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My internship has provided opportunities to interact with management of one of America's largest organizations.

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Current Employee - Coop in Washington, DC (US)
Current Employee - Coop in Washington, DC (US)

I have been working at IBM as an intern (less than an year)

Pros

IBM has a spectacular team. Everyone you work with is incredible. The company has an incomparable track record of innovation. The work/life balance is better than I've ever seen elsewhere. A lot of work can be done remotely.

Cons

With remote working, many people do not come into the office. This means you don't get to experience the excitement of a busy office or the physical company of your colleagues. If you thrive off human interaction in the work environment this could be considered a con.

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    Stable, big and anonymous organization with fair compensation and global job opportunities

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    Former Employee - Consultant
    Former Employee - Consultant

    I worked at IBM as an intern

    Pros

    + Support for career-oriented employees
    + Variety of opportunities
    + reasonable salary
    + immediate, direct and honest feedback
    + access to a many knowledge resources
    + global-oriented

    Cons

    - Loose connection to other teams
    - Heavy-weight, partly very slow support processes,
    - Feeling of being anonymous
    - Requires adaption to IBM-way of doing business - limits creativity and entrepreneurial ideas

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    1) Encourage entrepreneurship within the company providing for more and stronger ownership
    2) Establish high-performer units and take the burden of bureaucracy from them, letting them focus on what they can do best: acquire business and carry out successful projects. The client will sincerely appreciate this. Thank you!

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    A good company for new graduate

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    Former Employee - Systems Service Representative in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Former Employee - Systems Service Representative in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)

    I worked at IBM full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Cooperative Environment
    Great Culture
    Plenty of development opportunities
    So much to learn in work

    Cons

    Average Salary
    Career largely depend on your boss

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    more incentives to productive empoyees

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    Positive Outlook
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