Intern Sales Role Profile: Azure Solutions Specialist

Vince Mullin- Intern Role Profile Which university/course? BSc Econ Politics & Modern History- Cardiff University Job Title: Azure Solutions Specialist Brief description of your job: A sales role in the Microsoft Azure business, selling cloud solutions to our Commercial and Public-Sector Enterprise Platform. Job on a day to day …

Intern Marketing Role Profile: International Audience Marketing

Name: Harry Morgan Which university/course: Loughborough University, History and International Relations BA Job Title: International Audience Marketing Intern Brief description of your job: A member of Bing’s International Online Consumer Marketing team, working in UK and Canadian markets. Leading all social media content, working on email and paid …

Interns' Proudest Moments

Will Pollard’s Proudest Moment as an Intern One thing that I was told coming into Microsoft was that you’re only here for a year, so you should grasp your internship with both hands and make the most of it. My manager asked me at the start what were …

Interns' Proudest Moments

What has my biggest achievement been at Microsoft? – Tech Traineeship Graduation Event Before I dive into an anecdote, I’d just like to note that, not only has this been my biggest achievement here at Microsoft, but it has also been a life changing moment for many other key individuals. …

101 Team Spotlight: Aspire

What is a 101 team? As interns at Microsoft, we work with other interns, as part of our 101 teams. They allow us to explore areas of the business outside of our job roles, as well as having different responsibilities from our job. So, if you want to develop your …

Interns Volunteering at the BETT Show 2017

The BETT Show 2017 The largest event that the Microsoft Education team puts on all year round is the BETT show. The largest education trade show in the world saw over 34,000 attendees, as well as the largest number of higher education leaders to date. Hosted over 4 days …

Grace's Intern Role Profile: Business - Marketing

Name: Grace Stevens Which university/course: Manchester Metropolitan, Marketing Management Job Title: Xbox Consumer Engagement Brief description of your job: I work in Marcomms helping with CRM and social media for the Xbox global channels. Where are you based: TVP, Reading Job on a day to day basis: On a …

Intern Role Profile - Operations: Adoption & Change Management

Name: Razvan Calcan Which university/course: Loughborough University, International Business  Job Title: Adoption & Change Management Consultant Brief description of your job: My job is to lead our customers through their digital transformation process. I focus on the people side of change and I empower them to use all the …

Intern Role Profile - MTC Lab Engineer

Name: Ben McGarry Which university/course: Bournemouth University – Forensic Computing and Security Job Title: MTC Lab Engineer Brief description of your job: Running the Edinburgh Microsoft Technology Centre and assisting with product demonstrations. Job on a day to day basis: Working with Microsoft Staff/Partners with setups for product demo’ …

Intern Role Profile - Sales Specialist

Name: Ross Testa Which university/course: Business Management at Nottingham Trent University Job Title: Business Sales: Digital Workplace Sales Specialist Where are you based? Reading and London. Brief description of your job: Working with Microsoft’s biggest commercial customers to drive digital transformation in their workplace. What is the highlight …

Microsoft Ireland Intern Application Advice

Hello everyone, If you are considering applying for the internship, give this article a read as it will provide you with some handy, helpful tips and tricks to help you through the application process! Remember: check and note down your stream’s closing date The internship application process consists of: …

BeYourFuture Team - Ireland

We are delighted to introduce ourselves as the new BYF team based in Ireland. We aim to make this site a place where both the UK and Irish Microsoft Interns, as well as people who are interested in the internship program, can go to feel a sense of community and …

Intern Role Profile - Public Relations (PR) and external communications

Name: Bethany Munns Which university/course: Warwick University, studying English Literature Job Title: Public Relations (PR) and external communications Brief description of your job: I help to manage how Microsoft tells our story to the UK public. External communications encompasses all content to do with Microsoft which is shared with …

Interning at Microsoft- Application Advice

London based interns Jack Rowbotham and Kedar Gayle tell us more about their application experience, their top tips, and an insight into their first few weeks at Microsoft. …

Intern Role Profile - Data Analyst

Name: Viktoriya Ulasavets Which university/course: BA Economics with Business Placement at Durham University Job Title: Business Data Analyst: Account Coordinator in UK Strategic Sales Team, Microsoft Search Advertising Brief description of your job: My job requires liaising closely with my team daily and supporting Account Managers in successfully fulfilling …

