Club 21 Business Partnership Programme
IBM-CRM Contact Centre Student Placement Opportunities
IBM is a globally integrated enterprise operating in 170 countries. IBM United
Kingdom's history began on November 19, 1951 in Scotland at the Battery Park
offices where they assembled electronic typewriters and time recording equipment.
Today IBM UK has around 20,000 employees and serves a wide and diverse client
base by bringing them innovative solutions to solve their business challenges.
IBM are able to provide three summer placements in their Multi-Lingual European
Contact Centre handling business from both large commercial clients and internal
IBM clients. This is part of the CRM contact centre delivery arm of IBM focusing on
large-scale delivery of key commercial accounts.
The placements will be based at IBM’s site in Greenock. The placements will be for
approximately 10 weeks. The students will be responsible for the delivery of IT 1st
level support with a possible individual project identified dependant on each student’s
skill base. The rate of pay will be approximately £300 per week.
Required Year of Study: Undergraduate year 2 or 3
Required Degree Subject: Computing science; software engineering
IBM/CRM are looking for students who can demonstrate the following skills/qualities:
Studying an IT-related course
Keen interest in delivery of IT
Good knowledge of Microsoft Office
Programming skills would be helpful
Innovative, clear communicator
Ability to work well in a team.
Knowledge of other languages helpful but not essential
If you are interested in applying for a Club 21 Placement with IBM-CRM Contact
Visit www.glasgow.ac.uk/careers/club21 then select Current Student and How
to Apply for an application form. You can either print off an application (pdf)
and write into it or type into your application (word document). There are also
a set of guidance notes to help you with your application. Please read these
carefully. All applications must be printed off and you must return 2 copies of
your application form and 2 copies of your CVs to the Careers Service. From
8th December, our new address will be the Fraser Building, 65 Hillhead Street,
Glasgow and applications must be handed into the Front Desk, level 2.
Please ensure that you indicate which placement you are interested in
by marking IBM/CRM Contact Centre at the top of your application.
The closing date for the receipt of applications is 12 Noon on Wednesday 11th
February 2009. Late applications will not be considered.