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Students

As a student, here’s what you want to know about the VBP project before you get started. To hear other student testimonials, click here.

As a result of completing this project, you will be able to add the following set of skills to your resume:

  1. Communication in virtual work environment
  2. Social collaboration tools
  3. Virtual team processes
  4. Virtual collaboration and leadership skills

Winning team at IBM Connect 2016

MBree, Jamie and Professor Cardon with the IBM and SocialStudent team.
MBree, Jamie and Professor Cardon with the IBM and SocialStudent team.

After completing the project, students receive a badge from IBM recognizing their expertise in social collaboration. These badges can be displayed on LinkedIn and other professional networking sites.

Collaborative Commputing Scholars- IBM Social Business

Winning teams may qualify for internships at IBM. In 2015, IBM sponsored the competition by giving out internships, issuing certifications, and providing their software for the competition.

For more information on 2015 competition click here

You will be using IBM collaborative social system called IBM Connections to complete your project. For more information visit SocialStudent website.