Your future made with IBM - Leading to Africa Over the past 100 years, IBMers all over the globe have helped make the world work better and smarter. IBMers are leading business and technology experts, working with clients in all industries in the private and public sectors to tackle the world’s biggest challenges. In Africa, we’ve been changing the way the continent does business for more than 50 years, and as our company continues to grow, we need talented individuals like you. We are currently searching for young talents for the LEADing to Africa program. The intent of this internship program is to build an important recruitment channel for our business in Africa, specifically in Kenya, Nigeria, Morocco, Egypt and South 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 a successful 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. As part of this program, positions are currently opened for different business including Systems for technical opportunities in Information and Technology, Software including Mobile and Security, and Sales & Distribution. The ideal intern must:* Demonstrate a passion for sales and technology* Have sales, customer services, or industry experience through school projects, prior jobs, or internships/co-ops* Possess analytical skills and understanding of financial principles* Be a self-starter and have demonstrated leadership experience* Possess people and teaming skills* Possess the technical ability to help develop business solutions* Demonstrate written and oral communication skills* Be majoring in an area of business with proven academic success* Be able to independently travel to local IBM clients and meetings.* Have previous skills and experience related to working or having spent time in AfricaThis is an office based position in one of the following IBM intern locations:
Austin, TXRaleigh, NCRochester, MNPoughkeepsie, NY
Basic Knowledge in Computer Science.
Basic Knowledge with Linux or UNIX Environments