Assessment centres for next years group of technical consultants are about to start. We’ve had a few of this year’s technical consultant interns blog for us over the past few monthsand wanted to give you a refresher course on what being a technical consultant is all about!

Being a technical consultant intern can mean consulting and working on the development of applications, focusing on user interfaces or working with servers as a lab engineer. In some cases a technical background is optional for a technical consultant role – whereas others NEED some technical know-how.

officeLeo is a Lab Engineer with Microsoft Technology Centre. The work of a lab engineer is to look after, maintain and love the Microsoft Technology Centre and it’s many servers. This is a role better suited to somebody with an inherent passion for servers and tools – which Leo has plenty of! Read more here.

yalini 1Yalini and Lee are Consultant interns with Microsoft Consulting Services. In the first few weeks of their internship, Yalini & Lee, and the team of interns they work with, were given an unprecedented project which has garnered them praise from around Microsoft. Read more about what being a consultant means for Yalini and Lee.

Liam liam 1is a Premier Field Engineer with Premier Services. Based in Reading, Liam runs workshops for external IT customers. Through this, Liam has had the opportunity to rub shoulders with IT professionals from all over the UK in many different roles. Learn more here.

And remember, check out our Handy Hints and Tips page for a low-down of what to expect at your assessment centre. Good luck!

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