Student Intern Profile

Name: Samuel Roux
Country: France & U.S.A.
Major: International Business
Internship at: IBM Japan
Duration: Summer 2015
Note: Semester Abroad

Samuel's Daily Schedule

Time Activity
8:30-9:00 Arrive early at the office to give myself time to prepare for the day. Respond to my e-mails and take note of my schedule for the day.
9:00-10:00 Work on the projects that were previously assigned to me. I work with two different teams: a strategic planning team composed of IBM executives, and a team composed of all the interns, focusing on internal events and administration
10:00-12:00 Meeting and/or continue working on my projects.
12:00-13:00 Lunch with other interns or other IBM staff teams.
13:00-14:00 Either continue working on my projects or go to another meeting.
14:00-16:30 Long meeting with my strategic-planning team
16:30-17:35 Take a fifteen-minute break during which I grab a coffee and a snack. Then, continue researching and building presentations for projects

 

Interview with Samuel's Internship Sponsor

My expectation for the students is that they contribute to the business. They are working on critical business projects. The goal is that they have something to take with them when they leave to put in their portfolio.

Catherine Solazzo, Director, Marketing, Performance Marketing, IBM Japan

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