Make What's Next - International Women's Day

Girls have a real passion to address big issues facing the world today and in doing so being part of changing the world of the future — but few of them realize how much STEM is foundational to have the impact they hope to have (only 6.7% of women graduate …

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. …

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 International Christmas Video

Another Be Your Future Special. The team coordinated with 5 different countries across Europe to create a short International Christmas Video, wishing you all a very Merry Christmas! …

Microsoft Mannequin Challenge

A Be Your Future Special. A few interns and apprentices team up to present you with, The Mannequin Challenge. It’s not all work here at Microsoft’s Headquarters UK, especially when you have an amazing Xbox Experience Zone! Check it out in our video. Work hard and play harder! …

Graduate Interview: Polly Cartwright

Here we have one of our Graduates called Polly, answering a few questions about her experiences at Microsoft so far: "How do the internship and graduate schemes differ?" "What opportunities has Microsoft provided you with?" …

Sales Graduate Q&A

We had a Facebook Live Session, where we answered many questions relating to the application process, roles and life here at Microsoft in general. This video is an informative and honest opinion of current/ recent graduates, and gives you key tips and advice in progressing though the Graduate application. Many …

Business Consultancy and Project Management Graduate Q&A

We had a Facebook Live Session, where we answered many questions relating to the application process, roles and life here at Microsoft in general. This video is an informative and honest opinion of current/ recent graduates, and gives you key tips and advice in progressing though the Graduate application. Many …

Technology Graduate Q&A

We had a Facebook Live Session, where we answered many questions relating to the application process, roles and life here at Microsoft in general. This video is an informative and honest opinion of current/ recent graduates, and gives you key tips and advice in progressing though the Graduate application. Many …

A day in the Office... on the go

Happy Monday everyone, Have you ever had problems collaborating because of the inability to instantly share or edit group projects or presentations? As an organisation, Microsoft strives to be mobile- first, cloud- first and Office 365 is a perfect example of what this means. It allows for a stress-free synchronisation …

A day in the Office with OneDrive

Happy Monday readers, After last week's introduction to OneNote, we thought it will be a good idea to give the spotlight today to the application that allows you to store all those notes, spreadsheets, presentations and reports with a click of a button. Of course, we are talking about OneDrive. …

A day in the Office... OneNote edition

Hello lovely readers, We are delighted to announce that we are starting a new weekly segment on the blog called " A day in the Office " in which we will provide you with information, tips and tutorials to help you be more productive with Microsoft's amazing Office apps. And our new …

New Microsoft product coming your way !?

Hey everyone, We have some exciting news for all of you, Xbox lovers. Microsoft recently announced that later this year a new console will be released that will go by the name of Xbox One S. From being 40 % slimmer with even more powerful hardware to streaming 4k video on …

Milkround Insight Day Recap

Hello lovely readers, Back in March, the amazing intern 101 team, Milkround hosted a brilliant Insight event, inviting 50 university students to our UK HQ for a look into what life at Microsoft is like. They showcased the different roles & streams available to students, showing what the day to …

My Microsoft experience

Hey lovely readers, Well, isn't this turning out to be a great section of the blog? Today, we are bringing you a video of our very own Content Lead, Laura who recently was interviewed about her Microsoft experience. Click on the link below to watch it :) …

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 …

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 …

Microsoft OneNote

Ever used OneNote before? No? Well you should definitely check out this video! OneNote is a tool that you can use to put things like lecture notes, classwork, and revision in. You may think that sounds a bit like Word. HOWEVER, in OneNote you can store literally a whole notebook …

Weekly Spotlight - Get to know Satya Nadella better !

This week your BeYourFuture team lightens the mood during a stressful period of assessment centres and ... gives you the opportunity to get to know our CEO, Satya Nadella better! Working at Microsoft is all about people. Microsoft does not only aim at empowering every person and organisation on the planet …

Weekly Spotlight - Microsoft Cloud accelerating Cancer Research

“Our mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more” (Satya Nadella) Technology is made to have a great impact on humanity’s progress, and Microsoft’s cloud accelerating Cancer Research embodied this principle. Check this great video where Wu Feng, Computer Science Professor …

Diversity at Microsoft

"Diversity is an existential need for Microsoft. We are used in 192 countries, so we have to represent that" (Satya Nadella) Last week your BYF team provided you with insights on Women working at Microsoft, and we are back this week with ...a great video on Diversity at Microsoft ! Microsoft …

Careers for Women at Microsoft

“The sensibility that is required in order to build products that are loved by people who are by definition diverse is not going to be possible if we don’t have diversity in the workforce,” (Satya Nadella, Shareholder Meeting, 2014) Diversity of age, faith, origin, sexual orientation and gender is …

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 …

EGX Recap

EGX is just one of the many events that we as interns have the privilege to be a part of. With over 60,000 attendees each year, it is an amazing convention that showcases the latest released and non-released games, where you get the chance to meet the developers, voices …

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 …