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 …

The Microsoft Surface team as well as some interns throughout the company partnered with the NFL at Regent Street and Wembley in the build-up to Jacksonville Jaguars vs Indianapolis Colts match-up. We were situated on Regent Street on the Saturday where 600k people passed through the many NFL related pop-ups, …

A One Off Opportuntiy: Work Experience at Microsoft

Before my experience at Microsoft, I had limited knowledge about the mechanics of business operations. There are many business groups that work antagonistically and are equally complex, but also critical to the survival of Microsoft's business portfolio. My mind has been blown by many of the insights I have gained …

More than one way to go about getting a career...

By Liam, Work Experience There is more than one way to go about getting a career. If you are eighteen, for example, have completed some sort of college apprenticeship and fancy yourself as a handy tradesman, then by all means go for it. Why wait, if you do not want …

Hello everyone, Oh boy, do we have some exciting content for you today or what! A couple of weeks ago the BYF team had the amazing opportunity to set some time with the General Manager for Microsoft UK Marketing and Operations (M&O), Nicola Hodson. Martin from the Content …

A “Rare” moment, the BeYourFuture offsite.

Dear Readers of the BeYourFuture Blog, It’s a common occurrence in teams at Microsoft, to organise the occasional ‘Offsite’ whereby an entire team ditches the laptops and boardrooms and heads off for a day of team bonding/fun and horrendously great banter. It’s not always so laid back, …

SmArticles follow up - Microsoft Band

Dear Readers, You may remember from a few weeks ago, the first of our SmArticles series of Articles went live! This is an internal competition that the BeYourFuture team has introduced this year. This gives Apprentices, Interns and Graduates in Microsoft UK the chance to showcase their writing talents, and …

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 …

Well well, aren't we looking sharp...

Welcome to your NEW BeYourFuture blog, we hope you like it! We have one definitive objective, and that is to be your number one resource for Apprentice/Intern/Graduate related content during your application and following this, your time at Microsoft. Each week we look to fill the blog with …

Be Your Future FY16 Introductions

Hello Future Interns of Microsoft and readers of the Be Your Future Blog, It is that time of the year again when students return to universities from their summer vacations with a fresh state of mind and also it’swhen theapplication process for the majority of companies open. …

Microsoft Win Graduate Social Media Award!

Last week Microsoft UK won “best use of social media in graduate recruitment” for the IT sector at the SoMe awards. University Staffing Consultant Ula Dolska and interns Josh Riches and Dan Oates claimed the prize for their work with the Be Your Future blog and social media platforms, as …

SoMe Awards: Congratulations to Microsoft, and many thanks to you!

On the 23rd January 2014, Microsoft was invited to the 2013-14 Social Media (SoMe) Graduate Recruitment Awards. Sponsored by Milkround, the event aimed to recognise and celebrate the achievements of a whole host of companies in their efforts to increase graduate recruitment through Social Media channels. In total there were …