Be Your Future

Microsoft’s Official UK Intern, Graduate & Apprentice Blog


Be Your Future, run by interns, for students. It is our mission to provide insights to excite and inspire you to join our brilliant Intern, Graduate and Apprenticeship schemes at Microsoft!
Maybe you’re in your second year of university, and considering a year’s placement in industry. Maybe you’re just about to graduate and you’re looking for a great graduate position to kickstart your career. Or maybe you have just finished GCSEs or A-levels and are interested in beginning your career in an apprenticeship role.
Through regular posts we will provide you with role insights so that you can identify your ideal job stream. We’ll provide a window into the culture at Microsoft, as well as showcasing the opportunities and involvement of interns, graduates and apprentices through diaries. If you’re energetic, motivated and passionate about technology, we’ll want you on board. “Be your future” will help equip you with the knowledge you need to submit the best possible application to our programmes. So look out for:
  • Role Insights

  • Diaries

  • Application Advice

  • Microsoft Culture, Products & Events

Stay tuned and follow the blog for the best insights into Microsoft from those-who-know. Be able to discover what job role is best for you and how to get hired. Enjoy!

 

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Internships

Intern Diaries – London AdWeek March 2015

Published on May 22, 2015 with no comments

by Polly Cartwright A group of interns were lucky enough to work at Advertising Week Europe, one of the largest collaborative advertising events in the world. AdWeek inspires thought leadership through engaging events which bring together clients in the advertising industry with a view to shape and influence the global industry! With companies ranging from Facebook and […]

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Graduates

Even More Graduate Assessment Centre Advice

Published on December 15, 2014 with comments disabled

by Bansri Sodha Aston University – BSc Mathematics with Economics Role: Associate Consultant – Microsoft Consulting Services (MCS) Graduate Assessment Centre If you have made it to the Assessment Centre, congratulations! You are now at the final stage of your Microsoft application journey. Application processes can be long and difficult and reaching the Assessment Centre can feel […]

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Apprentices

Luke Lloyd – Apprentice in UK Services

Published on March 13, 2015 with no comments

Hi all, my name is Luke…and I am part of Microsofts first ever Apprenticeship programme. The scheme runs for 18 months, and splits into two separate streams…Technical and business management. The latter of which I am on. It is a great opportunity to gain some valuable work experience alongside a well-respected Level 3 qualification. My […]

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Application Advice

A-Z of Applications – Part Three: R-Z

Published on January 8, 2015 with comments disabled

Applying for Internships or Graduate jobs can be daunting, stressful and a lot of hard work! But never fear, Be Your Future has come to the rescue with our A-Z of Applications. This 3 part series is presented by current interns, who will give you the best hints and tips for a successful application for […]

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Microsoft Culture

Imagine Make It Happen Event – 31st March

Published on March 19, 2015 with no comments

If you are a tech start up or a student and want a crash course on the key things you need to know to build and grow your startup, be inspired by students with big ideas and network with likeminded, ambitious entrepreneur’s, you won’t want to miss our Imagine Make It Happen event! When: Thursday 31st […]

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Buddy Team

London Interns – Where to Live

Published on May 6, 2015 with no comments

by Polly Cartwright So you’ve got the internship, you’re all excited, but you’re worrying about moving to wherever your job role is based. WORRY NO MORE! As current interns, many of us have been through exactly what you have too, so here is my best advice depending on where your next year is based. Cardinal […]

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