Business Analyst Intern - Market Research (January 8-12 months)

Competitive salary
19 Sep 2023
13 Oct 2023
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Business analyst
Experience level
Entry level, Internship
Your Role and Responsibilities
This position resides in Toronto, Ontario OR Montreal, Quebec and is a 8-12 month work term commencing January 2024. 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.

Expertus, an IBM company is a Montreal-based fintech company specializing in end-to-end digital payments, to help clients address the aging payments infrastructures used by banks, credit unions, regulatory agencies and large corporations. The acquisition strengthens IBM's portfolio as an end-to-end payments platform solution provider, further advancing IBM's hybrid cloud and AI strategy.

The intern selected for this position will assist our team in conducting market research and analyzing trends within the payments sector. They will be responsible for documenting and presenting the findings of their research to the team. Additionally, the intern will collaborate on the preparation of presentations aimed at showcasing our team's diverse initiatives.

Throughout this internship, the selected candidate will have the opportunity to acquire valuable knowledge about the payments industry and gain insights into market trends. They will also have the opportunity of interacting with and learning from a dynamic and highly skilled team of professionals. This internship promises to be a fantastic learning experience and a chance to contribute to the exciting world of payments.

Are you looking for a career that will allow you to use your unique blend of business acumen and tech savvy? Business Analysts at IBM are subject matter experts that build the bridge between our business and our clients, immersing themselves into the market to understand problems and find innovative solutions. Be ready to navigate the complex relationships that make the business world run and find the actionable insights that result in great business decisions.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Enthusiasm for the payments industry
  • Willingness to learn.
  • A clear credit check is a requirement for this role
  • Must be eligible to work 8 - 12 months starting in January 2024

Preferred Technical and Professional Experience
  • Previous experience or exposure to electronic payments processing, banking, or treasury operations is desired.
  • Knowledge of standards like ISO20022
  • Familiarity with industry practices and processes, compliance, and regulatory bodies like OFAC, will be advantageous.
  • Registered in a formal coop/internship program

Required Education
High School Diploma/GED

Preferred Education
Bachelor's Degree

About Business Unit
IBM Consulting is IBM's consulting and global professional services business, with market leading capabilities in business and technology transformation. With deep expertise in many industries, we offer strategy, experience, technology, and operations services to many of the most innovative and valuable companies in the world. Our people are focused on accelerating our clients' businesses through the power of collaboration. We believe in the power of technology responsibly used to help people, partners and the planet.

Wonder if IBM is the one for you?
In a world where technology never stands still, we understand that, dedication to our clients success, innovation that matters, and trust and personal responsibility in all our relationships, lives in what we do as IBMers as we strive to be the catalyst that makes the world work better.
Being an IBMer means you'll be able to learn and develop yourself and your career, you'll be encouraged to be courageous and experiment everyday, all whilst having continuous trust and support in an environment where everyone can thrive whatever their personal or professional background.

Our IBMers are growth minded, always staying curious, open to feedback and learning new information and skills to constantly transform themselves and our company. They are trusted to provide on-going feedback to help other IBMers grow, as well as collaborate with colleagues keeping in mind a team focused approach to include different perspectives to drive exceptional outcomes for our customers. The courage our IBMers have to make critical decisions everyday is essential to IBM becoming the catalyst for progress, always embracing challenges with resources they have to hand, a can-do attitude and always striving for an outcome focused approach within everything that they do.

Are you ready to be an IBMer?

About IBM
IBM's greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.

Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we're also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business.

At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it's time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.

Other Relevant Job Details
Must have the ability to work in Canada without sponsorship.

This role will involve working with technology that is covered by Export Regulations sanctions. If you are a Foreign National from any of the following US sanctioned countries (Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Syria, and the Crimea, Luhansk, Donetsk, Kherson, and Zaporizhia regions of Ukraine) on a work permit, you are not eligible for employment in this position.

Being You @ IBM
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, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, caste, genetics, pregnancy, disability, neurodivergence, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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