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 …

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 - 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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 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 – 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 - 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 …

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 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 …

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 …

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 - 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 …

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 …

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 - 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 …

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 - 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, …

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

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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 …

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 …

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 …

Intern Role Profile - Marketing

Sarah Hicks Role: Marketing Education Degree: Marketing and Management at Newcastle University  Hey Everyone! My name is Sarah, I am a Marketing Intern in the Education team at Microsoft. I am taking a year out from studying Management and Marketing at Newcastle University. My job consists of marketing to students, …

Intern Role Profile - Business Operations

Andrew Jackson Role: EPG – Partner Sales Operations Specialist University: Coventry – Business Management Role Insight Hi! My name is Andrew Jackson and I work within the Enterprise Partner Group and more specifically the Partner Team Unit(PTU). As a department we are held responsible for collaborating with our key IT solution …

Intern Role Profile - Finance

Lee Head Role: Financial Analyst – Consumer Channels Group University Course: Reading University – Business and Management My Role My role within finance is focused on supporting the Consumer Channels Group (CCG) part of Microsoft. Being a financial analyst the main aspect of my role is spent delving into numbers and identifying …

Intern Role Profile - Sales

Grant Youngman Role: International Sales Co-ordinator University: Surrey – Business Management My role is a bit of a difficult question, my title as an International Sales Co-ordinator hasn’t changed but what I do has. For the first 6 months I was assigned to the technical operations team within Multinational advertising …

Intern Role Profile - Marketing

Oliviero Iurcovich Role: Public Sector Sales Excellence Marketing intern Course: University of Surrey, BSc International Business Management Hi! I am Oli, the Public Sector Marketing intern. This means that on a day to day basis, I manage and organise different marketing activities across the Education, Health, National Security and Government …

Intern Role Profile - Data Analyst

Nauria Khan Role: A&O European HQ Business Analyst University: University of Worcester – Business, Marketing & Advertising Hi everyone! My name is Nauria and I am a Business Analyst working in the Advertising & Online European Time zone. My team is directly responsible for supporting the Vice President of …

Intern Role Profile - Data Analyst

Amy Rosato Role: Business Analyst Intern University Course: Business Studies – Portsmouth University Hi everyone, I’m Amy and I am an intern within Microsoft Services in the Service Centre, situated in Reading. I am a Business Studies Student from Portsmouth University, currently living back at home in London, and I …

Intern Role Profile - Marketing

Nathan Stewart Role: Cloud & Enterprise Product Marketing Manager Degree Course: Marketing Management – Lancaster University Hi, I’m Nathan and I’m a Product Marketing Manager for Cloud and Enterprise, within the Marketing and Operations team here at Microsoft. I’m currently studying Marketing Management at Lancaster University where I …

Intern Role Profile - Human Resources and Citizenship

Laura Born Navarro Role: Associate Talent Sourcer Degree: International Business at Kingston University. Introduction Hi everyone! I am part of the Talent Acquisition Team. My role is quite varied, which is something I like. It sits between a Talent Sourcer and a Staffing Consultant role; which means I am able …

Intern Role Profile - Data Analyst

Dan Radcliffe Role: Business Analyst Intern Course: Business Management – University of Sheffield Hi, I’m Dan and I’m a Business Analyst intern within the UK Service Centre; a team which sits within the heart of Microsoft Premier Services. I currently study Business Management at the University of Sheffield and …

Intern Role Profile - Business Services

Jake Simpson Role: Global Consumer Insights Intern University: Business Management (BSc) – University of Surrey Hi everyone, I’m Jake and I work in Global Consumer Insights. My role involves research into Microsoft’s own platforms, our competitors, consumer behaviour and the future of technology. On a daily basis I get …

Intern Role Profile - Public Relations & Internal Communications

Zain Luke Ali Role: Internal Communications Manager – Microsoft UK Services University & Course: Coventry University / Journalism & Media 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 …

Intern Role Profile - Finance

Bianca Ravindran University: Birmingham City University – .Economics and Finance Role: UK G&A Finance 1375388792738449308296911_n" title="" /> I work in the Finance team supporting Microsoft’s Services business and as my job title implies, I spend a lot of my time analysing financials and really penetrating into the drivers …

Intern Role Profile - Sales

Rose Brennan Role: Sales Solution Professional – EPG (Devices) Nottingham Trent – Business Management My Role Hey, I am Rose, and my role at Microsoft is a Sales Solution Professional in the Devices team sitting in EPG – Enterprise Partner Group (don’t worry, I didn’t know what that meant at first, …

