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IBM Senior Brand Sales Specialist Intern - IBM Summit Summer 2022 in New York, New York


The IBM Global Markets team is seeking highly talented graduate level students to fill consultative, client-focused, relationship sales roles.

At IBM, we're motivated by more than just selling solutions. We want our clients to succeed. Our clients have the future in mind and your job is to help them get there. As part of IBM's sales team, you will work with clients as they transform organizations and entire industries. As an IBMer, you will have access to the entire organization to develop creative ideas that help clients build the world they envision.

This is a summer 2022 position. Applicants should be graduate students pursuing a Master's degree in Business (MBA) and have an undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Data Science, Engineering, Information Systems, or similar disciplines. Intern positions are in major cities across the US.

Your Role and Responsibilities

IBM solves the world's problems. Be a part of the solution!

You will actively:

  • Work directly with sales professionals on client opportunities and contribute to the day-to-day sales operations of the team

  • Shadow sales representatives for insight on the responsibilities of the profession

  • Prospect for new business, including proactive outreach to new prospects to generate interest in IBM offerings

  • Help clients of all sizes and markets grow their businesses by solving strategic and tactical business problems with IBM's proven Artificial Intelligence, Cloud and hardware technology solutions

  • Demonstrate consultative sales techniques, technology solution knowledge and industry expertise to influence client decisions.

  • Develop and execute long-term consultative sales strategies to grow current clients and generate new business opportunities

  • Grow skills and knowledge in consultative sales, technical solutions, and industry applications to demonstrate IBM's thought leadership during client engagements

This position requires a real passion for client success, sales achievement, and daily collaboration with clients and other IBM teammates. You may work with any of the following: Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Cloud, Internet of Things, Security or Systems Hardware.

Summit opportunities are available in one of 7 metro regions: Atlanta GA, Boston MA, Chicago IL, Dallas TX, New York NY, San Francisco CA, and Washington DC.

Training may require up to 10% travel.

Senior Brand Sales Specialist Interns have a passion for sales and are successful in the following:

  • Aptitude to learn and use innovative selling technologies (e.g., analytics, social media) to network, engage clients, identify new business opportunities, and translate business requirements into technology solutions

  • Attraction for working with clients via social engagement tools/interactions

  • Confident to engage new customers and deliver an elevated experience

  • Be a self-starter and have proven leadership experience

  • Capacity to grasp and communicate technical details

  • Research and analytical skills

  • Professional verbal, written, and interpersonal skills

  • Have customer sales/service experience

  • Team collaboration

  • Be able to independently travel to local IBM clients and meetings

If you would like additional information about the Summit Program, please visit:


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Registered full-time university graduate student

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Data Science, Engineering, Information Systems, or similar disciplines

  • Prior work experience in a client sales role (3+ years)

  • English: Fluent

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Master's degree in Business (MBA) or similar disciplines

About Business UnitIBM has a global presence, operating in more than 175 countries with a broad-based geographic distribution of revenue. The company's Global Markets organization is a strategic sales business unit that manages IBM's global footprint, working closely with dedicated country-based operating units to serve clients locally. These country teams have client relationship managers who lead integrated teams of consultants, solution specialists and delivery professionals to enable clients' growth and innovation. By complementing local expertise with global experience and digital capabilities, IBM builds deep and broad-based client relationships. This local management focus fosters speed in supporting clients, addressing new markets and making investments in emerging opportunities. Additionally, the Global Markets organization serves clients with expertise in their industry as well as through the products and services that IBM and partners supply. IBM is also expanding its reach to new and existing clients through digital marketplaces.

This job requires you to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated prior to your start date, where legally permissible. Proof of vaccination status will be required. If you are unable to be vaccinated due to medical, pregnancy or religious reasons, we offer accommodations in accordance with applicable law.

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.

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.