Senior Solution Sales Intern - IBM Summit Summer 2021

  • Location
    (Multiple Locations) Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
  • Experience
  • Posted
    Oct 16

Position description

The IBM Global Markets team is seeking highly talented graduate level students with a real passion for technology and sales to fill Senior Solution Sales Internship roles. 

As part of IBM’s sales team, you will have the opportunity to work with clients as they transform organizations and entire industries. We’re motivated by more than just selling solutions. We want our clients to succeed. IBMers can access our entire organization to develop creative ideas that help clients build the world they envision. 

This is a summer 2021 position. Applicants should be graduate students pursuing a master’s degree in the areas of Business, Communications, International Relations, or similar disciplines. Intern positions are located in major cities across the US.

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.

Your Role and Responsibilities
IBM solves the world’s problems. Be a part of the solution!

You will assist in the delivery of industry centric technology solutions to clients of all sizes and markets. During your internship, you will work directly with sales professionals on client opportunities and contribute to the day-to-day sales operations of the team. Interns will gain an understanding of IBM sales practices as well as knowledge about IBM's products in order to help develop business solutions. You will have the opportunity to shadow sales representatives on client engagements and network throughout all levels of the robust IBM organization, which will enable you to form contacts and gain insights on future opportunities within IBM. You may work with any of the following: Analytics, Blockchain, Cognitive/Artificial Intelligence, Hybrid Cloud, Cyber Security, Hardware, Internet of Things or Technology Services.

Applicants should be considering a career in sales and have a real passion for interacting with clients to help them solve business problems through the application of technology. They should have proven business insight and a desire to learn about leading sales initiatives and how to close business deals. In addition, they should also enjoy daily interaction and teaming with other high performing IBM teammates. 

Senior Solution Sales Intern applicants should: 

  • Demonstrate a real passion for sales 
  • Have a capacity to grasp and communicate technical details
  • Have customer sales/service experience
  • Be a self-starter and have proven leadership experience
  • Possess people and teaming skills
  • Possess research and analytical skills
  • Demonstrate strong written, oral, and interpersonal skills
  • Be able to independently travel to local IBM clients and meetings


  • Registered full-time university student 
  • Registered student at an accredited college or university working toward a degree
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Communications, International Relations, or similar disciplines 
  • English: Fluent

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Business, Communications, International Relations, or similar disciplines

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