Intern Role Profile

Name: Mike Marston Which university/course: Bournemouth University – BA(Hons) Business Studies w/Digital Marketing Job Title: Xbox Global Optimisation Team Intern (Gaming) Brief description of your job: Assisting with the day to day planning and management of all 1st Party games marketing including Gears of War 4, Recore & …

Intern Role Profile - Audience Evangelist

Name: Jaipriya Kaur Rai Which university/course: Aston University, Business and Management Job Title: Business Marketing: Audience Evangelist Brief description of your job: Evangelising to the start-up community on Microsoft’s products and services alongside working with our ISV (Independent Software Vendor) partners to create case studies to showcase their …

Intern Role Profile - Service Centre Technical Account Manager

Name: Victoria Poku Which university/course: Aston University, Politics and Economics Job Title: Business Consulting & Project Management: Service Centre Technical Account Manager Brief description of your job: As part of the Service Centre, my role includes completing tasks on behalf of Technical Account Managers, to give them back time …

Microsoft UK Intern Offsite - Part 2

On the 28th of November, the Microsoft UK interns embarked on their offsite trip to Avon Tyrrell in the New Forest. This is a yearly event, and allows all of the interns to catch up and socialise together! …

Microsoft UK Intern Offsite - Part 1

On the 28th of November, the Microsoft UK interns embarked on their offsite trip to Avon Tyrrell in the New Forest. This is a yearly event, and allows all of the interns to catch up and socialise together! …

Microsoft ranked as the No.1 Placement by Rate My Placement

We are pleased to announce that Microsoft is ranked as the Number 1 placement by Rate My Placement: https://www.ratemyplacement.co.uk/top-employers What is Rate My Placement? Rate My Placement is a blog designed to help students find and choose internships/placements based on student reviews. This blog …

Intern Role Profile - Business Consulting & Project Management: Project Associate

Name: Chessa Estuya Which university/course: University of Reading – Business Management Job Title: Project Associate Brief description of your job: I assist the Management Team, taking some administrative load by doing regular reporting. I manage Project Portfolio Reporting and I also assist on initiatives designed to improve the delivery processes …

Intern Role Profile - Business Data Analyst: Account Coordinator

Name: Rachel Wiles Which university/course: Physics at University of Kent Job Title: Account Coordinator Brief description of your job: I interpret analytics from Bing to aid the Sales team in monetising the advertising space to the UK’s largest revenue driving advertisers. A typical day consists of using insights …

Intern Role Profile - Sales: Tools Sales Specialist

 Name: Jake Gardner Which university/course: University of Chester- Business Studies Job Title: Developer Tools Sales Specialist Brief description of your job: Helping manage Reseller and Partner communications. Reaching out to ensure our customers receive training and support. Ensure customers take advantage of Software Assurance Benefits that are included in …

Intern Role Profile - Resources Co-ordinator

Name: Margarida Lima  Which university/course: University of Kent, Business and Management with year in Industry Job Title: Resources Co-ordinator Brief description of your job: I work in the Microsoft Consultant Services department and I help to co-ordinate our employees into the right projects at the right time so that …

Working Life to University Life

Name: Sam Spilsbury Which university/course: University of Exeter, BSc Economics Job Title: Delivery Pursuit Lead, Dynamics Global Domain Brief description of your job: A Delivery Pursuit Lead is responsible for supporting the presales process by shaping and scoping deals to satisfy customer’s requirements. I work with account aligned …

Intern Role Profile - Business Program Manager

Name: Alexandra Offord  Which university/course: Business and Finance, University of Hertfordshire Job Title: Business Program Manager Brief description of your job: I belong to CSS (Customer Support Services) EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) Dynamics and SMS&P (Small and Medium Solutions and Partners) and I support field …

BeYourFuture is a blog for students run by Microsoft Interns and Apprentices’. BeYourFuture will help equip you with the knowledge you need to submit the best possible application to our programmes. Ewan Harry ThomasIntern BeYourFuture Role: Project Lead Job Role: Service Delivery Manager/TAM What does your role entail? Trusted …

