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Everyday, the world becomes exponentially more interconnected, digitized and data-aware. The world is getting smarter, triggering unprecedented change. Yesterday’s models no longer equip organizations to capitalize on this change.
At IBM Global Business Services (GBS) we partner with our clients to deliver real business value by:
What will you do as an IBM GBS Consultant?
As an entry-level consultant, you’ll have the opportunity to join Consulting by Degrees — our world-class leadership and development program designed to provide the full-spectrum of structured training, development, and practical experience necessary to successfully launch and accelerate your career.
What do we look for in a successful Consultant at IBM?
Our 2015 Consulting by Degrees Job Posting is now open for applications!
We look for:
And, we prefer:
Masters Programs are accepted – MBA will NOT be considered for this role we have a posting on our corporate website dedicated for MBA campus hiring
To learn more about what we look for in a successful consultant, download our
If GBS is coming to your campus, check with your university Career Services Office to find out when we'll be visiting. Meet us at university-sponsored career fairs and attend our IBM information sessions. If you would like to be considered for interviews while we're there, you'll need to complete the step below:
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We'll carefully review your submission and determine if there's a match between your interests, skills, experiences to our current consulting opportunity. If a match is found, we will contact you directly. If no current match is found, we thank you for your application and we encourage you to check back to see what new opportunities come available.
Get to know more about us
Millennial generation IBMers and Consulting by Degree consultants, share their perspective on the path forward for IBM's consulting organization, Global Business Services
Hear directly from our Consultants
"Every day of my two years in the Consulting by Degrees program was filled with exciting challenges and new learning opportunities. A chance to work with some of the most brilliant minds from around the world in a variety of industries and environments not only made me a better professional, but also a better person. My journey through the program exposed me to world driven by Analytics and Big Data, opening my eyes to a thrilling career path I may not have pursued otherwise. The people, the memories, and the challenges are the elements that make the Consulting by Degrees program so special – and why I am so thankful to have been a part of it"
- Danny, Strategy & Transformation Consultant
"IBM's Consulting by Degrees program allowed me to use everything I learned at school from finance to operations. As a member of the SAP Practice, I have had unparalleled exposure to senior practice members right out of school, and the pleasure to work closely with an exceptional team of both recent graduates and experienced professionals on a daily basis."
- James, Package Solution SAP Consultant
"Graduating from the CbD program is an accomplishment any young professional should strive for. The abundance of experiences, clients, and roles I encountered prepared me for the senior position I attained at IBM. There is no other program that will mentally prepare you for the reality of consulting, like CbD."
- Liana, Strategy & Transformation Senior Consultant
"World-class Program - Working with the Best of the Best - Inspired by Transformational Leaders - Challenging and Intriguing Engagements - Leadership Opportunities - Endless Pathways ...Why not? As a graduate of the Consulting by Degrees Program, I never imagined the array of opportunities I could have from working in Colombia, to leading a client team, to independently running a three week support program on one of Canada's military bases."
- Melanie, Strategy & Transformation Consultant
"The meaningful work that the CbD program affords its entry-level consultants, complemented by the strong executive support for the program, has resulted in a powerful jump start to my career. The program offers unique client engagements to new graduates from nearly all academic backgrounds. Join the team to work alongside industry leaders and mature as a professional!"
- Nadim, User Experience Consultant – IBM Interactive
"The CbD program is more than just an entry-level job, it's a launch pad to your career! It's an opportunity to grow and shape your skills in a supportive, innovative and forward thinking environment. Over the course of my first 8 months in the program, I could visibly see how my contributions added to the success of my team and project as a whole."
- Gillian, Strategy & Transformation Consultant