IBM Technical Solution Specialist Intern - IBM Summit Summer 2019 in Austin, Texas

Job Description

The IBM North America Global Markets team is seeking highly talented undergraduate level students with a real passion for technology and sales to fill Technical Solution Specialist Internship roles.

As part of IBM’s sales team, you will have the opportunity to work with clients as they transform organizations and entire industries. We’re motivated by more than just selling solutions. We want our clients to succeed. IBMers can access our entire organization to develop creative ideas that help clients build the world they envision.

This is a summer 2019 position. Applicants should be rising Junior or rising Senior students pursuing a Bachelor's degree in the areas of Computer Science, Data Science, Computer Engineering, Analytics, Electrical Engineering, Information Technology or similar disciplines. Intern positions are located in major cities across the US. We offer Summit opportunities in one of 7 metro regions: Atlanta GA, Boston MA, Chicago IL, Dallas TX, New York NY, San Francisco CA, and Washington DC.

IBM Technical Solution Specialist Interns are guided by IBM’s purpose – To Be Essential .

You will assist in the delivery of industry-centric technology solutions to clients of all sizes and markets. During your internship, you will work directly with sales professionals on client opportunities and contribute to the day-to-day sales operations of the team. Interns will gain an understanding of IBM sales practices as well as knowledge about IBM's products to help develop business solutions. You will have the opportunity to shadow sales representatives and network throughout all levels of the robust IBM organization, which will enable you to form contacts and gain insights on future opportunities within IBM. You may work with any of the following business units: Analytics, Business Partners, Cloud, Internet of Things, Security, Services, Systems Hardware, Talent & Collaboration Solutions, Watson Customer Engagement.

As a Technical Solution Specialist Intern, you will be part of the client account team and drive revenue through in-depth, complex technical demonstrations, designing solutions, technical evaluations, and/or proof-of-concepts.

Please note: this is not a coding, development or extensive hands-on role. This role will involve technical consulting with clients, helping them design technical solutions.

Be a Challenger, Step Up, Get Ready and Jump into the Ring!

Technical Solution Specialist Intern applicants should:

  • Demonstrate a real passion for sales

  • Have customer sales/service experience

  • Have a capacity to grasp technical details

  • Be a self-starter and have proven leadership experience

  • Possess people and teaming skills

  • Possess research and analytical skills

  • Demonstrate strong written, oral, and interpersonal skills

  • Be able to independently travel to local IBM clients and meetings

  • Be a rising Junior or rising Senior majoring in an area of technology with proven academic success

  • Programming coursework or experience is a plus

If you would like additional information about the Summit Program, please visit: http://www-03.ibm.com/employment/summit/

IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for these positions now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for the IBM Summit program, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Registered full-time university student

  • English: Fluent

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Computer Science, Data Science, Computer Engineering, Analytics, Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, MIS or similar disciplines

EO Statement

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.