Smarter people for a smarter planet
At IBM, we continually have the opportunity to change the way the world works. A smarter planet does not just build itself—it takes the collaboration of smart and diverse people. That is where you come in.
IBM’s consulting business is looking for bright and inspired graduates to join Consulting by Degrees, our world-class leadership and development program. We provide you with the tailored mentoring, education, and practical experience you need to grow your potential and accelerate your career.
Designed by experts to help new consultants become tomorrow's leaders, Consulting by Degrees gives you the opportunity to:
Personalized career planning and mentoring guide you as you develop your leadership and consulting skills. The path below shows how your learning and development leads to opportunities for career advancement.
We have opportunities around the world, so if this sounds like a great way to launch your career, check our current list of opportunities and apply online. If we believe you are a good fit for IBM, we will contact you.
Spotlight: Entry-level consultants make an impact
Consulting by Degrees was first built and piloted in the United States and is now global in over 40 countries. Read what some of our program participants are saying, and watch these videos to hear about the program.
This is Consulting by Degrees
Created by Consulting by Degrees program participants, IBMers share their thoughts on the program, including both program participants and program leadership.
New Voices for the Path Forward
Using mobile devices and a new, novel collaborative video production process, millennial generation IBMers in the Consulting by Degrees program share their perspective on the path forward for IBM's consulting organization, Global Business Services.
Smart people to take IBM to the next level
Eric graduated from Duke University and joined Consulting by Degrees in the United States in August 2011. Eric is excited to be a part of the program and has worked to build his network both within Consulting by Degrees and the broader IBM community. Eric has the opportunity to work in many areas including energy and utilities, an industry of personal interest.
“The Consulting by Degrees program is giving me broad as well as deep experience in consulting. I am genuinely impressed by how willing more experienced IBMers are to help me learn new skills and develop my career. I feel that I align with IBM on a very fundamental level, so it is meaningful to me to work here.”
Deanne, a graduate of the University of Sydney, joined Consulting by Degrees in Sydney, Australia. Since January 2011, she has worked on projects with Australia’s Department of Defense and in the education industry as an UI/UX Designer and Business Analyst. Here is what she has to say about her experience:
“Consulting by Degrees offers training opportunities every quarter, with different topics aimed at enhancing your consulting skills. You are continually growing as a graduate, and you are given the appropriate support. You make lots of friends as a graduate at events and activities organized outside work hours to help network. I am looking forward to a challenging career, meeting new people, traveling to new cities and experiencing a variety of roles that IBM can offer. ”