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This is a co-op internship position and all candidates must be registered full time students to apply. If interested please send your resume to
Manager, Global Warranty Support Organization (WSO).
IBM Software Group - Security Division (Infrastructure Security)
6303 Barfield Road, Atlanta GA. 30328
The LEADing to Africa Intern Program within the IBM US Sales & Distribution division is searching for undergraduate students with a passion for technology and client interaction. Qualified candidates will work directly with IBM technical sales and support teams to assist with the technical aspects of sales opportunities. Candidates will learn about IBM’s software and hardware products and develop hands on experience. Candidates will have the opportunity to understand business strategies and how IBM and Software Group meet our goals through through the implementation of technology products and services.
Ideal candidates should possess the technical ability to help develop business solutions and demonstrate a willingness and ability to team, communicate effectively, and think logically while dealing with ambiguity. This is a Summer 2014 internship and positions are located in key major US cities.
Interested candidates should:
• Demonstrate a passion for technology
• Have hardware or software technical experience through school projects and/or prior jobs or internships/co-ops
• Have the ability to quickly assimilate technical information
• Have Sales or Customer Service Experience
• Be a self starter and have demonstrated leadership experience
• Possess people and teaming skills
• Demonstrated written and oral communication skills
• Be able to independently travel to local IBM clients and meetings
• Be a Junior majoring in a technical degree field with proven academic success (Computer Science, Computer Engineering, etc.)
The intent of the LEADing to Africa internship program is to build an important recruitment channel for our business in Africa by providing a short-term real world experience in other IBM markets. IBM’s internship programs provide assignments for students to become familiar with IBM’s organization, work style, culture and global reach. Students in this program have expressed interest in working in Africa if such a position is offered after completion of the internship program. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status. Students are expected to manage their own work authorizations without IBM sponsorship.
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.