Imagine
yourself as...

IBM Consultant

Hey, big thinker. Develop those grand ideas with cognitive tools and help change how businesses interact with the world. Blend your background and interests with unmatched IBM technology to help transform global enterprises. Take part in digitally reinventing businesses with cognitive solutions.

Roles offered: Analytic Consultant, Cognitive Consultant, Design Consultant, Technical Consultant, Transformation Consultant and Enterprise Applications Consultant.

Ideally suited for business and technical degrees or relevant experience; skills in analytic, digital and agile methodologies a plus.

IBM Core Business Professional

Opportunities come in all shapes and sizes. Find the role and discipline that fits you in Human Resources, Legal, Finance, Marketing and Communications, Corporate Strategy and Supply Chain.

Our HR Team is a strategic partner to the business, and requires expertise in compensation, benefits, safety, payroll, recruiting and training.

Our Legal team advises senior management on a range of Intellectual Property matters, leads transactions, and drives resolution on Trust & Compliance issues with internal stakeholders and external stakeholders.

Our Finance team is an integral part of diverse business areas such as accounting, funds management and more, managing risk to maintain high standards of financial reporting.

Our Marketing and Communications professionals help drive IBM’s transformation by acting as advisors to the IBM leaders who are reinventing our industry and fueling growth.

Our Corporate Strategy group is a diverse team of world class strategy professionals that bring together business and analytical expertise to tackle IBM’s most challenging strategic issues.

Our Supply Chain and Procurement group plays a unique and integral role in supporting operations, spanning multiple functional areas to satisfy the customer and business needs.

IBM Data Scientist

See the method in the madness. Analyze data and predict trends that optimize results for our clients. Make meaningful recommendations to industry leaders using cognitive tools to research and analyze data. The patterns you find can give crucial insight into complex issues.

Roles offered: Data Scientist

Ideally suited for those with degrees in Math, Statistics, Operations Research, Computer Science, Engineering and Business.

IBM Designer

You believe human experiences drive business. Bring your skillset to IBM, where our diverse teams combine design, engineering and business. Build the next generation of business software and solutions.

Roles offered: Design Researchers, Front End Developers, User Experience, and Visual Designers.

Ideally suited for those educated in Art/Design, Communications, Human Computer Interactions, Research, and UX. Skills in Design Thinking, Prototyping, Visual Design and Design Research a plus.

IBM Developer

Calling all code whisperers. IBM developers support some of the highest-performing software products and hardware systems. Let’s take your tools to market. Our developers don’t stop at beautiful code. We research, design, implement and test to make full-life cycle software products and tools that meet our clients’ standards.

Roles offered: Software Developer, Cognitive Software Developer, Hardware Developer, DevOps Developer and Site Reliability Engineer

Ideally suited for those with backgrounds in Computer Science, Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Firmware Design, Cloud Architecture, UX / User Design, Development and DevOps Tools.

IBM Offering Manager

Complex scenarios don’t scare you. Bring solutions to the table with the end user in mind. Be an entrepreneur in residence. Manage technology and service offerings across markets, clients, and industries. Develop into a solution owner in the world of product management.

Roles offered: Associate Offering Manager

Ideally suited for those with Marketing, M.I.S., Computer Science, Finance, Economics, Engineering or MBA degrees.

IBM Seller

You’re everyone’s favorite problem solver. Learn how to become a trusted client advisor who brings companies the solutions they need. Transform companies with innovative industry and technical solutions. Build client relationships and make useful, long-lasting connections.

Roles offered: Senior Solutions Sales Representative, Digital Sellers, and Technical Solution Specialist

Ideally suited for those with Marketing, M.I.S., Computer Science, Finance, Economics, Engineering or MBA degrees.

Imagine yourself as...

Consultant

IBM Consultant

Hey, big thinker. Develop those grand ideas with cognitive tools and help change how businesses interact with the world. Blend your background and interests with unmatched IBM technology to help transform global enterprises. Take part in digitally reinventing businesses with cognitive solutions.

