11 May 2016

Internship IBM Leading to Africa internship program – Systems

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Leading to Africa internship program – Systems


Job Description

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,  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

The ideal intern must:
* Currently studying in a US university and graduating in 2017
* Demonstrate a passion for technology
* Have 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 (general business, marketing, management, etc)
* Be able to independently travel to local IBM clients and meetings.

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Required Technical and Professional Expertise

* Basic Knowledge in Computer Science.
* Basic Knowledge with Linux or UNIX Environments

Preferred Technical and Professional Experience

At least 1 year experience in a Linux and/or UNIX environment and at least 1 year experience in programming ability in C/C+, Python

Eligibility Requirements

Candidate must be in the last year of a Bachelor’s or Master’s program attending a U.S. University.

Required Education

High School Diploma/GED

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Travel Required

Up to 25% or 2 days a week (home on weekends- based on project requirements)

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Is this role a commissionable/sales incentive based position?



Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria

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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.

Job Categories: Job Vacancies in Nigeria. Job Types: Internship. Job expires in Endless.

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