Microsoft: Graduate / Internship Programme 2020 / 2021


Location: Johannesburg

Are you insatiably curious?
Do you collaborate well with others, knowing that better solutions come from
working together? Are you motivated every day to empower others to achieve
more through technology and innovation?
If yes – Our Graduate
Experience is designed for you.

What’s in it for me?

Foundation. Microsoft is a workplace unlike any
other. Our graduate experience helps new hires hit the ground running,
navigate a complex global organization and position themselves for success.

Purpose. Our interactive program is designed to
complement a graduates day- to-day role. It exposes them to senior leaders
and high-level business strategy to ensure they are plugged into the bigger
vision.

Network. Our graduate experience provides the opportunity to connect and learn from more hundreds of peers and alumni in more than 80 countries – to create professional relationships and cross-cultural experiences that are invaluable to career success. And much more including global networking & mentoring opportunities and full competitive Microsoft benefits package!

Responsibilities

This is where ideas get transformed into technology. By focusing on the technical side of things, you’ll get a first-hand look at our revolutionary business solutions, and a say in how we make good products even better. If all goes well, we may even progress with one of your ideas – an idea that could change the course of technology. Taking on a customer facing technical role, you’ll get to grips with the world’s most advanced technologies, see new products come to market and introduce cutting-edge technology solutions to our customers. We have some of the world’s biggest companies as clients. If you like the idea of creating technical solutions to help them overcome their business problems, this is the role for you.

Qualifications

Pursuing or
within one year of graduation from a full time Bachelor’s or Master´s degree

  • Education
    background in computer science, computer engineering, IT, electrical
    engineering, IT & Business innovation or other related fields
  • First
    practical experiences or internships in IT technology related fields
  •  Combining
    business acumen with technological experience
  •  Well developed
    communication, presentation as well as analytical and problem-solving skills
  •  Negotiation, customer
    service, and interpersonal skills
  • Passion for
    technology
  • Fluency in
    English and local language is required
  • Full work
    authorization is required

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.

How to Apply

Apply Online for the Microsoft Graduate / Internship Programme