Roles offered: Analytic Consultant, Cognitive Consultant, Design Consultant, Technical Consultant, Transformation Consultant and Enterprise Applications Consultant.

Ideally suited for business and technical degrees or relevant experience; skills in analytic, digital and agile methodologies a plus.

Core Business Professional

IBM Core Business Professional

Opportunities come in all shapes and sizes. Find the role and discipline that fits you in Human Resources, Marketing and Communications, Legal, Corporate Strategy, Finance and Supply Chain

Our HR Team is a strategic partner to the business, and requires expertise in compensation, benefits, safety, payroll, recruiting and training.

Our Legal team advises senior management on a range of Intellectual Property matters, leads transactions, and drives resolution on Trust & Compliance issues with internal stakeholders and external stakeholders.

Our Finance team is an integral part of diverse business areas such as accounting, funds management and more, managing risk to maintain high standards of financial reporting.

Our Marketing and Communications professionals help drive IBM’s transformation by acting as advisors to the IBM leaders who are reinventing our industry and fueling growth.

Our Corporate Strategy group is a diverse team of world class strategy professionals that bring together business and analytical expertise to tackle IBM’s most challenging strategic issues.

Our Supply Chain and Procurement group plays a unique and integral role in supporting operations, spanning multiple functional areas to satisfy the customer and business needs.

Data Scientist

IBM Data Scientist

See the method in the madness. Analyze data and predict trends that optimize results for our clients. Make meaningful recommendations to industry leaders using cognitive tools to research and analyze data. The patterns you find can give crucial insight into complex issues.

Roles offered: Data Scientist

Ideally suited for those with degrees in Math, Statistics, Operations Research, Computer Science, Engineering and Business.

Designer

IBM Designer

You believe human experiences drive business. Bring your skillset to IBM, where our diverse teams combine design, engineering and business. Build the next generation of business software and solutions.

Roles offered: Design Researchers, Front End Developers, User Experience, and Visual Designers.

Ideally suited for those educated in Art/Design, Communications, Human Computer Interactions, Research, and UX. Skills in Design Thinking, Prototyping, Visual Design and Design Research a plus.

Developer

IBM Developer

Calling all code whisperers. IBM developers support some of the highest-performing software products and hardware systems. Let’s take your tools to market. Our developers don’t stop at beautiful code. We research, design, implement and test to make full-life cycle software products and tools that meet our clients’ standards.

Roles offered: Software Developer, Cognitive Software Developer, Hardware Developer, DevOps Developer and Site Reliability Engineer

Ideally suited for those with backgrounds in Computer Science, Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Firmware Design, Cloud Architecture, UX / User Design, Development and DevOps Tools.

Offering Manager

IBM Offering Manager

Complex scenarios don’t scare you. Bring solutions to the table with the end user in mind. Be an entrepreneur in residence. Manage technology and service offerings across markets, clients, and industries. Develop into a solution owner in the world of product management.

Roles offered: Associate Offering Manager

Ideally suited for those with Marketing, M.I.S., Computer Science, Finance, Economics, Engineering or MBA degrees.

Seller

IBM Seller

You’re everyone’s favorite problem solver. Learn how to become a trusted client advisor who brings companies the solutions they need. Transform companies with innovative industry and technical solutions. Build client relationships and make useful, long-lasting connections.

Roles offered: Senior Solutions Sales Representative, Digital Sellers, and Technical Solution Specialist

Ideally suited for those with Marketing, M.I.S., Computer Science, Finance, Economics, Engineering or MBA degrees.

Internships
& Co-Ops

Internships
& Co-Ops

Co-op and internship programs are an important recruiting channel for IBM because they help us identify high-potential prospective employees. Participating students are often considered for repeat internships or a long-term commitment of regular employment.

Resume Tips
& tricks

Resume Tips & tricks

Applying to IBM

1

Submit an updated resume.

Try to keep it to one-page max.

2

Depending on the role you apply for, you may be asked to provide a design portfolio, GitHub samples or additional information

3

Include your unofficial transcript
from your school, if required

The average time a recruiter looks
at a resume is six-seconds!

