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
  • Windows into Microsoft
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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The Intern Assessment Centre – What to Expect

Published on February 23, 2015 with no comments

by Josh Riches So you’ve passed every stage so far, from application, to online tests, to video and Skype interview and now finally you’ve been invited to our assessment centre. First off, well done! Getting to this stage means that you’re good enough; now Microsoft want to meet you, and they also want you to […]

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Even More Graduate Assessment Centre Advice

Published on December 15, 2014 with no comments

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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Apprentice Diaries – Helping Run Major Events

Published on March 3, 2015 with no comments

by Matt Shaw Apprentice Job Title: Partner Marketing Executive As an apprentice you might expect that my job is just to make tea and file – thankfully you’d be wrong! As a Microsoft apprentice I am given just as much responsibility as other employees within Microsoft. Within my role as a partner marketing executive I’m able to be […]

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Application Advice

A-Z of Applications – Part Three: R-Z

Published on January 8, 2015 with no comments

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

Microsoft Apprentice Insight Event – 19th March!

Published on March 3, 2015 with no comments

Where: Microsoft Campus, Thames Valley Park, Reading, Berkshire, RG6 1WG When: Thursday 19th March, 16.30 – 18.30 Are you between the ages of 16-24? We want to offer you the opportunity of a lifetime; the chance to work inside a global technology company during one of the most exciting periods in its history, whilst gaining […]

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Team Directory

Introducing the Be Your Future ’15 Team!

Published on October 29, 2014 with comments disabled

Introducing this year’s Be Your Future blog team. We are a team of 7 interns currently undertaking our placement year at Microsoft, and are entrusted by the powers that be to deliver you content that provides insights to excite and inspire you to be part of our amazing internship graduate and apprenticeship schemes!    Project Lead – Josh Riches […]

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