Manja is a Marketing Management intern based in Germany, and has interesting facts about Microsoft Germany as well as her top tips for success!
Name: Manja Faulhaber
Which university/course: Ludwig-Maximilian-University Munich, Computational Linguistics
Job Title: Marketing Management, Customer and Partner Experience
Brief description of your job: Our team is working on increasing customer and partner satisfaction and experience
Location: Germany, Munich
Tell us something people don’t know about Microsoft Germany?
After Redmond, USA and Shenzhen, China, Munich is home of the third Microsoft internet of things (IoT) and AI Lab worldwide, where IoT- and AI projects in EMEA are promoted – from the generation of ideas through to market introduction – with software, hardware and know-how.
A top tip for being successful during the application process:
Don’t copy standard answers that you can find at search engines – they know what you can find on the internet. They have already heard the top-answers on typical questions, for example “Where do you see yourself in 10 years” or “how would your family describe you”.
“Microsoft is a super innovative company – be innovative too!”
What has surprised you the most about working at Microsoft?
How valued you are as an Intern! There are so many possibilities, learning opportunities and friendly people trying to help where they can to make your internship experience as good as possible.
Has your perception of technology changed since working at Microsoft? Was the technology industry what you expected?
Yes, it definitely has changed. There’s so much more going in life than you could ever imagine – and being right at the source feels so great.
Describe your experiences at Microsoft in three words.
This is wow!