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Strategic Consultant Intern

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Former Intern - Consulting Intern in Brussels (Belgium)
Former Intern - Consulting Intern in Brussels (Belgium)

I worked at IBM as an intern (More than a year)

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Good reputation of the company Adequate salary for interns (for foreigners only) Positive learning experience Availability of endless resources Very flexible daily working hours, you never exceed the 7,5 hours a day that you guarantee in the contract!

Cons

From the first day you arrive, you realize that IBM doesn't care of making you feel part of the whole team. There is no integration for interns, there is no program built around you and, moreover, there is no chance you will be hired at the end of your contract. Interns are merely a cheap labour resource for the company with an extremely high turnover. Interns don't receive any help from HR in terms of support for job finding at the end of the contract or relocation to other IBM offices. The only way of communication with the HR is through another HR intern, who is basically useless. The only way of being hired is through a Young Graduate Program but you must have strong recommendations in order to be hired. Meritocracy is sometimes an unknown concept.

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  1. Good Company to work for

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    Former Employee - Advisory Software Engineer in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Former Employee - Advisory Software Engineer in Calgary, AB (Canada)

    I worked at IBM full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Plenty of learning experiences if you are willing to learn

    Cons

    low salary and insufficent benefits does not adequately compare to local industry


  2. Great place to work and get the success in Life

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    Former Employee - Systems Engineer in Bangalore (India)
    Former Employee - Systems Engineer in Bangalore (India)

    I worked at IBM full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    1) I believe IBM is one of the best employer in IT industry. 2) Work with IT giant. 3) cross culture. 4) Flexibility at work 5) Lots of technology to learn, which is good. Lots of bureaucracy in the company.”

    Cons

    lack of appreciation for the hard work you have done. not a pay master when compared to other companies.

    Advice to Management

    have to communicate better with your immediate employees , provide opportunities for the employees to innovate. and appreciate whenever they do so


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