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Your Role and Responsibilities
With over 15 years of existence, the IBM Global Financing (IGF) Leadership Development Program has a proven track record for leadership development which provides candidates with the broadest exposure to the disciplines that make up IGF.
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Your Role and Responsibilities
During your internship in the IBM Global Financing (IGF) Leadership Development Program (LDP) you will gain an understanding of IBM sales practices and learn about IBM’s products in order to help develop financing business solutions for our clients. You will have the opportunity to work on special projects that will provide you with senior executive exposure and a strong foundation to jumpstart your career in financial services. This will also position you well for an opportunity to compete for a full time position in the LDP program in the following year.
Applicants should be considering a career in sales and have a real passion for interacting with clients to help them solve business problems through the application of technology and providing financing to optimize their cash flow. Ideal candidates are motivated to lead, are self-starters with a passion for learning, and are team-players who possess the ability to grasp concepts quickly and apply that knowledge to complex situations.
Leadership Development Program Intern applicants for the IGF internship program should:
- Demonstrate a real passion for sales
- Have a capacity to grasp and communicate technical details
- Have customer sales/service experience
- Be a self-starter and have proven leadership experience
- Possess people and teaming skills
- Possess research and analytical skills
- Demonstrate strong written, oral, and interpersonal skills
- Be able to independently travel to local IBM clients and meetings
This is a summer 2021 position in the New York area and applicants should be first year graduate students pursuing a master’s degree in the areas of Business, Finance, Economics, Communications, International Relations, or similar disciplines.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
- Registered student at an accredited college or university working towards an MBA
- Bachelor’s degree in Business, Communications, International Relations, or similar disciplines
- English: Fluent
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
- Business, Finance, Economics… Communications, International Relations, or similar disciplines
- Basic Knowledge in Financial Sales to the Preferred Technical and Professional Experience.
About Business Unit
IBM Global Financing (IGF), the lending and leasing division of IBM, is a worldwide leader in information technology financing that provides financial service excellence, to accelerate value from technology and help our clients achieve the next best thing. IGF provides funding to more than 125,000 customers in more than 40 countries, enabling our customers to buy or lease hardware, software, and services not only from IBM, but from any technology vendor. Some institutions finance purchases. We finance possibilities.
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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.
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