IBM 2024 Summer Intern: Sr Product Manager in Austin, Texas
Ready to re-imagine the product management role? At IBM, as an Offering Manager, you are responsible for the full lifecycle of an offering: from validating need to determining the business model and defining the solution requirements. Going beyond the traditional focus of timetables and budgets, you use your keen insights into what customers want in their own business plan - and work across disciplines to build the best solutions to a problem. If being the CEO of your offering excites you, consider an offering management career at IBM.
Your Role and Responsibilities
Start and end dates for this internship are during summer 2024 (3 months)
"May - August" or "June - September" for quarter system schools.
For those pursuing a Masters or Phd degree. IBM Product Management transforms how we take Products to market by first focusing on the needs of the client. We are looking for early-career, technically minded entrepreneurs for an intensive internship program with product teams who are solving complex problems in a fast-paced, changing world.
Our interns operate at the center of multidisciplinary teams which include design, engineering, sales, marketing, finance and legal. These product teams serve our clients' needs under ever-shifting circumstances and have passion for solving user problems with technology.
Interns in this program at IBM build deep and broad skills including market and competitive analysis, planning, and shepherding product development, driving adoption through marketing and digital engagement, and sensing how products are performing in the market.
You will work with experienced IBM product managers, designers and engineers who will challenge you and provide opportunities to accelerate your growth. You will build valuable experience and organizational eminence through mentors and opportunities to network across the business.
When considering applicants for this role, we look for education and background in a combination of areas such as business / data analytics, computer science, design thinking, engineering, entrepreneurship, go-to-market (GTM) strategy, market / user research, product management, product development, and technology commercialization.
We look for candidates who exhibit the aptitude and experience relevant to product management. We look for candidates with passion, grit, and curiosity.
IBM Product Managers deliver business results by bringing high-quality products to market by defining the strategy and execution plans while continuously innovating to achieve market leadership. Product Managers are experts at market and business analysis, product definition, product roadmap, pricing, ecosystem, channel strategy, strategic planning, competitive analysis, innovation, and leading cross-functional teams. They manage the product lifecycle from inception through growth, maturity, and end of life stages and define partnership and ecosystem strategy for product execution. Product Managers maximize internal and external relationships interfacing with design, product marketing, ecosystem partners, analysts, engineering, sales, and services teams to deliver a successful product with defined routes to market. They are experts in the field and are recognized as a credible voice in the market.
The positions are IBM US Office-based, including the below locations. Opportunities in these locations will vary based on demand. Limited opportunities available in our CA office.
San Jose, CA
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Must have basic knowledge in product management, product development, entrepreneurship, or other related work.
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
- At least 1 year of experience in product management, product development, entrepreneurship, design thinking, market research, go-to-market (GTM) strategy, business analytics, or other related work.
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Location StatementSupplemental 1 employees may be eligible for up to 8 paid holidays, minimum of 56 hours paid sick time and the IBM Employee Stock Purchase Plan. IBM offers paid family medical leave and disability benefits to eligible employees where required by applicable law.
The compensation range and benefits for this position are based on a full-time schedule for a full calendar year. The salary will vary depending on your job-related skills, experience and location. Pay increment and frequency of pay will be in accordance with employment classification and applicable laws. For part time roles, your compensation and benefits will be adjusted to reflect your hours. Benefits may be pro-rated for those who start working during the calendar year.
IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.
We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.
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