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IBM Business Consultant University Placement Scheme - Start Summer 2024 in London, United Kingdom


At IBM, we know that transformation drives change, and it is in our DNA to continuously transform. Our Business Transformation Consultants help drive large scale change that spans IBM business units and geographies. As a part of this team, you will have the unique opportunity to be a part of driving IBM's ongoing transformation as a company that continuously innovates and leads the market.

Your Role and Responsibilities

Your roles & responsibilities:

As an IBM Business Consultant Intern, you will work with the latest technologies and collaborate with team members to create real impact for our clients and the greater world. You will have the opportunity to bring innovative ideas forward, put your transferable skills to work, and develop and learn new skills that will support your career growth. During your internship experience, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Work alongside a global community of 6000+ interns and meet other IBMers during networking events, special team events and career development activities

  • Grow your skills through a combination of education platforms, and receive career guidance from your manager, coach, and mentor to get everything you need to shape the start of your career

  • Learn about a client's industry, tackle new challenges, and learn about how their business and technology intersect

  • Participate on a consulting project or initiative and experience first-hand how we help transform our clients business

The recruitment process

  • Please only apply for 1 University Placement scheme

  • You must be an undergraduate and in your second year at university and be required to complete a year in industry as part of your degree.

Once you have applied the team will screen you application, you will follow the below steps, you need to meet the requirements of each staged to pass onto the next

  1. Application form - this will be emailed to you and you will have 2 days to complete and return

  2. Assessment centre. - held virtual and will last half a day

  3. Matching Process - this will be explained during the assessment centre.

Occasionally some of our emails can go into your spam folder so make sure you are regularly checking your emails for updates from us.

University Placements run from June/July/August/September 2024 for 12 months

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Undertaken two years at university, require a year in industry and will then return to university for the final year.

  • Require a third year in industry as part of your university course

  • Eligible to working in the UK for the whole placement (UK/Ireland passport/Student visa/Settled or Pre-settled status)

  • Enthusiastic - you don't need a specific degree background to apply but we do ask you have plenty of energy and passion for the area you are applying for!

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

None, please select 'No' from below.

About Business UnitOn an IBM University Placement, you will be working in an innovative, creative and exciting working environment. Our placement schemes span across all business units and there are so many opportunities for you to get involved in both inside and outside of your role. We encourage all our early professionals to take the opportunity to participate in networking, mentoring, learning and give back. You will also have two managers. A task manager who works with you on your role and an early professional manager who helps you get the most out of your placement and provides support along the way.

Your Life @ IBMIn a world where technology never stands still, we understand that, dedication to our clients success, innovation that matters, and trust and personal responsibility in all our relationships, lives in what we do as IBMers as we strive to be the catalyst that makes the world work better.

Being an IBMer means you'll be able to learn and develop yourself and your career, you'll be encouraged to be courageous and experiment everyday, all whilst having continuous trust and support in an environment where everyone can thrive whatever their personal or professional background.

Our IBMers are growth minded, always staying curious, open to feedback and learning new information and skills to constantly transform themselves and our company. They are trusted to provide on-going feedback to help other IBMers grow, as well as collaborate with colleagues keeping in mind a team focused approach to include different perspectives to drive exceptional outcomes for our customers. The courage our IBMers have to make critical decisions everyday is essential to IBM becoming the catalyst for progress, always embracing challenges with resources they have to hand, a can-do attitude and always striving for an outcome focused approach within everything that they do.

Are you ready to be an IBMer?

About IBMIBM'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 StatementIBM wants you to bring your whole self to work and for you this might mean the ability to work flexibly. If you are interested in a flexible working pattern, please talk to our recruitment team to find out if this is possible in the current working environment.

Being You @ IBMIBM 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, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, caste, genetics, pregnancy, disability, neurodivergence, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.