Microsoft is currently accepting applications for the Explore Microsoft Internship in Washington and California!
Explore Microsoft is a 12-week summer internship program specifically designed for students in their first or second year of a bachelor’s degree program and provides the opportunity to experience the main phases of the product development cycle: Design, Build and Quality. This program is designed to encourage the applicant’s interest in computer science, computer engineering, or a related technical discipline.
The Explore Internship is intended for students who are beginning their academic studies and would like to learn more about careers in software development through a learning program. Interns will gain group project experience working alongside other Explore Interns. The candidate’s on-the-job learning will be enhanced with mentoring, community building and networking opportunities.
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Duties and Responsibilities:
The interns will work closely within a team of Explore Interns and have end-to-end ownership for design, development, and quality of a project that will impact their broader team. Throughout the internship, they’ll gain hands-on experience with various tools and programming languages in the field of software development. Working closely with their respective Manager and Mentors, they will evaluate requirements, estimate costs, create and implement features and services. During the 12-week internship they will experience both core tech disciplines (Program Manager and Software Engineer). Moreover, the position may require the incumbent to travel for work around 25% (at most) of the time.
Note: Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.
The interns will be provided with the following benefits:
- Industry-leading healthcare
- Giving programs
- Opportunities to network and connect
- Discounts on products and services
The applicants are required to meet the following eligibility criteria.
- Must be freshman or sophomore student, currently enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program within the United States, Canada or Mexico.
- Demonstrated interest in majoring in computer science, computer engineering, software engineering or related technical major.
- Completed an Introduction to Computer Science course (or equivalent class) as well as one semester of calculus (or equivalent) by the start of the program.
- Demonstrated interest in the software industry.