Working at IBM - Placements and Other Exciting Opportunities

Ever wondered what it’s like to be on placement at a global firm?

  • Thu 8 Feb 18

    11:00 - 12:00

  • Colchester Campus


  • Event speaker

    IBM Placement Year Essex student

  • Event type

    Workshops, training and support
    Employer Presentations, Employability and Careers workshops

  • Contact details


Ever wondered what it’s like to be on a placement year at a global firm? Gedvidas comes back to campus to spill the beans.

Hear from an Essex student, Gedvidas, who is currently on his placement year at IBM. Ged will tell you all about the selection process, opportunities available during the placement, an account of his own experience at IBM and of course, your next steps.

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Working at IBM - Placements and Other Exciting Opportunities

"If you’re looking to take a year out as part of your degree or just looking for a summer placement, we genuinely believe you’ll find it hard to top one of our programmes. It’s much more than just getting a great name on your CV.

We offer 12-month University Placement opportunities in business, finance, human resources, information technology, marketing, software development and design. And an exciting 12-week Extreme Blue Summer Internship program where you’ll work on high profile projects for our clients.

Whichever you choose, you’ll gain the experience, skills and contacts you need to help us solve some of our client’s toughest challenges.

In return, we’ll give you everything you need to build the career you want, including fantastic support, training and development and a starting salary of £15k. But it’s up to you how it goes. You’ll be the one in charge, putting forward ideas, taking on responsibilities and making choices about how you get the job done."

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