• Skills
  • Responsibilities
  • Support & Guidance
  • Culture
  • Your Impressions

Role Description

I will be in support of the CP/T&T and Retail enterprise teams. The primary role will be sales operational reporting assistance with cadence and forecasting processes. I will have access and roles connected with Medallia NPS, the organisation of team events, assisting in customer presentations and their organisation. I will be responsible for Atlas, pipeline reporting, and assisting in road mapping opportunities. I will also support CP/T&T and Retail enterprise leaders in the preparation and production of reporting at the sector level.


  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • Operational Support to Client Executives with the CRM tools and client-specific tasks.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • Technical: I have developed PowerPoint and Excel skills, as well as VBA. Soft skills: Confidence, collaboration, team working

  • How would you rate the training provided during your experience?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate your development of industry-specific skills during the experience?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate your development of personal / soft skills during the experience?
  • 4/5

  • Please rate how these skills have helped you in your career development
  • 4/5


  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • Somewhere in the middle

  • Please rate how meaningful the work you were doing was
  • 4/5

    Support & Guidance

  • 4. How much support and guidance did you receive during your placement / internship?
  • Everyone was happy to help

  • How would you rate the support and guidance from your line manager?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the support and guidance from the wider team?
  • 4/5


  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • Friendly

  • How would you rate the inclusiveness of the culture?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate the social opportunities?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate the diversity initiatives?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate the charity, sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives?
  • 4/5

    Your Impressions

  • 6. To what extent did you enjoy your placement / internship?
  • I really enjoyed it, however, the COVID and restructuring of the company brought in a lot of uncertainty and made me sit without tasks for a while.

  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on your placement / internship
  • 4/5

  • Please rate how your experience met your expectations
  • 4/5

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at IBM
  • 4/5

  • 7. Would you recommend IBM to a friend?
  • Yes

  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to IBM
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Placement Year (10 Months+)

Business Analytics

15th July 2021

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