0 sec

Here’s how you can make
those six-seconds count

Highlight your accomplishments

Whether from an internship, the classroom, volunteer experience, etc.

Include links to your work

Include personal websites, GitHub, design portfolio and social media links such as LinkedIn.

Try to quantify your experience

How big was the project? How long did it last, what were the results? Be specific about how you measure success from the achievement.

Put the most important
information at the top

If a recruiter is scanning quickly, the first few bullet points in each section should contain the most relevant information.

Keep it clear and concise

Be sure the formatting and font is consistent and be sure that your spelling is correct.

99% of hiring managers
review resumes digitally

Make sure your resume can be read easily and the formatting stays consistent when uploading.

Want to learn more about our hiring process?

Want to learn more about our hiring process?

Apply

Apply

Once you find a role that interests you, apply online. If you’re uncertain which type of job or internship best fits your skills and capabilities, chat with Watson Candidate Assistant.

Online assessments

Online assessments

While your application is being screened, all candidates will be required to take two Learning Agility assessments (Cognitive and Personality).

A third assessment may be required based on the role (e.g. Developer roles will require a Coding assessment).

Cognitive Ability Assessment – helps us to understand how you learn, make decisions, and solve problems. You’ll encounter a series of 5 interactive games presenting you with text, numbers and shapes that you’ll need to read and manipulate to solve problems.

Personality Assessment – helps us understand your motivation and interests. All content is text based and you’ll be presented with a series of statements where you must decide which one best describes you.

Video Assessment – helps us get to know you through a series of interview questions where your response is captured through a webcam and microphone.

Interview

Interview

You’ll participate in a series of interviews that will either be in person (on campus, in an IBM office, large-scale interview event) or virtual. The format of the interviews (behavioral, case study, or technical) will depend on the role you are interviewing for.

Decision

Decision

You’ll be notified shortly after your Final Interview if you’ve been selected for the IBM job or internship.

Entry-level
Programs

Entry-level Program

IBM Services Associate program

We’re looking for passionate, original thinkers who want to drive progress, grow their network and further their careers. As an Associate, you’ll be a part of client-facing teams as a consultant, developer, designer, data scientist, technical specialist or project manager to help businesses change the way they work.

Our clients' technical and business needs are constantly evolving. We’re hiring inspired, talented individuals eager to apply their knowledge and perspective to challenging work that evolves industries and our world. We prioritize ongoing learning, development of technical skills, and continuous personal growth, all grounded in a culture of coaching and apprenticeship.

Meet our
Campus Team

Susan Bebnowskik

Susan Bebnowski

Role: Campus Talent Acquisition Partner
School: University of Western – Ivey
Year I Joined IBM: 2018
Describe IBM in one word: Driven
Fun Fact: I’ve traveled to over 25 countries

Diana Kim

Diana Kim

Role: Campus Talent Acquisition Lead
School: University of Waterloo
Year I Joined IBM: 2019
Describe IBM in one word: Longevity
Fun Fact: In Fall 2018, I travelled to 50 cities in 50 days

Hailey Bain

Hailey Bain

Role: Campus Talent Acquisition Partner
School: Dalhousie University
Year I Joined IBM: 2018
Describe IBM in one word: Collaborative
Fun Fact: I’m allergic to bananas

Shalise Goffe

Shalise Goffe

Role: Campus Talent Acquisition Partner
School: University of Windsor
Year I Joined IBM: 2005
Describe IBM in one word: Reinvention
Fun Fact: I’ve been the same height since grade 5

Campus Awards

Talent Egg, National Campus Recruitment Excellence Awards, 2019 Winner, Best Intership/co-op program
Talent Egg, National Campus Recruitment Excellence Awards, 2019 Winner, Best On-campus student engagement strategy
Talent Egg, National Campus Recruitment Excellence Awards, 2019 Winner, Best Social media presence
2019 Canadian HR awards. Winner. The University of Waterloo Award for Best next generation employment innovation

More than just
work

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