101 Teams at Microsoft – Loveit! Surface Event

What is a 101 Team? 101 teams are set up as part of our intern experience at Microsoft. They are stretch projects that allow us to join intern lead teams that specialise in different areas across the business. They allow us to explore outside of our job roles and let …

Mitchell Doggett: My Intern and Graduate Experience

My Intern Year My Job Role Hi my name is Mitch and I was an Intern in the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) Xbox support team, I sat within a team that was responsible for the overall service delivered to all of our Xbox customers within EMEA. The year …

My Intern Year My Job Role As an Intern, I worked in one of the Sales teams in SMSP (Small and Mid Market Solutions and Partners). Essentially, SMSP is responsible for selling Microsoft solutions and products to all our customers, excluding our very biggest customers. Naturally, this created a range …

Being an intern at Microsoft means more than doing a daily coffee run. You’ll discover early on that you are given real responsibilities that have significant business impact. Within the first few months you’ll already have some amazing stories to tell! Below are just a few of the …

Intern Role Profile - Business Program Manager

Name: Jonny Foster  Which university/course: Manchester, International Business Management  Job Title: EMEA Business Program Manager  Brief description of your job: Shared Services act as the support mechanism for initiatives and programmes across EMEA. We act as internal consultants to drive programs and operational excellence. In my job role, I …

Intern Role Profile - Services

Name: David Mtutu Role: Service Management Consultant Department: Services Location: Reading and London Studying business and management pre-empted and preluded my career aspirations around consulting and analytical roles. I was lucky enough to secure this one as a Service Management Consultant. ‘SMC are the best kept secret in Microsoft,’’ were …

Intern Role Profile - FY16 Intern of the Year

Name: Anastasia Hill Role: Sales Solutions Specialist Department: Azure Hey everyone, my name is Tansy and I work in our Azure sales team and my role before anything else is to be customer obsessed. Azure is Microsoft’s Cloud Platform and is one of the fastest growing areas of our …

Intern Hall of Fame FY16 - Charlotte Rowles

Hello everyone, A couple of weeks ago the Intern End-of-Year event happened in which all the interns across UK gathered for one final time to bond and reflect back on the year. There was also a special award ceremony that took place in which a few interns received awards for …

Intern of the year FY15 #ThrowbackThursday

Hey everyone, Welcome again to another throwback Thursday post. This time we are going to honor last year's Intern Of The Year, Ben Kosky. These titles are awarded during the End of the Year Intern Event (June), but do get it guys ... it is a hard work since D-1 ! Ben …

Intern Role Profile

NAME: Gabriele Navagrudskaite ROLE: Associate Pursuit Lead (Sales Stream) DEPARTMENT: Pursuit Team within the EMEA Dynamics Global Domain, Microsoft Consulting Services Location: Reading, UK Background I am originally from Vilnius, Lithuania and I moved to England 3 years ago when I started studying for a BSc Management degree at Warwick …

Intern Role Profile – Rare Ltd. Business Intern

"When you start your internship they don’t expect you to be the god of all things Microsoft" - Patti Piguing Hello everyone ! Midweek is already in full swing and today our amazing Promo Lead, Patti has taken the time to write a bit about her role in Microsoft and …

Have an international mindset #BeYourBest

Welcome everyone to another episode of the Be Your Best series, Today we will be talking about a specific skill or quality (depends how you look at it) which is about diversity and having an international state of mind. Diversity is something large corporations like Microsoft take really seriously. They …

My Microsoft experience

Happy Monday everyone, Remember the video we posted last week about Sabha and her Microsoft experience? Today we are coming back with another one, this time from another of our FY16 interns, Stefaniia. Click the link below to learn more about her role, experience and the things she learned from …

My Microsoft experience

Hey everyone, We would like to introduce to you, one of our FY16 interns, Sabha who took the time to talk a bit about herself and her experience as an intern at Microsoft ( achievements, funny moments and so much more). Make sure to click on the link below to watch …

Intern Role Profile – Xbox + Microsoft Band

Jack White Role: EMEA Integrated Marcoms Co-ordinator(IMC) / EMEA Partnerships and Events Manager Department: Xbox/Microsoft Band Location: London/Reading “Hello… Is it me you’re looking for?” Bonjour, Salut, Ola, Hello! I’m Jack, I’m 22 years old and I’m a very lucky gent… I’m the …