Intern Role Profile - Finance

Toby Sakata2013Logo" title="" /> EMEA Finance Analyst – Xbox University of Kent – BSc Economics Job Role My name is Toby and I am the Finance Analyst intern for XBOX. My job role is pretty well defined by my title… I analyse financial data. Believe me though, this is NOT as boring as …

Intern Role Profile - Sales

Issy Chappel2013Logo" title="" /> Role: A&O Xbox Sales Solution Specialist University: Leeds – English Literature and Language Role Insight Hi! I’m Issy, I’m studying English Lit and Lang at the University of Leeds, and I am the Xbox Sales Solution Specialist Intern here at Microsoft. My job is …

Intern Role Profile - Data Analyst

James Parsons Role: Data Analyst, Advertising & Online University: Mathematics – Brunel University. Hi there, I’m James, a Mathematics student from Brunel University currently on my industrial placement as a data analyst for Online Advertising Operations. My role as a data analyst provides me with great opportunities and a large …

Intern Role Profile - Marketing

Polly Cartwright Associate Brand Strategist– YARN Event Management Ba (Hons)– Bournemouth University Job Role Hey everyone! I have just started as the first intern for a creative advertising company within Microsoft called YARN. A bit about YARN – creative, advertising agency who create online advertising campaigns for brands such as Warner …

Intern Insights - Marketing

Dan Oates logoCyanrgbD" title="" /> Role: Windows ConsumerMarketing University Course: Business Management (Year in Industry) – University of Birmingham Job Role Hey everyone, I’m Dan and I’m an intern in the Windows Consumer Marketing Team. I’ve been here for 3 months now and have loved every minute of …

Intern Insights - Business Operations

James Naldrett Job Role: Licensing Sales Support University Course:Business Studies- Bournemouth University Role Insight My name’s James and I’m shocked to say that I’m almost three months into my internship at Microsoft… Time has flown by! Before I get carried away talking about what an amazing …

Intern Insights - Project Management & Business Consulting

Josh Riches Role:Program Manager – MSN International University and Course: International Business Management BSc–The University of Surrey. Role Insight Hi, I’m Josh and I am an intern Program Manager for MSN UK and Ireland & Bing Apps. I manage the Sports, Weather and Health and Fitness sections of …

Assessment Centre Advice - Sales

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 …

Role Insight: Cloud OS Marketing Manager - by Zoe Magee

Hey there! I am Zoe, the Cloud OS Marketing Manager for the Server & Tools Business Group. The title is slightly deceiving as I am only an intern, but here at Microsoft interns are treated like full-time employees. And I have to say with the amount of responsibility I am …

Role Insight: Service Management Consultant – by Natalie Collins

Hello there :) My name is Natalie and I’m an intern in the Premier Support and Services business based in Thames Valley Park, Reading. I work as a Service Management Consultant, in a team that supports our customers to improve the health and operations of their IT by finding the …

Role Insight: Performance and Quality Analyst - by Kendall Wills

Hi! I’m Kendall, and I study Business and Management at the University of Sussex. I work as a Performance and Quality Analyst (Data Analyst) for Online Advertising Operations. Our team provides Operations for the Display component of Microsoft Advertising,  the products of which are the adverts you see on …

Role Insight: Data Analyst - by Sofie Cawley

Hello everyone! I’m Sofie and I study Accounting and Financial Management at Loughborough University. I gained a placement as a Data Analyst in Microsoft Advertising Support, specifically Bing Search,based in Victoria, London. I have chosen to write a piece for the blog to give you guys an insight …

Role Insight: Business Operations Intern - by George Grant

It is almost a year to the day that the seeds of applying for the Microsoft Internship programme were planted. I was attending a Windows Student Ambassador training day at the London offices, where I met couple of people – one an intern at the time and another, an ex-intern, that …

Role Insight: Xbox LIVE Advertising Product Manager - by Saul Parkinson

Hi Everyone, My name is Saul and I am currently an intern at Microsoft as part of my 4-year International Business “sandwich” degree at Brunel University. I come from London originally so didn’t venture too far to go to university and am also now situated in Microsoft’s Cardinal …

Role Insight: Global Agencies Sales Co-Ordinator - by Connor Jipps

Hello! Bonjour, Hola, Hallo, Ciao, Merhaba, Aloha, Sveiki! If you happened to be wondering, that last one was Latvian – one of just a host of languages some of our current interns boast. You’ll hopefully be reading this blog because you’re interested in working for Microsoft by this time …

Steven Mullaghan - Project Lead

I’m Steven: Music and movie buff, good food junkie and die hard Breaking Bad fan (Viva La Heisenberg). Here’s a kick-off introduction**to myself, my degree, my Microsoft Role and just what exactly you can expect from me this year as your Be Your Future Project Lead. I …

