Uncover and transform insights into creative experiences that matter to your customers. Make every touchpoint an opportunity to engage. As a Corporate Communications Practitioner at IBM, you will create stories that cut through noise and have an impact on your audience. IBM is trailblazing the Agile approach in all functions, allowing you to work with speed, adaptability and creativity to uncover insights and deliver experiences that matter to your customers.
Your Role and Responsibilities
START AND END DATES FOR THIS INTERNSHIP ARE DURING THE SUMMER 2021 (3 months)
At IBM, we’re inventors, problem solvers, designers, developers, data scientists, researchers, writers, technology experts and consultants who put “Smart to Work” for our clients. IBM Corporate Communications is seeking individuals to join our exceptional team in New York City. You will work on a mix of team-based and individual projects focused on communications planning, media relations, employee communications, storytelling, digital media, social business, and more. Along the way, you will meet a wide range of IBM and industry leaders and learn about the endless opportunities that exist in our company and industry, build your Communications capabilities, and develop a strong community with other interns and IBMers.
At the end of the Summer, you’ll have the opportunity to showcase your final outcomes to a large audience of leaders and practitioners across the organization. This is a highly visible intern program with leadership exposure and mentorship throughout the summer. If you enjoy working in a highly collaborative, inclusive culture with a supportive team and unlimited growth potential, IBM is where you want to be.
What you’ll do:
Build communications plans to promote IBM’s relevancy in conversations around social and technological change
Help develop and write stories around client use cases, technology products and industry trends
Develop assets that support storytelling to internal and external audiences
Interview employees and other stakeholders for storytelling content
Track coverage and metrics to show impact and results
Provide support at internal and external events
Work with peers and senior leaders to develop and present projects
Positions are primarily based in New York, NY
To learn more about our Marketing & Communications Internship program, please click on this link. https://careers.ibm.com/page/show/marketinginternship
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
- Currently Enrolled in an accredited University
- Available for an internship in Summer 2021
- Rising college Senior for 2021-2022 school year
- English: Fluent
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
- Strong writing skills and verbal communications skills
- Excellent project management and organizational skills
- Familiarity with video production, digital publishing platforms and workplace tools such as Excel and Powerpoint.
- Demonstrated interest in social media and familiarity with key social platforms
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.
Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?
Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.
Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.
IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.
IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.
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, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.