The Big Picture

James began a placement with the technology company IBM in June 2016. He was assigned to a team that works on maintaining computer systems throughout the company network.

“We were in charge of the maintenance and upkeep of a few thousand virtual machines that the build and test teams were using… if something went wrong, we’d go fix it…”

In James’s Own Words…

… And The Next Step

James completed his MPhys degree in 2018 and returned to IBM to work in a graduate role. He now focusses on maintaining and improving software for financial transactions.

“I would recommend the Year in Industry for everyone… it is an exceptionally good experience…”