Business Transformation Consultant Intern Public Sector

Company: IBM
Location: Washington , Washington DC, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 04.DEC.2018

Summary

**Job Description** We live in a moment of remarkable change and opportunity. The convergence of data and technology is transforming indust...

Description

**Job Description**

We live in a moment of remarkable change and opportunity. The convergence of data and technology is transforming industries, society and professions. Some of these professions did not even exist before data, cloud, social and mobile. IBM Global Business Services is part of this transformation and just the place to define your career within business consulting. Join us as we make the most of these exciting times and discover what you can make of this moment.

**What will you make with IBM?**

At IBM Global Business Services Public Service Sector, we serve federal, state and local government clients, and education clients through our Digital Strategy & iX, Cognitive Process Transformation and Cloud Application Innovation growth platforms. Through cutting edge service offerings, we deliver real business value by:

+ Bringing together the world?s largest consulting practice with industry-leading research capability.

+ Enriching Public Service Sector consulting with advanced research, analytics and technology.

+ Teaming on all phases of engagement to plan, build, and implement advanced business solutions.

+ Establishing new, flexible and iterative approaches that only IBM can offer through our unique combination of skills, experience and capabilities.

+ Leveraging the proven roadmaps and frameworks we have developed across our global business in 18 industries.

+ Providing our clients with an integrated approach to business design and execution, turning strategies into actions.

These strengths applied to business issues and opportunities give our clients not only the ability to anticipate change, but also take advantage of new possibilities.

**What will an IBM Business Transformation Consultant Internship offer to you?**

+ Client interaction with challenging responsibilities

+ Collaboration with smart people in a dynamic team environment

+ Mentorship and exceptional on the job training

+ Ongoing learning and development opportunities

+ Potential full-time entry-level consultant opportunities

You will contribute right away to top-tier clients in collaboration with innovative people in a dynamic team environment. You will work on projects that help clients integrate strategy, process, technology, and information to increase effectiveness, reduce costs, promote accountability, and optimize performance. You can take advantage of opportunities to master new skills, work across different disciplines and move into new challenges.

Interns also have an opportunity to learn more about our Early Professional Consulting Program **-** our world-class leadership and development program designed to provide entry-level consultants the full-spectrum of structured training, development and practical experience necessary to successfully launch and accelerate their career.

**What does the Business Transformation Consultant Intern role entail?**

You will work at the intersection of technology and traditional business transformation to help your clients transform. Business transformation consultants develop an understanding of client processes, goals and objectives to define both the future state and the path to get there. You will help your clients understand digital and cognitive technologies and the impact that the technologies can have on traditional business processes. Our business transformation consultants work on projects spanning Supply Chain Management, Internet of Things, Talent & Engagement, Customer Experience & Design, Digital Strategy, Enterprise Applications, Program Management, Finance, Blockchain and Cognitive/Robotic Process Automation.

**What do we look for in a successful Consulting Intern?**

We are looking for students that can demonstrate the following traits:

+ An interest in government and how digital technology can impact and transform day to day processes

+ Analytical ability to be create innovative solutions, informed by data, and a passion for implementing the change needed to ensure successful solutions

+ Strong problem-solving skills and the desire to constantly learn and grow

+ Team oriented mentality, but can also complete work independently as needed

+ Strong communication skills with the ability to communicate and present information clearly and concisely to clients and teammates

+ A track record of leadership, flexibility and proactivity

+ We are looking for students who are thorough and analytical, with the capability to apply logic and creativity to solve complex problems. In addition, an ability to research to understand our clients and their industries is critical to success.

**Required Qualifications**

+ Currently pursuing a Bachelor?s degree with a graduation date of December 2019 - May 2020

+ Most projects are local to the D.C. Metro Area, however willingness and ability to travel as required by the project

+ Relocation to the Washington DC metropolitan area for the summer

+ U.S. citizenship

+ Ability to obtain a security clearance, if needed

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ GPA above a 3.2 is strongly preferred

+ **Preferred Degree/Majors** : Finance, Human Resources, Management, Business Administration, Management Information Systems, Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Business Information Technology, and Supply Chain Management.

**Additional information**

Interns hired into Public Sector must be US Citizens, have the ability to obtain a security clearance, and be local or willing to relocate to the Washington, DC Metro area. While most projects are local to the DC Metro area, you must be willing to travel if needed. Additional work locations may be available on a project-by-project basis.

**Required Technical and Professional Expertise**

Currently pursuing a Bachelor?s degree with a graduation date of December 20189 - May 2020

**Preferred Tech and Prof Experience**

None

**EO Statement**

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

 
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