Be Your Future

Welcome to the official UK Intern and Graduate blog!

Here, we aim to provide you with a real and honest insight into life at Microsoft as a part of the Intern and MACH (Microsoft Academy for College Hires) scheme. From role descriptions to application advice, as well as guest posts from a variety of Microsoft employees from all over the world – there’s a wealth of information available that we hope will help you make the most of your application and decide if this company is the place for you.

Why not start by meeting this year’s team behind the blog? And as ever, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with any questions you might have about the Microsoft Intern and MACH scheme. We look forward to hearing from you!

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UK Intern

Role Insight: MTC Lab Engineer by Hussam El-Anis

Published on April 2, 2014 with no comments

Hi all, my name is Sam and I am a Lab Engineer at the Microsoft Technology Centre (MTC) in Edinburgh. As you’ve most probably guessed, it’s a techy role (yay!). Before I dive into what I do as a Lab Engineer, let me first explain what the Microsoft Technology Centre (MTC) is and how it […]

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UK Graduate

MACH Stories – by Alex Cooper

Published on December 4, 2013 with comments disabled

I’ll start off by saying that my MACH experience hasn’t exactly been the most orthodox one. But nonetheless, since starting in September, it has been one of the best rides I’ve been on. The MACH scheme starts off with a month of on-boarding training which is organised and run by the previous years’ MACHs. This […]

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Application & Advice

Assessment Centre Advice – Sales

Published on March 12, 2014 with no comments

By this stage of your application, you’re most likely aware of which particular business area (or stream) you’ve applied for at Microsoft. And though our many Assessment Centres tend to follow a largely consistent format, there can sometimes be subtle differences from stream to stream. Therefore, in the interest of giving you guys the most […]

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Global Community

Karen Lim – Intern to MACH (Singapore)

Published on October 17, 2013 with comments disabled

Hi all, I’m Karen from Singapore, currently based here in OMB under CCG-Retail services. Coming from a consumer products industry, I’m really glad that I was posted to a department that works closely and directly with consumers and retailers. So here, I would like to share some stuff about Microsoft that for the first time […]

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James Croft: Microsoft Student Partner

Published on January 20, 2014 with comments disabled

I’m James Croft. I’m a 4th year student at the University of Hull studying Computer Science with Industrial Experience. I’ve experienced a lot while being at University, and I’ve always wanted to give something back to help out prospective students who are eager to get a degree and move on to greater things (because that’s what we […]

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