IntroductionAre you interested in cognitive systems and neural networks? Do you like solving complex real-world business problems and would like to be part of the global artificial intelligence and cognitive computing breakthrough? Are you interested in teaching Watson some Finnish or English?If the answer to all is yes - IBM is with no doubt the place to start your career!Your Role and ResponsibilitiesWe're now looking for a Business Transformation Consultant Trainee who has experience and/or relevant studies on one or multiple of the following areas:+ Natural Language Processing or Text Analytics+ Linguistics+ IBM Watson Assistant, IBM Watson Discovery or similar cognitive technologies (e.g. machine learning, chat bots or speech/image recognition)In this role, you will be part of a consulting team that is helping a client design and develop innovative conversational solutions based on IBM Watson technology. As part of the team, you will focus on creating new content and teaching the conversational solutions but the exact role and daily tasks will be tailored based on your skills and interests. This is a great opportunity for you to learn and kickoff your career. You will work together with and learn from our Senior Consultants to provide advisory to our clients. You will be able to integrate into the team and participate in different engagements throughout your trainee period.As a Trainee, you will be working under a part-time and temporary employment contract. The weekly working hours will be limited to 30, enabling you to write your thesis and finish your final courses at the university. The contract will be signed for a maximum of one year, but may be adjusted to fit the individual schedules. Start date could be in March-April.We are screening applications continuously and will fill the positions when suitable candidates are identified. Are you interested in joining? Apply now! In addition to your CV, please upload a transcript of your studies and a cover letter - we want to hear what YOU are interested in, what skills you wish to bring into this role and develop further. You are able to add multiple attachments by logging back in on Candidate Portal after submitting your application or attaching all documents as one pdf (CV). Complete applications will be screened first as we wish to fill these roles soon.We look forward to receiving your application!Required Technical and Professional Expertise+ Be a Master's Degree Student in some relevant field of studies in Linguistics, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mathematics, IT Management, Economics or similar with strong track record of academic success+ Have experience/relevant studies as described in "Your role and responsibilities"+ Thrive on collaboration, working side by side with people of all backgrounds, cultures and disciplines (customers and colleagues)+ Have exceptional quantitative analysis skills and ability to derive recommendations informed by data and insights+ Continuously interested to learn and develop yourself with a good technical and business aptitude+ Great in verbal and written communication (English and Finnish)Please upload to the application:* a CV including your spoken language skills* a transcript of your studies* a cover letter or profile summary highlighting your skills and ambitionsPreferred Technical and Professional Expertise+ Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently and meet deadlines, while maintaining focus in an environment with conflicting demands+ Ability to communicate complex situations clearly and simply by listening actively and conveying difficult messages in a positive manner+ A passion for innovative ideas, coupled with the ability to understand and assimilate different points of view+ Drive to overcome the most challenging or difficult obstacles and look for ways to improve results+ Initiative to actively seek new knowledge and improve skills+ Ability to translate requirements into a business caseAbout Business UnitIBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. 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