Applications Close on 16 August 2020
At Microsoft, our mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Over the years, Microsoft has experienced great success and we are just at the beginning of an incredible new wave of opportunities.
Today, we live in a mobile-first, cloud-first world, and the transformation we are driving across our businesses is designed to enable Microsoft and our customers to thrive in this world.
Every organization across the planet will look to internal and external digital tools to help in their own digital transformation.
Microsoft is uniquely positioned in an era of massive business and societal transformation. Our entire purpose is to make things that help our customers make things and make things happen.
Join us in our quest to democratize the intelligent cloud and intelligent edge capabilities for the world.
Do you want to work on a meaningful and impactful project and make a difference? Are you willing to learn from others and open to new ideas?
Do you want to support others to succeed and operate in a highly collaborative and global environment? If this sounds like you, Microsoft would like to invite you to come join us as you are, where you can find more than just a job.
Read on to learn more about opportunities and apply online!
In New Zealand, our internship program is uniquely positioned to bring out a depth of experience being embedded in a role, whilst being exposed to a breadth of teams and technologies.
As an intern, you will work full-time during university holidays, and part-time during the university semester as you complete your course of study.
Our open intern positions in New Zealand vary from technical roles to non-technical business development roles. Each intern has a variety of experiences from hosting customer sessions, to helping to run important programs for our customers, or creating a chat-bot to be demoed to a customer.
During the interview process, you will have an opportunity to explore each of the internship paths and use Microsoft as a platform for you to pursue your passions.
Key features of the Program :
Upon applying to Microsoft, as you further your progress through later interview stages, you will have an opportunity to explore 8 different categories of roles, and speak with your interviewer on which opportunities you want to pursue.
Every intern we hire is placed in a different role centred around these 8 categories :
Technology -specific Roles :
1. Modern Workplace Specialist Roles
2. Data & AI Technology Specialist Roles
3. Azure (Cloud) Application & Infrastructure Specialist Roles
4. Business Applications Specialist Roles
Business-Facing Roles :
5. Technology Strategist Roles
Technologies live and breathe Microsoft technologies. They may consult technology strategy, run a workshop, or create an MVP to showcase to a client.
It’s preferred you have a technical degree / background. Examples : Account Technology Strategists, Partner Technical Architects
6. Acoount Management Roles
At Microsoft, we are customer obsessed, working across teams to provide value to our clients and partners in bringing in new customers to the Microsoft stack.
Examples : Account Executives, Technical Account Managers, Partner Development Managers
7. Marketing and Operations Roles
Great program managers can work across teams and business segments and teams to drive excellence internally. Examples : Sales Excellence Managers, Business Program Managers, Product Marketing Managers
At Microsoft, we strategically hire with an intention to give a taste of what full-time graduate roles are like. Our interns play a pivotal role in supporting various business areas in optimizing our operations and support in customer engagements.
As a community, you will have an opportunity to share your experience with other interns and learn from their role and responsibilities to get a broad view of how Microsoft operates across segments and disciplines.
Over-and-above your day job, you will also have an opportunity to lead or be a part of stretch projects across various Diversity & Inclusion or Philanthropy initiatives in the business.
Key Dates of Application
Applications Close : 16 August 2020
First Round Interviews : 2 - 4 September 2020
Final Round Interviews : 14 - 25 September 2020
Offer : First Week October 2020
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.
Benefits / perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.