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


  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • - Onboarding new hires in my business unit and running their induction days - Offboarding employees in my business unit - Scheduling and coordinating dealboard calls - Updating communication distribution lists - Managing employee utilisation change requests - Approving manager flag requests - Approving employee transfer requests - Actioning Automated Security Response requests - Various Ad Hoc admin activities


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • Presentation Communication Excel Time Management Stress Management Email Etiquette

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

  • 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?
  • 5/5

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


  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • Yes, given moderately high levels of responsibility with sensitive data and handling large value requests.

  • 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?
  • Plenty, lots people on had to give guidance and support. Can reach out to pretty much everyone.

  • 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?
  • 5/5


  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • Very diverse and welcoming to all. Very intern centric with lots of events. Plenty of different events to target groups or special interests as well as to connect.

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

  • 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 did enjoy it quite well, it was somewhat hindered by the pandemic lockdown as to be expected. I would reccommend IBM to other students.

  • 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
  • 5/5

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

  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to IBM
  • Be curious and have a can do positive atttiude. They focus mainly on willingness to learn and passion for technology.

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Placement Year (10 Months+)


Central London and City

10th August 2021

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