2024 Summer Intern: Sr Product Manager
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.
- English: Fluent
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.
About Business Unit
Your Life @ IBM
Being an IBMer means you’ll be able to learn and develop yourself and your career, you’ll be encouraged to be courageous and experiment everyday, all whilst having continuous trust and support in an environment where everyone can thrive whatever their personal or professional background.
Our IBMers are growth minded, always staying curious, open to feedback and learning new information and skills to constantly transform themselves and our company. They are trusted to provide on-going feedback to help other IBMers grow, as well as collaborate with colleagues keeping in mind a team focused approach to include different perspectives to drive exceptional outcomes for our customers. The courage our IBMers have to make critical decisions everyday is essential to IBM becoming the catalyst for progress, always embracing challenges with resources they have to hand, a can-do attitude and always striving for an outcome focused approach within everything that they do.
Are you ready to be an IBMer?
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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