Intern Role Profile - Program Manager

Dan Edwards Role : Program Manager Department : Bing Location : London Hey there, Im Dan and I currently work @ Bing London as a Program Manager My Background Originally from Cardiff I went to my local schools until University where I tried to move away to Stafford, that didnt work out so I …

Dear readers, In the latest of our internal SmArticles competitions, we have this fantastic submission from one of our interns. Zakia has provided us with this brilliant insight into how the impressive Microsoft Surface Pro 4 can enable us as students and young professionals to achieve more and #DoGreatThings. So …

Networking and First Impressions #BeYourBest

Hi everyone, Happy Friday! Before we head into yet another weekend, we from the BYF blog would like to finish off with our final chapter from the BeYourBest series: Networking and First Impressions Have you ever heard of the old adage: It’s not what you know, it’s who …

How connected to the world are you? #BeYourBest

Welcome everyone to our fourth episode of our BeYourBest series! Are you familiar with Microsoft’s latest news? Have you heard of HoloLens? Or Brexit? What about Drake’s latest song? Ok, maybe not so much about the last topic but you see the point. Today we will talking about …

Are you running out of time ? #BeYourBest

Dear readers, Are you often running out of time? Were you able to do everything that you needed to do for the day? If the usual answer is NO then what are we doing wrong that leads to such outcome? With spring break closing in and end of year exams …

BeYourBest Week - Creating Powerful Presentations

We are officially mid-way through BeYourBest Week! This week we've worked hard to bring you all the top tips and tricks to help you perform to your potential, whether that's with Microsoft or in any of your own personal/university work! We've aimed to enrich your lives with some fantastic …

How to be a better team player ? #BeYourBest

Hi all, Welcome to the first episode of our brand new series called #BeYourBest! Ever wondered why recruiters always talk about the general skills every candidate should possess when it comes to employment but don't actually tell you how you can develop them beforehand? Well not to fear because for …

How to master the fear of public speaking? #BeYourBest

Dear readers, Are you uncomfortable presenting in front of other people? Are you a bit jealous when you watch all those TEDTalks presenters and say: D*mn, I wish I could be just as calm and cool as them when being on stage. Well, don’t worry because you are …

Intern role profile - Consumer Marketing

Beth Hall Role : Consumer marketing Department : Surface Location : London Hello! My name is Beth and I’m currently in the Surface Consumer marketing team. My Background Outside of Microsoft, I live in a little village called Wickhambrook in Suffolk which is very different from the big city. I study marketing …

How can we use social media to our advantage?

“Social media is a new way of communicating for people… there has been a lot of development over the years which has allowed us to be better educated and prepared for certain situations.” - Simone Schuurer Picture was taken from mediavisioninteractive.com Dear Readers, Happy Friday all! And yet another …

Intern Role Profile- Business Operations

Martin Prenerov Role : Associate Account Manager Department : Bing Location : Paddington, London Hey everyone! My name is Martin and I come from Bulgaria. I work as an Associate Account Manager for the Strategic Search Advertising Sales Team in Bing. Background information I study Business Economics with Industrial Experience at the University …

Intern Role Profile - Business Analyst

Sylvia Quenet Role: Business Analyst Intern Department: XBOX Location: Both Cardinal Place/Oxford Circus (London) and TVP (Reading) Hi guys ! My name is Sylvia, I am a Business Analyst intern in the Xbox department in London and I am French. My background Before entering Microsoft, I did a year of …

Intern Reflection Post- Indy Lehal

Hey lovely readers! It's Thursday again and the BYF team has another post from the "Back to Uni" series in store for you. This time we reached out to Indy, an FY15 intern who worked for the Advertising & Online department. We promise you his post is worth reading! I …

Intern Reflection Post- Sam Spilsbury

"The first thing that became abundantly clear, even before I started my internship, was that Microsoft value their interns just as highly as any other employee in the company." -Sam Spilsbury Hello lovely readers! This week the Be Your Future blog is back again with another intern reflection episode from …

Intern Day in the Life - Maria Ilie

Hi, I’m Maria Alexandra Ilie and I work in the UK Services Centre in Premier Services. My department is quite unique to Microsoft, so I get to do a lot of things that I wouldn’t be able to do anywhere else. If you want to find out more …

What's it like going back to University after doing a placement for Microsoft?

