IT Learnership Intern Programme
September 24, 2023
- Sandton, Gauteng
Full Job Description
At IBM, work is more than a job – it’s a calling: To build. To design. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you’ve never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world’s most challenging problems? If so, lets talk
Your Role and Responsibilities
IBMSA B-BBEE Skills Development Learnership Intern Program serves as an entry point for young people into the ICT industry and workplace, broadening their further understanding of workplace practices. On successful completion of the programme, learners receive a recognised National Qualifications Framework (NQF) certification in Systems Development.
Our Interns are exposed to on-the-job training and exposure to the business environment, whereby giving them a competitive advantage over applicants with no experience.
The learning plan is designed to obtain theoretical knowledge and international badge certification, whilst also exploring emerging technologies. Our Learnership Programmes are registered with the MICT SETA. Learners have the privilege of being mentored and coached by extremely qualified employees during their workplace experience.
The training providers we use are industry leaders in the field of study. When you join the Learnership Programme you will become part of a 24 month programme with milestones and certifications including international certifications over this period; this will allow you maximum exposure to various technologies in order to assist you to make an informed career choice.
People with diverse abilities are continually enabled at IBM. We are inviting young visionaries with diverse abilities to join our team at IBM.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Matric / equivalent with Mathematics
Strong academic results
A passion for Information Technology
Passion for leveraging technology to create enterprise wide solutions
Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Problem-solving and decision-making abilities.
Deadline and results driven
Maintain a positive attitude and provide exemplary customer service
Ability to work independently and carry out assignments to completion
Ability to multi-task
Ability to take initiative and make decisions
Attention to detail
Understand and maintain confidentiality/integrity
Continuous learning – a curious mind and have willingness to learn
Teamwork and collaboration mindset.
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
About Business Unit
IBM has a global presence, operating in more than 175 countries with a broad-based geographic distribution of revenue. The company’s Technology 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 Technology organization serves clients with expertise in their industry as well as through the products and services that IBM and partners supply.
Your Life @ IBM
In a world where technology never stands still, we understand that, dedication to our clients success, innovation that matters, and trust and personal responsibility in all our relationships, lives in what we do as IBMers as we strive to be the catalyst that makes the world work better.
Being an IBMer means you’ll be able to learn and develop yourself and your career, you’ll be encouraged to be courageous and experiment everyday, all whilst having continuous trust and support in an environment where everyone can thrive whatever their personal or professional background.
Our IBMers are growth minded, always staying curious, open to feedback and learning new information and skills to constantly transform themselves and our company. They are trusted to provide on-going feedback to help other IBMers grow, as well as collaborate with colleagues keeping in mind a team focused approach to include different perspectives to drive exceptional outcomes for our customers. The courage our IBMers have to make critical decisions everyday is essential to IBM becoming the catalyst for progress, always embracing challenges with resources they have to hand, a can-do attitude and always striving for an outcome focused approach within everything that they do.
Are you ready to be an IBMer?
IBM’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.
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.
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, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, caste, genetics, pregnancy, disability, neurodivergence, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status. The Company’s approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process. As an Equal Opportunities employer, we actively encourage and welcome people with different abilities to apply.
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