Brand Technical Sales Intern- IBM Intellectual Property Summer 2022

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At IBM, work is more than a job – it’s a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you’ve never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world’s most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.

Your Role and Responsibilities
The IBM Intellectual Property team is seeking highly talented undergraduate level students to fill consultative, client-focused, technical sales intern roles.

At IBM, we’re motivated by more than just selling solutions. We want our clients to succeed. Our clients have the future in mind, and your job is to help them get there. As part of IBM’s sales team, you will work with clients as they transform organizations and entire industries. As an IBMer, you will have access to the entire organization to develop creative ideas that help clients build the world they envision.

This is a summer 2022 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 in major cities across the US.

Your Role and Responsibilities
IBM solves the world’s problems. Be a part of the solution!

You will actively:
• Help clients grow their businesses by solving strategic and tactical business problems with IBM’s proven AI, Cloud, and hardware technology solutions
• Work with clients to drive revenue through in-depth, complex technical demonstrations, designing solutions, technical evaluations, and/or proof-of- concepts
• Prospect for new business to generate interest in IBM offerings
• Drive client value and client satisfaction by using your technical expertise to address client business challenges
• Grow skills and knowledge in consultative sales, technical solutions, and industry applications to demonstrate IBM’s thought leadership during client engagements
• Work in a rapidly changing environment where no two days are the same
• Interact with a variety of other talented, motivated colleagues

This position requires a real passion for client success, sales achievement, and daily collaboration with clients and other IBM teammates. You may work on business development for any of the following brands and areas: Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Cloud, Internet of Things, Security or Systems Hardware – Business areas and brands including: IBM Intellectual Property, Cloud and Cognitive Services, IBM Consulting, Data & AI, Patent Tech and Licensing, Research, Systems and more.

The goal of the internship is to have hands on experience working with an experienced IBM business development person on their active client engagements. Candidates must be willing to work onsite in Yorktown Heights, NY.

Brand Technical Sales Specialist Interns have a passion for sales and are successful in the following:

• Aptitude to learn and use innovative selling technologies (e.g., analytics, social media) to network, engage clients, identify new business opportunities, and translate business requirements into technology solutions
• Conversant and knowledgeable about technology, trends and how technology is being applied to address business challenges
• Capacity to grasp and communicate technical details
• Team collaboration and leadership
• Motivation to accomplish sales and business objectives
• Professional verbal, written, and interpersonal skills
• Empathy and skills to achieve high levels of customer satisfaction

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
• Registered full-time university undergraduate student (must be rising junior or rising senior)
• Pursuing Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Data Science, Engineering, Information Systems, or similar disciplines
• English: Fluent

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
• Prior work experience as a seller intern or worked in a sales capacity
• Programming/development coursework or experience

About Business Unit

IBM Corporate Headquarters (CHQ) team represents a variety of functions such as marketing, finance, legal, operations, HR, and more, all working together to solve some of the world’s most complex problems, help our clients achieve success and build collaborative work environments for IBMers.

This job requires you to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated prior to your start date, where legally permissible. Proof of vaccination status will be required. If you are unable to be vaccinated due to medical, pregnancy or religious reasons, we offer accommodations in accordance with applicable law.

Your Life @ IBM

Are you craving to learn more? Prepared to solve some of the world’s most unique challenges? And ready to shape the future for millions of people? If so, then it’s time to join us, express your individuality, unleash your curiosity and discover new possibilities.

Every IBMer, and potential ones like yourself, has a voice, carves their own path, and uses their expertise to help co-create and add to our story. Together, we have the power to make meaningful change – to alter the fabric of our clients, of society and IBM itself, to create a truly positive impact and make the world work better for everyone.

It’s time to define your career.

About IBM

IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.

Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we’re also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business.

At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it’s time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.

Location Statement

Supplemental 1 employees may be eligible for paid holidays, paid sick time and Employee Stock Purchase Plan.

We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

Being You @ IBM

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, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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