Dear readers, The Be Your Future blog is thrilled to announce its first ever piece from a new series called Back to Uni. On of our amazing FY15 interns, Polly Cartwright has kindly agreed to write about what's it like to come back and spend her final year at university …

Intern Day in the Life: Gaming Edition

Name: Benjamin Dring Role: Software Engineer Department: Tools Location: Lionheads Studios Hello! I am Benjamin Dring, a Software Tools Engineer at Lionhead Studios in Guildford. At Lionhead (a part of the Microsoft Studios family) we’re currently developing asymmetric multiplayer role playing game: Fable Legends. Department/Role Breakdown At Lionhead …

Intern Role Profile - Education Marketing

Name: Jordan Lipman Role: Showcase Classroom, Education Marketing Intern Department: Public Sector Location: Cardinal Place/Paddington Background I am currently studying Sociology at Bournemouth University, which proves that your degree choice doesn't necessarily matter when getting a job at Microsoft! I have lived in London my whole life, so I've …

Dear readers of the Be Your Future blog, The month of February has come upon us… and you know what that means... No, we aren’t talking about roses and indulging in chocolate covered strawberries. But the other thing that involve just as much planning and stress eating. That’s …

Intern Day in the Life

Name: Stefaniia Orlova Role: Customer Satisfaction Analyst Department: Premier Services Location: TVP, Reading Hi everyone, my name is Stefaniia! Originally I’m from Russia and I came to the UK for studies. I do Business Economics with Spanish at Exeter University and now I’m on my placement year here …

Intern Role Profile- Software Engineer

Name: Keith Stockdale Role: Rendering Engineer Department: Rare Studios Location: Rare, Twycross Hey everyone! My name is Keith and I am current gaming intern at Microsoft. I am also studying Computer Games Development at the Queen's University Belfast. Why Microsoft? I chose to apply to Microsoft because (as you might …

Intern Role Profile- Software Engineer/ Gaming

Name: Benjamin Dring Role: Software Engineer Department: Tools Location: Lionhead Studios Hello, I’m Benjamin and I’m a Software Engineer working in Tools at Lionhead Studios in Guildford where we are currently creating fantasy multiplayer game: Fable Legends. This internship is a sandwich year for my Computer Science course …

Intern Role Profile - Business Operations

Name: Maria Alexandra Ilie Role: Business Analyst Department: Services Centre Location: TVP, Reading Hey readers of the Be Your Future blog! I study Global Economics and Management at Jacobs University Bremen in Germany. Students at my university don’t usually take gap years, so I was initially looking for an …

Why should you still consider applying for an internship at Microsoft ?

Dear readers of the Be Your Future blog, Not long until the Intern applications close on the 31st January which is why we have decided that in this episode of the Application Tips 101 Series, we wanted to explain why you should still consider applying to do a one-year internship …

Intern Role Profile - Business Management

Name: Billie Hodgson Role: Business Management Department: UK Strategic Search Location: CP, London My Background Hey everyone ! My name is Billie and I currently study BA Business at Nottingham Trent University. For me studying business is great because you learn about so many different aspects to the business world. This …

A to Z Application Advice - Final Part ...#MayThe ForceBeWithYou

Much to watch, you still have ... "Fear is the path to the Dark Side" but thanks to the A to Z Application Advice series, fear has left place to confidence and determination ! Indeed, when all three A to Z Application Advice videos, you finish ...bright prospects in the application process, …

A to Z Application Advice ... Part 2 #We're back

“I’ll be back” … and we are! We haven’t “terminate” to provide you great Application Advice! As Arnold, we will keep coming back to you but also continue to give you complete, concise and accurate insights on how to succeed during this application process and be at your best! …

A to Z Application Advice... Part 1 #Throwback

"Those who fail to learn from history, are doomed to repeat it." (Winston Churchill) … huum, as Marty McFly would say: “This is heavy”. Indeed! But both seem to agree that our past is key to shape our future. Therefore, we went Back to the (BeYour)Future’s content archives to …

