Over the last three decades, Microsoft has consistently transformed the way that people live, work, play and connect through great technology. We are inspired every day by the genuine belief that we can change the world for the better. Here on our UK website you'll find out more about how we are driving advances in cloud computing, developing new ways for people to interact with technology at home, at work and on the move, while transforming education and public services and supporting the UK economy.Microsoft is still a young company. We've been at the centre of the revolutionary changes that technology has brought to every aspect of our lives and we'll be at the centre of tomorrow's transformations. The best is yet to come.
How cool would it be if you got to explore different roles in software development in your freshman or sophomore year? If you aspire to be a software developer and are currently majoring in Computer Science, Electrical or Computer Engineering, we invite you to apply for the Explore Microsoft program.Explore Microsoft is a 12-week summer internship program that is specifically designed for college underclassmen (freshmen and sophomores) and offers a rotational experience aimed to enable you to gain experience in our different software engineering roles. This program is designed to provide exposure to various tool and programming languages in the field of software development and encourage students to pursue degrees in computer science, computer engineering, or related technical disciplines through hands-on training and group project experience. Your on-the-job learning will be augmented with mentoring, community building and networking opportunities.Candidate QualificationsCandidates must be a freshman or sophomore enrolled in a bachelorís degree program with a demonstrated interest in majoring in computer science, computer engineering, software engineering, or related technical major. Students must have completed an Introduction to Computer Science course (or equivalent class) as well as one semester of calculus (or equivalent) by the start of the program. Finalists will be selected on the basis of eligibility and demonstrated interest in the software industry