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IBM Technology Sales Intern (Data & AI) - Auckland in Auckland, New Zealand


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

Your Role and Responsibilities

IBM New Zealand is looking for an innovative and enthusiastic young professional for our Data & AI Sales internship. The selected candidate will work in a team environment for a period of 6 months.

As a Sales Intern, you will work with our sales team advising prospective clients on the benefits of IBM's solutions. In this role, you'll grow skills to become a subject matter expert and collaborate with colleagues across the wider Sales team to advise and support client engagements throughout the sales process. Curiosity and a constant quest for knowledge serve as the foundation to success at IBM.

Responsibilities of this role include:

  • Share knowledge within IBM and become internal ambassadors for Data Analytics and AI solutions adoption

  • Support IBM teams in Analytics, Data Science and AI projects

  • Work closely with and compile reports and presentations for senior executives and professionals

Skills/Knowledge Preferred:

  • Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Word (intermediate skills favourable)

  • A proven interest in the IT/Technology industry (specifically Data & AI)

  • Strong written & oral communication skills

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Ability to work with people at a senior level & build business relationships

  • Capability to work in a global, multicultural, and diverse environment

  • Highly organised, with a strong attention to detail

Duration: 6 months, full-time based in our Auckland office

Study backgrounds: All degrees welcomed

To be eligible to apply:

Intern applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Have New Zealand citizenship, New Zealand Permanent Residency or Unrestricted Working Rights (Visa)

  • You will be enrolled in a tertiary degree at University in New Zealand - for the duration of the internship program

  • Have no more than 2 years relevant work experience


We believe true innovation is driven by diversity, so in order to uphold our reputation as an industry-leading enterprise, we rely on people from different backgrounds, different perspectives and different attitudes. So come on board and join us as we enter a new era for our industry - and our planet.

To apply:

Upload your CV, academic transcript and your Right to Work document (passport or citizenship/birth certificate and photo identification).

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

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Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

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About Business UnitIBM has a global presence, operating in more than 175 countries with a broad-based geographic distribution of revenue. The company's Global Markets organization is a strategic sales business unit that manages IBM's global footprint, working closely with dedicated country-based operating units to serve clients locally. These country teams have client relationship managers who lead integrated teams of consultants, solution specialists and delivery professionals to enable clients' growth and innovation. By complementing local expertise with global experience and digital capabilities, IBM builds deep and broad-based client relationships. This local management focus fosters speed in supporting clients, addressing new markets and making investments in emerging opportunities. Additionally, the Global Markets organization serves clients with expertise in their industry as well as through the products and services that IBM and partners supply. IBM is also expanding its reach to new and existing clients through digital marketplaces.

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  • In 1911 the nearly formed Computing-Tabulating-Record Company (later renamed IBM), included Black and female employees from its founding.

  • In 1914 IBM hired its first employee with a Disability.

  • In 1939 IBM wrote its first Equal Opportunity Policy, 30 years before the US passed the Equal Pay Act.

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