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Intern Stakeholder Research, Branding and Communication

IBM

Introduction At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to

Introduction
At IBM, work is more than a job – it’s a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you’ve never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world’s most challenging problems? If so, let’s talk.

Our business is to support our clients in their journey to become data-driven by building data platforms and intelligent applications. IBM CIC Benelux is recruiting for an Intern Stakeholder Research, Branding and Communication in Groningen, the Netherlands.

Your Role and Responsibilities
As an Intern for an internal research project with the vision and ambition to shape future success, you will participate in all aspects of interviewing teams and individuals who are involved with Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Data Science projects. You will be responsible for analysing what the common characteristics and the pain points in communicating the value of using AI. You will use your knowledge and findings to create a communication framework which will enable us to create more awareness around Artificial Intelligence.

Part of the assignment will focus on creating a communication strategy to bring Artificial Intelligence closer to stakeholders. You will get a better understanding of AI, and you will be able to identify possible areas for the application of AI and making the use of AI more tangible to various groups.

Another part of the internship will focus on Branding and Communication Strategy. You will explore how a concise communication strategy around Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and sustainable practices can increase stakeholder engagement.

This assignment will focus on creating a communication strategy to translate global strategies around CSR activities and sustainable practices into a local approach. You will analyse if there are any intercultural aspects and accommodate them so that your recommendations could be applied to IBM CIC offices around Europe.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences or equivalent
  • Currently enrolled in an MA Communications degree or similar
  • Affinity with stakeholder management and creating communication strategies
  • Can-do attitude to problem solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • A keen interest and basic understanding of Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Interested in knowing how technology can be applied to solve business problems of clients and the willingness to implement these solutions
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English

About 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. IBM Services partners with the world’s leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

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