-kind opportunity, so how can you make that opportunity become your reality? To answer that question, we asked current and former IBM Marketing interns to share their advice on how they secured their internships and set themselves up for success. Here are some of their top tips […]

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It’s Sometimes About That Little Extra—Advice for Future Interns

(4 min read) By Najeen Riazi I have always considered myself to be lucky. But last year was particularly fortuitous. I was entrusted with one of IBM’s greatest resources—a new generation of talent: the IBM interns. Having been an intern myself at different points in my career, I wanted to save our blossoming talent from […]

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4 Things You Can Do Today to Boost Your STEM Career

(3 min read) Phaedra Boinodiris is dedicated to the mission of STEM and inclusivity in her community. She is particularly passionate about AI and Ethics. We chatted with her about the challenges that young students in STEM face today and her advice on how to overcome them. Phaedra shares, “As an advocate for STEM and […]

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Working on Watson: From the Eyes of Our Student Interns

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to make an impact on one of IBM’s biggest products? Meet Andrea Orduna, Emma Perelman, and Jerod Clover—IBM Watson’s summer marketing interns of 2019! The team is working on maintaining IBM Watson’s leadership position in the enterprise AI marketplace by staying ahead of the competition. The Marketing and […]

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A Day in the Life of a Marketing Intern in NYC

(3 min read) By Janice Luo What does a typical weekday look like for a summer marketing intern? Let’s find out! Meet Janice Luo, rising senior at New York University Shanghai. Janice works at the 88 University Place office in New York City. Read on as she walks us through a normal day at IBM. […]

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Intern Spotlight: Meet Shi Yuan, Data Science Intern

Can you imagine what kinds of insights people can find when the right tools are available to process a vast amount of data? In this blog, Tang Shi Yuan shares the most rewarding part of his internship at IBM. He is a graduating student with a Master of Technology in Knowledge Engineering from the National University […]

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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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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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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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