IBM Campus Talent Acquisition - Internship (Markham, ON) in MARKHAM, Ontario

Job Description

Change the world at IBM. There aren’t many companies who can say they have been an integral part of the global business landscape for more than a century. While the world has changed considerably over the past 100 years, IBM, our people and our offerings have continuously led the way with business and technology innovation.

Today, we are more than a hardware, software and services provider, yet we remain true to our heritage as a team of collaborative forward-thinkers, focused on making business and society work better. We are part of the fabric of everyday life and stand for world-changing progress.

Join a company where you can make an impact and literally change the world. With so many different opportunities available – the sky is the limit!

*This position resides in Markham, Ontario and is a 12- month work term commencing January 2019 . It is mandatory that all applicants are enrolled in full-time studies at a post-secondary institution and returning to full-time studies upon completion of the work term.

What IBM Offers You?

  1. Work directly on product and services that affect our clients, while having access to cutting edge software technology

  2. Work on projects which are challenging, innovative and rewarding

  3. A business casual dress code and flexible work hours, to ensure work-life balance

  4. Access to the Future Blue Community - IBM’s large student community that provides networking opportunities, sporting and social events.

It is a mandatory requirement for students to apply online at

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

We’re looking for a Campus Talent Acquisition Intern to join our awesome campus team! Do you love building relationships, meeting new people and the fast-paced recruitment world? If so, this could be the role for you!

You will assist the campus team to source, attract, engage, and convert top university talent, representing IBM as the face of our opportunities on campus. You will help manage a portfolio of leads, candidates, and events, ensuring a signature candidate experience, while fulfilling demand for top university talent.

This is a tremendous opportunity to gain exposure to early professional recruitment and learn firsthand from an award-winning campus program. The role is based at IBM Canada HQ in Markham and will involve occasional travel to campuses and some evening / weekend work.


  • Assist the Campus Talent Acquisition team with logistics including shipping, organizing supplies, swag orders, training volunteers and other campus tour preparation.

  • Coordinate and help plan intern events including professional development days, social events and other activities.

  • Drive the execution of the recruitment process, including, but not limited to, crafting job postings, sourcing candidates, pre-screening resumes and phone screening candidates

  • Effectively communicate candidate value proposition through strategic storytelling and brand advocacy.

  • Build and leverage external relationships with student groups on campus, to help shape sourcing strategy and develop future talent pipelines.

  • Execute diversity recruiting strategies to attract a diverse workforce to IBM by hiring the best talent from diverse backgrounds, experiences and styles.

  • Support candidates throughout all stages of the application and hiring process and ensure a signature candidate experience.

  • Build strong, professional relationships with all of your clients, as well as external vendors and networking partners as/if required

  • Effectively leverage social media tools in alignment with IBMs Social Media and Branding Strategy.

  • Set high recruitment standards ensuring operational excellence and compliance.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management / Business or a related field

  • Enrollment in a co-op / internship program

  • On-campus involvement in clubs or other extra-curricular activities

  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to juggle multiple demands.

  • Strong written and oral interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively

  • Experience presenting to large groups of people.

  • Ability to learn and use new tools to collaborate and communicate more effectively.

  • Strong Microsoft office skills, especially Excel and Powerpoint.

  • Willing to travel up to 25% year-round, with increasing intensity up to 100% in the fall season.

  • Ability to travel within Canada and the United States

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • A valid Driver’s License and access to a vehicle for campus travel.

EO Statement

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.