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Meet Our Support Intern – Garrett Bolter

Meet Our Support Intern – Garrett Bolter

June 1, 2020

“Never be afraid to ask questions, raise opinions, and offer new ways to do things.”

Garrett Bolter is a senior Computer Science student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He works as a software developer on the IBM InnerCircle team. IBM InnerCircle offers the unique opportunity for clients to meet with product leadership from IBM to help shape the future of IBM solutions.

What attracted you to join IBM Support?Meet Our Support Intern - Garrett Bolter
I wanted to be a part of a team that helps different clients. IBM’s large and international client base made this role highly interesting to me.

What’s your proudest accomplishment at work?
I was brought into a meeting to observe and better understand the team I was joining. As the program leaders brainstormed solutions to a persistent issue in these meetings, I raised my voice and offered what I believed could be an answer to this issue. The idea was well received and eventually made its way into production.

What’s one thing that you learned working at IBM Support?
Never be afraid to ask questions, raise opinions, and offer new ways to do things.

What makes IBM Support unique?
The people.

What’s one thing that really surprised you about working at IBM Support?
Although I’m stationed in North Carolina, I work with a team that’s spread across the globe!

What do you like to do on your own time?
Usually I stay active as a student on campus, participating in sport events with friends and making stickers and T-shirts. Sometimes, I go to the skate park or disc golf course with friends I interned with at IBM!

Share one fun fact about yourself
I saw my first shooting star just before 2019 ended!

Can you give future interns some advice for a successful internship experience?
Write down any unfamiliar terms from day 1. When you have a moment, ask for clarification!

Meet Our Support Intern is a series of articles that gives you an insider look at how our interns are making a difference in the way we deliver support services to you.

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