Maria Ledezma - Year in Review

It feels like yesterday when I was filling in my Microsoft application. Now I am sat here in my last week of what has been the most interesting and exciting year of my life. I have learnt more in the past year than I have done since being at University …

Year in Review - Charles Davies

Around 14 months ago, I received a call. A call that unbeknown to me, would dictate potentially the next few years, maybe decades of my life. A call, with an outcome I would never have expected. A call, telling me that not only had I achieved a place on the …

Areege Al Zubaidi - A Year in Review

In three weeks time I will be handing in my Windows 8 device, turning my monitor off, returning my “Microsoft Employee” ID badge, and ending my internship at Microsoft. I remember reading this blog around this time last year, just before my little adventure in technology land was about to …

NATASHA'S DIARY: How has the internship affected your career prospects? + Top Tips

In a quick Q&A this week Natasha tells us how she feelsher internship at Microsoft has affected her career prospects and gives top tips for students interested in a Microsoft internship. ***Q: How has this internship affected your career prospects?***  Ever since I was 14, I have …

Adam Richards: Xbox LIVE Research and Insights Intern – Year in Review

It seems only yesterday I was walking into the London office to meet my new team and settle into my new job at Microsoft. I’ve had a fantastic year so far and, you will see from everyone that has written a blog, I literally have no idea how the …

Katie Ball - Server Team Intern - Year in Review

With less than a few months to go, I can’t believe that this year is nearly over! Looking back over the year it’s really interesting to see what I’ve achieved so far and how much I still plan on achieving in the next few months. Since my …

NATASHA'S DIARY: Learning and Challenges

What was your greatest challenge? Someone once said…’ with great power comes great responsibility..’ (Yes that is a quote from Spiderman!), and it couldn’t be more true. Working for Microsoft has opened doors for me that I never knew could be opened, but it then becomes my responsibility to …

CHESHTA SHARMA: Project Manager

So here we are, 6 months gone and here is another blog entry on my life at MS so far. I was reminded yesterday, that from this week onwards – I only have 60 working days left as an Intern and that got me thinking about what I’ve achieved here …

Millie Hand - Internal Marketing

Hi I’m Millie, I go to Portsmouth University and study International Business Studies! Before I wrote this I remembered looking through this blog pre interviews and I’m trying to think what I would have liked to have seen. Firstly if you’ve got an assessment centre then well …

KATIE HOOK, Education Marketing Intern

4 months. That’s all I have left of by far the most incredible year of my life. A year ago, almost to the day, I was in the same position as I’m sure many of you are now. I’d been offered my job at Microsoft, very excitedly …

I want to be in: MARKETING!

Microsoft UK takes in dozens of marketing interns every year – and as marketing students across the country get ready for their Assessment Centres at Microsoft HQ we thought we’d share some wisdom on what to expect on the day. Kirsty is a Marketing Executive intern and has written a …

I want to be in: HUMAN RESOURCES!

Human Resources offer a few intern positions every year. Being in HR gives you an opportunity to travel around the country and be involved in activities across the organisation. The HR team is close knit with a real sense of camaraderie. Ellen is a HR Operations Advisor at Microsoft. in …

I want to be in: SALES!

Assessment Centres for next year’s batch of bright Sales interns are about to commence. With that in mind, we wanted to share some insight into what being a Sales intern at Microsoft UK actually involves. A sales internship at Microsoft is quite a departure from what the stereotypical sales …

NATASHA'S DIARY: What do you do on a daily basis?

What did you do on a daily basis? I get asked this question a lot, and it never fails to leave me speechless for a few moments, while I try to sum up in words what it is I actually do. Don’t get me wrong, I do A LOT …

NEIL SHARMA, Technical Account Manager Intern

Hi, my name’s Neil and I’m a Technical Account Manager (TAM) within Microsoft Premier Services. I am currently studying Electronic Engineering and Computer Science at Aston University. Before starting at Microsoft I was used to attending labs, coding and building electronic devices – the TAM role is a big …

RUSSELL-HARVEY FERNANDEZ, Financial Analyst Intern

Hello everyone, my name is Russell and I am the Financial Analyst intern for the UK Sales, Marketing and Services Group. 6 months into my role at Microsoft, I’ve definitely come a long way with developing skills, applying myself in my role and exploring the many opportunities and resources …

KELLY WALKER, Trade Marketing Coordinator Intern

Hi everyone, my name is Kelly Walker and I’m a Trade Marketing Coordinator for Xbox Advertising in EMEA. If you’d have told me a year ago that I would be sat here working for one of the biggest companies in the world I probably wouldn’t have believed …