START AND END DATES FOR THIS INTERNSHIP ARE DURING SUMMER 2021 (3 MONTHS)
IBM will not be providing Visa sponsorship for these positions now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future Visa sponsorship.
In this new era, IBM is reshaping industries with our expertise in Cloud, Analytics, Security, Mobile, and the Internet of Things – changing how businesses build, collaborate, analyze, and engage.
At the heart of this transformation are Market Development & Insights (MD&I) analysts. We provide a trusted, objective view of the market and its impact on IBM, empowering IBMers to drive actions that grow the business.
An MD&I analyst is a critical thinker with strong business insight and a desire to work in partnership with IBM executive leaders. MD&I analysts approach every engagement with a client-centered focus, bringing together marketplace expertise, understanding of competitive dynamics, and data from a variety of sources to drive value and growth for the business.
MD&I’s 10-week summer internship program will provide you with the opportunity to work on strategic projects that address real business challenges facing IBM’s decision makers. Throughout the summer, you will participate in educational sessions to develop skills, join in on networking opportunities to connect with other members of MD&I and across IBM, and gain exposure to many different parts of IBM’s business.
As an intern, the types of projects you will work on and problems you will help tackle include examples from this past summer:
Provide IBM Research with an understanding of the market for enterprise carbon (climate) accounting and reporting
Identify and prioritize key use cases for the US Communications industry through research and analysis of current market priorities
Understand drivers and best practices for selling Cloud Pak for Data and the Watson Studio Premium Cartridge to boost customer adoption
Investigate the impact of clients’ support history on future offering use
Your responsibilities will include:
Collaborate with IBM’s business leaders to understand needs and identify business priorities on a strategic project
Provide compelling, fact-based findings through organizing and extracting data, information, and insights from various sources and methods – including primary and secondary research, competitive analysis and market opportunity analysis
Practice Design Thinking principles to focus on our stakeholders’ needs and desired outcomes, and to work with agility within the team
Communicate findings and recommendations to IBM leadership in a clear and concise manner that enables decisive business action
You should exhibit the following strengths:
Establish and maintain relationships with executives
Problem solving skills and strong analytical thinking
Adept communication skills including writing, presentations, storytelling and effectively sharing recommendations
Demonstrate personal responsibility and self-discipline in a highly independent working environment
Collaborative approach to teaming
IBM and MD&I offer a flexible, agile, and collaborative work environment with numerous professional development and growth opportunities.