Intern Role Profile - Business Services

Name: Becky Ferraro Role: User Experience and Visual Design Department: Services Location: TVP, Reading My Background Hey everyone, my name is Becky! I study Product design and technology at Loughborough University and am currently doing my placement year here at Microsoft. Technology has always interested me as I think the …

The Big Application Questions - Answered

As you may remember, a couple of weeks ago we decided to open our social channels for a chance to hear your questions and queries, and hopefully give you more of an insight into what Microsoft can offer you as a student. The questions we received were great - and …

Intern Role Profile - Marketing

Name: Laura-Jane Ellard Role: Education Marketing Department: Education, Public Sector Location: TVP with the flexibility to work from CP as well My Background Hey, I’m Laura and I am currently working in Education Marketing here at Microsoft as part of my Business and Management placement year at University of …

Intern Role Profile - Character Artist

Name: Zakia Abdulah Role: Character artist Department: Character art (art/content) Location: Rare, Twycross Background Information Hi, I’m Zakia, a current character artist intern at the quirky yet charming games studio Rare, located in Twycross. I'm working as part of the content team on a triple A game. Previously, …

Intern Role Profile - Marketing

Iveta Palubinskaite Role: SMB EMEA Marketing Executive Department: Bing Ads Location: Cardinal Place, Victoria (London) Hey! I’m Iveta and I’m Lithuanian. I attend the University of Westminster in London and I study International Business with Spanish. I don’t think I need to explain much why I chose …

CV tips In the Application Tips 101 series, the Be Your Future blog will be providing you with various application tips that can get you one step closer to that future job offer. When it comes to applying to jobs, your CV could be the golden ticket to get you …

Intern Insight - Data Analyst

Name: Muhammad Khan Role: Sales Excellence & Business Analyst Intern Department: Microsoft Search Advertising! Location: Cardinal Place, London Hello readers of the BeYourFuture Blog! My name is Muhammad, and I am here on my placement year. I study economics at the University of the West of England and have always …

Intern Role Profile - Marketing

Charlotte Rowles Role Trade Marketing Department: UK Strategic Sales Search Location: Cardinal Place, London I’m currently studying European Business at the University of Portsmouth. The internship program is one of a kind and I saw so many more opportunities to grow on a personal and professional level at Microsoft …

Intern Role Profile - Business Services

Name: Nancy Peng Role: Business Management Department: Microsoft Search Advertising Location: Cardinal Place, London My Background My name is Nancy. I am a current Lancaster University student studying Marketing Management. Born and raised in France, I moved to the UK for my studies during which I took a year abroad …

Intern Role Profile – Gaming Art

Caitlin Goodale Role: Graphic Designer Location: Lift London University Course: Computer Arts BA at – Abertay University Hey, I’m Caitlin! I work as a Graphic Designer at Lift London, a Microsoft first party games studio. I’m working on an unannounced game for connected devices, and providing creative support for …

Frequently Asked Questions

During our visits to various careers fairs in different universities we were able to gather the most common student queries What does the Application Process involve?   1. The application process begins with an online application form, where you upload your CV and answer a couple of online questions. 2. …

Intern Role Profile - Business Consulting & Project Management

Name: Hamza Khan Role: Technical Account Manager Department: Premier Services, FSI (Financial Services & Insurances) Location: TVP I go to Queen Mary, University of London, studying IT Management for Business. I chose Microsoft for a number of reasons. Firstly, it is a reputable company and just having it on your …

Intern Role Profile - Marketing

Hi, my name is Jack Gaylor and I am working as a marketing intern in the Public Sector Education Team. My role consists of helping to run marketing projects across public sector education to ensure scope and impact on delivery of these initiatives and events. This role gives me great …

Intern Role Profile - Business Services

Clive Green Role: Technical Account Manager – Public Sector – Services Department Bournemouth University – Business Studies How did I get here? I get why you’re reading these blogs and trolling placement websites. It’s a daunting prospect ahead of you. Leaving behind the midday wake up and wearing what you want, …

Microsoft Interns on Tour!

