Summit Intern Program

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Those who earn the IBM Summit Intern badge have successfully completed a sales internship with a final evaluation rating of Outstanding, Above Average, or Acceptable. This badge is available to IBM employees only.

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Summit Intern Program

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Professional Experience

Execute a detailed work plan developed by the host manager that describes the key activities and projects that the intern will complete as well as the client-facing meetings in which the intern will participate.

Presenter

Complete a team deliverable built around IBM's client value method. Interns will be required to demonstrate new skills each week and will receive a deliverable evaluation at the end of the internship that describes how well they performed on such dimensions as communication skills, effective questioning techniques, and technical acumen. Each team will also make a final presentation based on the...

Assessment

Intern will receive a mid-term evaluation with inputs from the intern's host, Summit manager, hub leader, and others familiar with the intern's work.

Assessment

Intern will participate in regular checkpoints with a Summit manager to receive coaching/mentoring and to review journal entries that they are expected to maintain.

Other

The following is specific to US or Canada:

Presenter

US: Each intern will receive an in-depth final performance evaluation that summarizes the intern's performance against key recruiting metrics.

Assessment

Canada: An in-depth Intern Challenge that includes a written proposal and orals presentation on an innovative IBM solution. The presentation is made to the Executive Sales Leadership panel and Summit manager.

Volunteer

For questions about this badge, please contact US: Garland Hamic/Dallas/IBM, Canada: Birgit Siegel Allison/Markham/IBM

Summit Intern Program

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