Technical Content Analyst

Are you a student looking for an opportunity to learn and grow? Are you a critical thinker? Does reviewing and analyzing content used in data science and business curriculum sound interesting to you? If so, this role within IBM Advanced Studies (CAS), may be a good one for you.

Here is what you will do:

  • Review and test IBM tutorials, assignments and projects to detect errors and areas for improvement
  • Follow a step by step approach and established guidelines to analyze content quality and functionality
  • Contribute to content enhancement by communicating findings, give suggestions and generate new ideas
  • Assist in data collection, case study development and problem motivation processes to help build business curriculum content
  • Learn about leading edge technology, build transferable skills and develop your critical thinking in an environment supportive or learning and growth

In performing this role, you will:

  • Be enrolled in a computer science, engineering, business, communications, mathematics, statistics or another quantitative program at an Ontario college or university
  • Identify as being on the autism spectrum or an individual with another neurodiversity*
  • Apply your critical thinking skills to review, vet and test curricular content
  • Be a focused individual with a willingness to learn and contribute to content improvement
  • Use your ability to carefully follow given instructions to complete tasks step by step
  • Have a basic understanding of data and information flow

Nice to have:

  • Previous exposure to data or business analytics processes and concepts
  • Ability to code using Python or R

Please note: This is a co-op/internship opportunity ONLY available to students identifying as neurodivergent. The planned start date is May 6, 2019.

Role Business Location Deadline
Technical Content Analyst IBM Ottawa  March 14, 2019 Closed

The Recruitment Process


The first step in the recruitment process is for interested candidates to register to participate in Specialisterne’s Post-secondary Employment Bridging Program. This will involve completing an online registration questionnaire. For more information and to register, click here.

Employment Discovery Workshop

The next step in the Specialisterne recruitment process is an Employment Discovery Workshop on campus. It is a hands-on, task-based experience where you will work on specific projects in a relaxed setting. It is an opportunity to learn about our approach to hiring, and for us to get to know you – what motivates you, your interests and your skills.


Students who have participated in an Employment Discovery Workshop are welcome to apply to the roles of interest. This will include completing a job application questionnaire and submitting a resume to Specialisterne. To get to the questionnaire, click on ‘Apply’ above.


Employment offers are made to the candidates with the best fit. Once accepted, the individuals will transition into their positions at the organization. Specialisterne Canada will provide support to facilitate a comfortable integration and success in the new role.

Those not selected can have their profiles added to our database for consideration for other more suitable job opportunities in the future.

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