Microsoft Interns are going on Tour! (click images for larger view) They will be coming to Exeter and Loughborough University for the careers fair tomorrow (20th) where you will have the chance to learn more about intern and graduate schemes. Networking has always been an integral part before applying to …

Intern Role Profile - Marketing

My head was in the Cloud for 12 months… My Job Role Hi, I’m Nathan and I’m a Product Marketing Manager for the Cloud & Enterprise Business Group in Microsoft UK. My role involves supporting on and leading marketing and operational activities for some of our products in …

Ben Kosky - Microsoft UK Intern of the Year FY15

Ben Kosky Role – Solution Sales Professional Business Management at Exeter University My Key Responsibilities & Business Impact I was given a huge amount of responsibilities during my time at Microsoft. Arguably the most important being the Lead for the Microsoft Azure (Cloud) customer workshops. These workshops involved a significant amount …

Intern Role Profile - Marketing

rgbBlue_M" title="" />Wow, what a year! Dan Oates – Windows Consumer Marketing University: Birmingham University – Business Management (Year in Industry) My Job Role Hey, I’m Dan and I’ve been an intern in the Windows Consumer Marketing team for the past 12 months. My role has allowed me to …

Intern Role Profile - Public Relations & Internal Communications

by Zain Luke Ali Role: Internal Communications Manager (UK Services) University & Course: Coventry University – Journalism and Media Why Microsoft? When I started my Journalism and Media course at Coventry University nearly three years ago, my plan was to gain as much professional experience as possible alongside my studies. Since …

Intern Role Profile - Sales

by Josh Riches Role: MSN Program Manager UK, Ireland & Canada International Business Management – University of Surrey What I’ve been doing for the last 9 months Hi, I’m Josh and I am a Program Manager for MSN UK Ireland & Canada. My role revolves around driving product improvements …

Bing Originals - Intern Advertising Project (PDP)

Bing is challenging young people aged 16-30 to showcase what they believe is their most unique photograph. The launch of the photography competition ‘Bing Originals’ celebrates individualism, different perspectives, and creativity. The winning image will be the Bing.com UK homepage image for a day!  Bing Originals is a campaign …

Internship Year In Reflection: Anand Subramaniam - Gaming Intern

by Anand Subramaniam Role Description Hi, I’m Anand and I am a Technical Program Manager for Lift London game studios. My role involves providing management support for the Studio’s Infrastructure team as well as developing applications in the form of tools and services. I also get to do …

Welcome Day 2015 (08.05) - What to Expect!

FY15 Interns Welcome Day 2014 When and Where Microsoft UK HQ, Thames Valley Park, Reading, West Berkshire RG6 1WA. Friday 8th May. Arrive at 9.30 – a light breakfast will be provided. How to get to Microsoft HQ Reading Take a train into Reading Station. Leave out of the North …

The Importance of ‘Networking’

It has now been 9 months since we started our Internships at Microsoft, our replacements have been lined up and we are all beginning to think of life after Microsoft. However despite this, we have all gained considerable knowledge and expertise about how to have an impact in Microsoft. As …

Business Insights - Microsoft Azure

by Nathan Stewart Role: Cloud & Enterprise Product Marketing Manager Degree Course: Marketing Management – Lancaster University What is Azure? Azure is Microsoft’s cloud platform. The cloud is the practice of using a network of remote servers hosted on the Internet to store, manage, and process data, rather than a …

Business Insights – Xbox

By Adam Elliot In order to successfully apply to Microsoft, it’s important that you have an understanding of our products and why they are important to the company. Especially new, exciting products such as Windows 10, Cortana and Azure; these insights from current interns will give you what you …

Intern Insights - Technical

Tracey Binnie Role: Lab Engineer University Course: Computer Systems and Networks, Edinburgh Napier University Job Role My name is Tracey Binnie, I’m a lab engineer and I look after the Edinburgh MTC (Microsoft Technology Centre).The MTC consists of an envisioning room, onsite datacentre and Lync Room System (LRS) …

Microsoft Intern Day in the Life - Zain

by Zain Luke Ali – Internal Communications Manager Hi, I’m Zain and as well as being one of the Content Leads for Be Your Future, I am also the Internal Communications Manager for the Microsoft UK Services business. Among other things, the UK Services business delivers strategy, consulting and support …

Business Insights - MSN

by Josh Riches In order to successfully apply to Microsoft, it’s important that you have an understanding of our products and why they are important to the company. Especially new, exciting products such as Windows 10, Cortana and Azure; these insights from current interns will give you what you …