IBM – International Business Machines

IBM is an American multinational technology and consulting corporation.

“If you were surrounded by innovation, what could you achieve?”

What do you know about IBM? Here are some things they have achieved:

  • The Barcode
    IBM invented this 40 years ago
  • Personal Computing
    The IBM Personal Computer, commonly known as the IBM PC, is the original version and progenitor of the IBM PC compatible hardware platform
  • Helped put man on the moon
    The Goddard Space Flight Center used IBM System/360 Model 75s  for communications across Nasa and the spacecraft
  • Watson Computer
    Watson is an artificial intelligence computer system capable of answering questions posed in natural language, developed in IBM’s DeepQA project
  • Synapse – Cognitive brain chip
    IBM Research is creating chips that think like the world’s most sophisticated computer: the human brain.
  • 400,000 employees in over 170 years

“Let’s build a smarter world”

Competencies

Passion

Do you demonstrate a passion for IBM and the industry in which we operate?
Do you know what we do?
Do you know our achievements?
Can you demonstrate knowledge of recent trends in IT?

Drive

Can you commit to success?
Do you have the initiative to learn new skills?
Do you learn about things beyond the scope of your job?
Do you go the extra mile?

 C.P.S

Can you use ingenuity, logical methods and appropriate analysis?
Can you anticipate problems?
Do you think outside the box?

Client Focus

Build rapport with client
Don’t only think of clients as clients
Do you act with their satisfaction as your top priority?

Teamwork

Do you work well with others to achieve goals?
Respect others differences?
Can you build and maintain relationships with others?
Offer support and share expertise?

Adaptability

Are you flexible?
How do you cope with changing demands, uncertainty and stress?
Do you remain calm and composed?

Communication

Do you have the ability to communicate with others?
Can you communicate oral and written information clearly, precisely and sufficiently?
Do you listen carefully to others?

Ownership

Can you give examples of accepting responsibility when making mistakes and correct them?

 

Tips from IBM:

  1. BE YOURSELF!
  2. Demonstrate to us how you are different, think ‘uniqueness’.
  3. Mention what you do socially, not just what you study.


IBM test competencies in 5 stages of applying.

  1. Online Application
  2. Online Test
  3. First Round Selection Day
  4. Assessment Center
  5. Final Interview

What roles do IBM offer?

Business

– Business Operations
– Business Development
– Project Management

Consulting

– Technical Consultants
– Business Consultants
– Financial Management Consultants
– Strategic Analytics Consultants

Technology

– Software Consultants
– Technology Solutions Specialists

 

But what does IBM have to offer you?

  • A Laptop
  • £29,000-£34,000
  • Training
  • Vacation Marketplace
  • Adaptability
  • Flexible Benefits
  • Personal Development Manager
  • STUDENT LIFE @ IBM

To apply, click here!

http://www-05.ibm.com/employment/uk/students/apply.shtml

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