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Explore the different entry-level career paths available to you at IBM.

You as an 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.

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Consultant Waka

For Waka, life at IBM inspires adventure and creativity.

You as an 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.

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Visual Designer Britany

Visual Designer Britany tells us about her dynamic role and life at IBM.

You as an 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.

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Iot Support Engineer Alexandra

Alexandra gets global with her work on the Internet of Things team.

You as an 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: Client Representatives, Digital Sellers, and Technical Sales Specialists

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

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Seller Alfred

Alfred, together with other IBM Sellers Kelly and Sarah, talk about what it takes to be part of the IBM Sales team.

You as an 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.

Role offered: Data Scientist

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

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Data Scientist Kelvin

Kevin talks about the two sides of data science.

You as an 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: Cognitive Consultant, Technical Consultant, Transformation Consultant, Enterprise Applications Consultant and Analytic Consultants.

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

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Human Resources
Our HR Team is a strategic partner to the business, advancing the company's goals through innovative solutions. The various disciplines of HR require expertise in compensation, benefits, safety, payroll, recruiting and training.

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Marketing and Communications
At the heart of IBM's transformation are our Marketing and Communications professionals helping drive this large scale change by acting as advisors to the IBM leaders who are reinventing our industry and fueling growth for our business.

Entry-level Marketing and Communications openings

Legal
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 from various IBM groups, and external stakeholders including government institutions, auditors, or third parties.

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

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

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Supply Chain
Our Supply Chain and Procurement group plays a unique and integral role in supporting operations, spanning several functional areas such as procurement, demand-supply planning, manufacturing engineering, logistics, customer fulfillment, and sales transaction support.

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You as an 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.

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You as an 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.

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You as an 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: Client Representatives, Digital Sellers, and Technical Sales Specialists

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

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You as an 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.

Role offered: Data Scientist

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

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IBM Middle East and Africa University

“Our ideal candidate.”

Experienced.
Technically adept.
Prepared to lead.
Willing to help.
Ready to go.

IBM Middle East and Africa University

“Our ideal candidate.”

Experienced.
Technically adept.
Prepared to lead.
Willing to help.
Ready to go.

Consulting by Degrees

What's in it for me

Join an elite, world-class leadership and development program made up of fellow entry-level consultants.
Develop skills in a two-year program, packed with on-the-job learning and mentorship from some of the brightest minds in the business.
Enroll in a customized education plan, tailor-made for your professional interests.
Get personalized career planning advice and consistent support during the program.
Embrace change — get a variety of experiences as well as deep skills development opportunities.

Career Highlights

Consulting by Degrees alumni are the future leaders in IBM Global Business Services.
As a client-facing professional, you’ll work with professionals from Fortune 1000 companies.
Choose from several career paths that can lead to you becoming the next partner, executive or Distinguished Engineer.

GTS Graduate program

The IBM Global Technology Services (GTS) graduate program helps you to experience, grow and transform your career in IT. By providing you with project experience in a technical team, you will have the opportunity to develop deeper technical skills and further your understanding of working in a corporate environment. All of which will help you to develop skills to take on challenges and create a rewarding future in the career path you choose.

As an IBM GTS graduate, you will get the chance to work on solutions and projects which form the backbone of the world's economy. The GTS team is responsible for the identification and delivery of new technology products and services that support IBM corporate strategy, as well as the management and support of the Group’s existing IT infrastructure, providing a world class service to our clients both internal and external. You will work with technologies such as resiliency, networking, systems and mobility services that are changing how we engage and work with one another.

The GTS graduate program is for you if are passionate about infrastructure, project management, naturally tech-savvy and a high performer. This graduate program provides focused training, one-on-one mentoring and career guidance to help you gain the expertise and know-how that you need to become tomorrow’s leaders in technology.

IBM Middle East and Africa University

The IBM Middle East & Africa University Program is IBM’s premier training and certification initiative for academia in the Africa region, preparing students to succeed in demanding positions in the IT job market today.

The MEA University Program sees a remarkable alignment of African investments in ICT and the global technology trends. Top technologies that are driving the African ICT revolution to support an advanced business/enterprise environment are Mobile, Cybersecurity, Analytics and Cloud. These are the areas where the MEA University Program is investing and collaborating with regional universities to establish long-term partnerships. The objective of the program is to prepare students for a career in the IT industry and provide an environment for continuous technical update

MEA University Learning Portal

Through the MEA University Portal, a learning platform, students and faculty members access IBM Academic Roadmaps. The portal offers a unique mobile learning experience designed exclusively for students using comprehensive learning modules. The platform offers an engaging learning environment through self-assessment quizzes, progress tracking, and other interactive tools.

As part of the IBM MEA University Program, students will receive an Open Badge along with a certificate for their accomplishment. An Open Badge is a cross-industry digital recognition of technical skills which can be posted onto the earner’s social and professional networking sites. IBM Open Badges will provide students with significant benefits such as; digital recognition of credentials, recognition of industry aligned skills, a globally recognized standard, and internship/job opportunities at IBM.

What we’ve achieved so far?

So far, the MEA University Program has reached out to 120 universities, trained 2,500 faculty members and 14,000 students in Africa. We are currently working with the regional IBM offices across Africa to recruit the MEA University alumni at IBM and its Business Partners and Customers. This year we hired 24 MEAU alumni, in departments respective to the skillset of our candidates.