The Microsoft Software Engineering Internship is a coveted opportunity for students pursuing degrees in computer science, software engineering, or related fields. This internship program offers participants the chance to gain hands-on experience, work on real-world projects, and collaborate with experienced professionals in a dynamic and innovative environment.
Typically offered during the summer or throughout the year, the Microsoft Software Engineering Internship allows interns to engage in various aspects of software development, including coding, testing, debugging, and potentially contributing to the creation of cutting-edge software products or services.
Interns often work closely with teams within Microsoft, participating in agile workflows, attending meetings, and receiving mentorship from seasoned engineers. They get exposure to the company’s technologies, tools, and development processes, gaining valuable insights into industry best practices.
The internship program emphasizes learning and growth, providing interns with opportunities to enhance their technical skills, problem-solving abilities, and teamwork in a professional setting. Additionally, interns may have the chance to network with other interns and professionals within Microsoft, potentially opening doors for future career opportunities within the company.
Every year, Microsoft welcomes Interns from every corner of the world to join Microsoft. You bring your aspirations, talent, potential—and excitement for the journey ahead. At Microsoft, Interns work on real-world projects in collaboration with teams across the world, while having fun along the way. You’ll be empowered to build community, explore your passion, and achieve your goals. This is your chance to bring your solutions and ideas to life while working on cutting-edge technology. The internship is designed not only for you to do great work with the opportunity to learn and grow, but to experience our culture full of diverse community connection, executive engagement, and memorable events.
Software engineers (SWEs) work with teammates to solve problems and build innovative software solutions. You are passionate about customers and product quality, and you provide technical guidance to Technical Program Managers and Product Managers they consider user needs and product requirements. You will also be expected to demonstrate an ability to learn and adopt relevant new technologies, tools, methods and processes to leverage in your solutions. As a SWE, you are dedicated to design, development and testing of next-generation software which will empower every person and organization on the planet to achieve more
Required Qualifications For The Microsoft Software Engineering Internship
- Be enrolled in a bachelor’s or master’s degree in engineering, computer science or related field.
- Must have at least one additional quarter/semester of school remaining following the completion of the student worker program.
- Experience and interest in working with backend containerized microservices (ex: Docker, Kubernetes, etc.)
- Fluency in English.
- Have solid problem-solving skills.
- You must be legally authorised to work in Kenya to be eligible for this role. (Legally authorised = has citizenship or has been granted a valid visa or work permit)
Preferred Qualifications Foe The Microsoft Software Engineering Internship:
- Be passionate about quality, performance, and reliability.
- Knowledge, experience with one or more general purpose programming languages such as C#, Python.
- Good interpersonal oral and written communications skills
- Experience delivering results through collaboration across disciplines, feature teams, and partners
- Applies engineering principles to solve complex problems through sound and creative engineering.
- Quickly learns new engineering methods and incorporates them into work processes.
- Seeks feedback and applies internal or industry best practices to improve technical solutions.
- Demonstrates skill in time management and completing software projects in a cooperative team environment.
- Industry-leading healthcare
- Educational resources
- Discounts on products and services
- Savings and investments
- Maternity and paternity leave
- Generous time away
- Giving programs
- Opportunities to network and connect
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