Even the greatest were once beginners. It all started 40 years ago with two young bright minds (Bill Gates and Paul Allen) with a dream of empowering people with innovative creations, aiming to become one of the greatest and well-known companies in the world. With the transition towards the mobile first and cloud first world, in an industry that expects creative solutions and value creation, our job is to ensure that Microsoft leads the future, once again. Are you willing to join us in our journey?
Who we are
From Bing and Windows Phone to Xbox, Surface and Skype, to our cloud transformational products like Windows Azure and Office 365. We help people connect in ways no one else can, making everyday life that bit more fun. Creating products that touch people’s lives in so many ways is inspiring. Whether it’s one person, a team, or a whole business. This is what drives us to create the next big thing, wowing our customers and opening even greater opportunities for our people.
MEA internship program
This is not your average tea-making, hand-holding internship. We will put you on real projects from the start, developing your natural talents and providing you with insights that will change the way you look at everything from smartphones to search engines and beyond.
Our Internship Program offers you the opportunity to join Microsoft on a real job role in various job families including Marketing, Sales, Services, IT and Operations. On top of your role, you’ll have the chance to join our dynamic community of international interns, enabling you to build a global network of contacts and to gain exposure to real Microsoft business activities and leaders in the world!
At Microsoft, our interns work on projects that matter and your team will rely on your skills and insights to help deliver those projects to market. You’ll get the opportunity to work on real projects and have fun along the way. This is your chance to show off your skills and work on cutting-edge technology. We offer internships in all job families and product areas
Here is an example of what you could be doing – bear in mind you will be assessed for all available roles, and assigned to the position we believe is the best fit for you based on your background, career expectations, performance at interview stage and available roles at the time of hiring:
Internship Tracks :
As a Sales Intern, you will learn about the different aspects of the Microsoft sales cycles and the different techniques used for selling through partners and distribution channels.
You will be responsible for coordinating with Microsoft teams and partners for the best positioning of Microsoft products and solutions.
Applications to this opportunity are considered for all available Sales & Account Management roles. Typical roles within the Sales / Account Management stream are: Account Manager and Sales Excellence Analyst. Our customers are essentially Enterprise, Small & Medium businesses.
Our technology helps to empower customers through you. These positions give you the opportunity to have an impact on both internal and external customers. You are the kind of person who can’t help but inspire people with the power and potential of technology. You’re hardwired to share with them how a program or new piece of hardware can improve their lives or businesses. Here, you can use your gift to become a trusted client advisor, supporting our customers and keeping our company growing in more than 100 countries around the world.
Applications to this opportunity are considered for all available Technical / Customer facing roles. Typical roles within the Technical / Customer facing stream are: Account Manager, Account Technical Strategist and Sales Excellence Analyst. Our customers are essentially Enterprise, Small & Medium businesses.
· Pursuing or within one year of graduation from Undergraduate studies
· Exceptional negotiation, presentation, analytical and interpersonal skills
· Passion for People & Technology, Customer relations and Sales
· English language & local language fluency for all roles
· Full work authorization for your chosen location
MEA internship program experience:
Some of the highlights of your experience will include:
· Manager one-to-ones
· Regular performance reviews
· Personal Development Program
· Organized Intern community events
· Access to latest Microsoft technology and solutions
· Scenario assessment (online test)
· Screening (Skype)
· Face-to-face or Skype interview
· Interview/Assessment center