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: …

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. …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 - 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, …

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 …

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. …

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 …

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 …

Intern Insights - Software Development

Andy Johnson and the Copyright Infringement Role:Student Intern Core Search Dev UK Course:Computer Science – University of Newcastle Andy Johnson and the Developer’s Home Time flies, doesn’t it? Six months ago, in the city of Newcastle, a Computer Science student called Andy Johnson awoke in the cupboard …

From Applications to Assessment Centres - Gaming Interns

by Stefana Simion Software Development Engineer – Soho Studios Coventry University – BSc Games Technology I’m Stef and I work as a Software Development Engineer in Soho Studios; I’m also the technical lead for the BYF blog so feel free to blame me for any bugs :). My role is quite …

How to stand out!

To improve your chances of getting a job, you’ll need to stand out. Danny Gibson takes a look at some of the ways you can raise your hand…. Tips on standing out: 1 – On your CV, make sure you have something that will catch the reader’s eye so …

Assessment Centre Advice part 3: Turning Negatives into Positives - by Elliott Binks

Assessment Centres are all about selling yourself. Experiences, skills, and qualifications that you’ve acquired are typically the most obvious ways of impressing your interviewers. But another way to set yourself apart is the way in which you learn from mistake – or in others words, your ability to turn negatives …

Assessment Centre Advice - Marketing

By this stage of your application, you’re most likely aware of which particular business area (or stream) you’ve applied for at Microsoft. And though our many Assessment Centres tend to follow a largely consistent format, there can sometimes be subtle differences from stream to stream. Therefore, in the …

Assessment Centre Advice - Data Analysts

By this stage of your application, you’re most likely aware of which particular business area (or stream) you’ve applied for at Microsoft. And though our many Assessment Centres tend to follow a largely consistent format, there can sometimes be subtle differences from stream to stream. Therefore, in the …

Assessment Centre Advice part 2: Be Honest - by Elliott Binks

Assessment Centres are well underway, which means that many of you are at arguably the most important stage of your application process. With that in mind, you’re probably keen for some further advice on how to make the most of your day when it finally arrives. Luckily, that’s …

Assessment Centre Advice part 1: Be Yourself – by Elliott Binks

If you’re reading this then it’s likely that you’ve been invited to one of Microsoft’s upcoming assessment centres; in which case, congratulations! Microsoft have a tough job screening thousands of applicants each year, so you’ve done really well to reach this final stage of the …

Steps to a Successful Application - Some handy hints and tips!

Hi Guys! With theIntern Application deadline closing in fast, we thought thattoday we would repost our popularblog about the application process and hopefully we cangive you a few hints and tips as you embark on your Microsoft journey.We have asked a few other interns to …