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A student internship with IBM isn’t just a job. It’s an opportunity to work for a world leader, where you’ll be respected and rewarded for the contribution that you make to our business. We’re looking for our future leaders and you could be one of them.

Whichever scheme you join, you’ll have the opportunity to be part of something great, shape your future career and make your CV stand out from the crowd.

Start building the career you want at one of the most successful companies in history.

Join us. Let’s build a smarter planet.

1st Level – Educational Internships

What we offer:

Our Education Internships can take between 1 and 3 months. During your time with us, you'll work on challenging projects in the SWG (Software Group) or the STG (Systems and Technology Group) business line and become familiar with the corporate environment.

The schedule is flexible and the environment is relaxed. Worried about getting 'lost' in such a vast organisation? Don't be. We take in between 50 and 60 student interns a year who are at the same point in their studies and starting out at IBM. Just like you. So there's plenty of opportunity for you to be supported and share knowledge with like-minded people.

Ultimately, and most importantly of all, you'll be working with some of the best people in our industry who'll be mentoring you plus you'll have access to IBM's knowledge resources.

Prove yourself on the programme and it could be the first step on a full career with us. Our best & brightest interns will have the opportunity to join IBM as regular employees or join one of the 'On the job' internships.

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    What we look for:
    You should be attending university studying an IT/technical degree. You'll need to be in your second year as a minimum, have excellent academic results and good English-language skills. You’ll also have to demonstrate excellent analytical, problem solving and team working skills. Not to mention a proactive attitude. You will need energy and creativity, combined the mental agility to analyse and solve problems, and the intellect and confidence to challenge accepted practices.

    The skills we look for in all potential employees are called the IBM Foundational Competencies. These are the skills you need to be successful at IBM. When you apply think about these skills and how you can demonstrate them when completing your application form and at interview. You can use examples from your education, work experience, voluntary work, involvement in clubs and societies or hobbies.

    Applying:
    We organize 4 editions of educational internships every year (n the Winter, Spring, Summer and Autumn). On each of these 4 occasions, 20 selected students are invited to an Assessment Day where they learn more about IBM and the internship program and are also required to prepare and present a selected topic. About 15 of the students who've been successful on the Assessment are selected for our Educational Internship program.

    Are you up for the challenge?
    Send your application to hrprakt@pl.ibm.com referencing 'Educational Internship' in the subject of your email. And don't forget to attach your CV. Good luck!

2nd Level – ‘On the job’ Internships

What we offer:

The work you undertake during your ‘on the job’ internship is really valued and you'll be given worthwhile, exciting things to do on real projects and you’ll be trusted and given real responsibility. This means you can grow your knowledge, develop yourself, and get paid for it - you’ll have a civil contract for the whole duration of your internship.

The duration of our ‘on the job’ internships may vary (depending on the projects you’ll be working on) and the schedule is flexible. You’ll receive great support from your mentor and world class training, so it’s up to you how much you make of the development opportunities that are available to you here at IBM. It will only limited by your imagination.

So, whatever path you choose to follow at IBM, we can offer you incredible, memorable times. You will have great social network, gain invaluable work experience, learn new skills and develop expert knowledge - at one of the most successful companies in history.

And if you're thinking longer term - perhaps about a full-time contract - whilst we can't guarantee you a job offer upon completion of an internship, we can guarantee that all high performers will be seriously considered.

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    What we look for:
    As an IT student, our ‘On the job’ internship programme is a dream come true. To apply for this internship program you need to have an IT degree background and to be in your third year as a minimum. We look for people who have energy, creativity and who are passionate about as well as having great team skills along with an aptitude for IT.

    Through this programme, you can build on your existing IT knowledge and skills but you'll also learn a wealth of new skills - not to mention that you'll find yourself working with leading edge technologies and alongside some of the best people in the industry.

    The people who are most successful at IBM share a distinct set of characteristics. We've defined and refined these to set out our foundational competencies, which complement our values and identify the skills you'll need to succeed. If you'd like to work with us, this is the best place to begin: by identifying how you've already used these skills and the examples you'll use to demonstrate them, in an interview or at assessment centre.

    Applying:
    Our ‘On the job’ internships can start anytime during the year. When we receive your CV application, the recruitment team will review it to ensure that our minimum requirements in terms of education etc.are met. Then you will be invited to one or several interviews with IBM employees. Our process has been designed not only for us to understand if you are right for us, but also for you to understand if we are right for you. So, take every opportunity you can to ask questions along the way.

    Note that we also recruit candidates from students who already took part in the Educational Internship program.

    So, are you ready for IBM?
    Send your application to hrprakt@pl.ibm.com referencing ‘On the job internship’ in the subject of your email. And don't forget to attach your CV. We wish you the best of luck!