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IBM Design Operations Intern: Summer 2022 (CIO) in New York, New York


Thomas J. Watson said it best: 'Good design is good business.' Visualization is critical to discovering data-driven insights and effectively communicating that knowledge to others. Designers at IBM work to create experiences that work together, work the same, and work for our clients. Does the thought of creating the platform at the heart of solutions like Watson, Blockchain, IoT, and Security excite you? If so, read on!

Your Role and Responsibilities

Start dates for this internship position are during Summer 2022 (3 months). You must be actively enrolled in an undergraduate degree-seeking program throughout the internship term in order to qualify.

IBM CIO (Chief Information Office) Organization is looking for innovative talent who bring fresh new ideas to create a productive environment for all IBMers across the globe. Our mission is to provide the best work experience in a digital workplace to all IBM employees and consequently, positively impact on the way IBM delivers what our clients need.

Are you interested in working in an innovative and collaborative environment? If so, this is your chance to work in the first IBM area to become agile and to create meaningful solutions that impact our technology and business transformation for a new business era!

We are looking for an Undergraduate Design Operations Intern to join our team late May - mid August 2022.

Design Operations Interns at IBM help to remove friction from our design teams by bringing about operational process efficiencies and improvements. As a Design Operations Intern, you will work closely with Program Managers, stakeholders, talented designers, and others in a multidisciplinary team to design programs to support our team. Design Operations Interns may be responsible for various tasks associated with designer support and productivity, including allocation and staffing, software procurement, tool admin and security, workflow improvement, and metrics.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Metrics analysis to identify trends and drive meaningful improvement

  • Establish strong team partnerships

  • Assist with on-going team assignments

  • Plan and execute key Agile ceremonies

  • Help others to be engaged and perform at their best

Candidates must be pursuing an undergraduate degree throughout the internship term, preferably in Design Management, User Experience Design, Organizational Development, or a related field.

This is an office-based position in New York, NY.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Experience with Design Thinking and Agile ceremonies and practices and/or Project Management

  • Experiencing in communicating findings in a clear, concise manner to key stakeholders, using various channels and artifacts as appropriate

  • Basic knowledge or experience in design or other creative endeavors such as photography, drawing, technology, etc.

  • Proficiency using project management tools, metrics tracking and reporting, and communication tools

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Basic knowledge or experience in research and reporting

  • Experience in supporting and planning work across teams

  • Knowledge of design workflows and processes

About Business UnitThe IBM Finance organization is responsible for driving enterprise performance and transformation. We are the financial stewards of IBM, delivering IBM's financial strategy, developing new business models, and mitigating enterprise risk. Do you have a passion for creating business value? Join our team in accounting, financial planning, pricing, business controls, tax, treasury, business development (acquisitions & divestitures), and global financing.

Your Life @ IBMAre you craving to learn more? Prepared to solve some of the world's most unique challenges? And ready to shape the future for millions of people? If so, then it's time to join us, express your individuality, unleash your curiosity and discover new possibilities.

Every IBMer, and potential ones like yourself, has a voice, carves their own path, and uses their expertise to help co-create and add to our story. Together, we have the power to make meaningful change - to alter the fabric of our clients, of society and IBM itself, to create a truly positive impact and make the world work better for everyone.

It's time to define your career.

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 StatementSupplemental 1 employees may be eligible for paid holidays, paid sick time and Employee Stock Purchase Plan.

This position is eligible for participation in an IBM sales incentive plan. Actual incentive opportunity will be based on performance and the eligible Target Incentive, as addressed in the applicable plan, all of which is subject to change.

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.

We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

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