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Take this free virtual opportunity to upskill yourself get a true feel of what it’s like to work at Microsoft.
Microsoft is on a mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Our culture is centered on embracing a growth mindset, a theme of inspiring excellence, and encouraging teams and leaders to bring their best each day. Having a growth mindset encourages each of us to lean in and learn what matters most to our customers, to create the foundational knowledge that enables us to make customer-first decisions in everything we do. In doing so, we create life-changing innovations that impact billions of lives around the world. You can help us achieve our mission.
Microsoft Sales teams help our customers reach their business potential by accelerating organizational agility with connected technologies and solutions. These forward-thinking, collaborative teams enable digital transformation and solve mission-critical technology issues for clients. Our Marketing teams engage consumers, businesses, and employees globally and acts as a single, unified team across products, services, and devices. The marketing team is home to centralized and connected advertising, brand, communications, and media teams.
Microsoft has a wide range of opportunities for you to explore in the field of Sales and Marketing and across other Go To Market disciplines.
We encourage you to use Microsoft’s Asia Virtual Experience Programme to get to know us better and discover the knowledge and skills that can set you up for success in your chosen field.
Come as you are, do what you love.
Earn a Certificate
When you complete the Go-To-Market: Undergraduate & Masters Asia Virtual Experience Programme, you’ll earn a personalised completion certificate to share with prospective employers and your professional network.
Have your job application prioritised
It’s important to stand out when you apply for a job. Complete the Go-To-Market: Undergraduate & Masters Asia Virtual Experience Programme, for your application to be prioritised for review when you apply at Microsoft.
Be seen by Microsoft
The power is in your hands. Opt in to share your work and profile with the HR team at Microsoft to stand out.
Make your CV and LinkedIn stand out
You’ll be able to include this experience on your CV and Linkedin profile. Demonstrate that you’re ambitious, hardworking and have developed valuable practical skills.
Do it in your own time
Fit the Go-To-Market: Undergraduate & Masters Asia Virtual Experience Programme in with your busy schedule. Learn at your own pace and reach your personal goals.
Gain real work experience
Throughout the Go-To-Market: Undergraduate & Masters Asia Virtual Experience Programme, you’ll develop deep insights into what it is actually like to work at Microsoft.
Learn direct from Microsoft
This Go-To-Market: Undergraduate & Masters Asia Virtual Experience Programme has been created by leaders at Microsoft. You’ll receive instructions from the Microsoft team and compare your work with real model solutions from Microsoft.
Leverage this experience in interviews
Next time you walk into an interview, you’ll be job ready with experience and an understanding of the role.
Set yourself up for success
No more applying for jobs without knowing what the role involves. Build the confidence and practical skills that employers are looking for.
Undertake research to discover more about Microsoft
Test your knowledge through our online quiz.
Prepare for your Virtual Experience at Microsoft
Hear first-hand experiences of Microsoft interns.
Use SMART goal setting to build the career you want
Set SMART goals for your virtual internship experience.
Get to know Microsoft’s values – Respect, Integrity and Accountability
Identify appropriate responses that demonstrate Microsoft’s three values.
Explore Microsoft’s commitment and approach to putting values into action
Identify practical examples of Microsoft’s values in action.
Explore Microsoft's cultural transformation
Identify the key elements of Microsoft’s culture.
Discover Microsoft's Four Solutions that enable digital transformation
Identify Microsoft products and services that support Microsoft solutions.
Bring your professional voice to the Microsoft table
Develop confidence building characteristics.
Bring a professional approach to meetings
Source tips to confidently participate before, during and after a meeting.
Discover the importance of your personal brand
Identify the personal brand attributes you want to be recognised for.
Realize the impact of a positive first impression
Deliver a positive impression to your target audience. Please note that this task will require you to record a video clip, as such, please be mindful that your device may 'request access to your camera’ for the purposes of completing the task.
Discover the value of applying a Growth Mindset to everything you do
Share an example of applying a Growth Mindset. Please note that this task will require you to record a video clip, as such, please be mindful that your device may 'request access to your camera’ for the purposes of completing the task.
Develop curious thinking to support a Growth Mindset
Use your curiosity to learn more about Microsoft.
Learn the value of positive self-talk (bonus task)
Change your self talk from negative to positive.
Discover the value of different types of learning activities (bonus task)
Recognize the most effective learning activities for you.
Learn about managing your growth mindset and behavior to improve adaptability (bonus task)
Apply a model to improve adaptability during challenging times.
Learn about reactions to change and effective change management strategies (bonus task)
Use the Change Curve model to improve your reactions to and management of change.
Learn about different communication preferences to develop a more flexible communication style (bonus task)
Identify your personal communication preferences.
Adapt your communication style to support different communication preferences (bonus task)
Identify the most appropriate communication approach for different scenarios.
Learn how to manage your time and identify priorities more effectively (bonus task)
Prioritize typical work activities you might perform as an intern.
Keep focused by developing strategies to manage disruptions (bonus task)
Determine how to minimize your typical disruptions.
Understand the core concepts of Cloud Computing to support businesses in leveraging it
Develop a glossary of cloud computing terms and outline the benefits of cloud computing.
Learn how Microsoft Azure is leading the way in helping organisations meet their business challenges
Describe the value of Microsoft Azure services and related products.
This programme is self-paced. It takes 6-8 hours to complete this Virtual Experience Programme.
Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Our culture is centered on embracing a growth mindset, a theme of inspiring excellence and encouraging teams and leaders to bring their best each day. We believe we should each find meaning in our work and we ensure employees have the freedom and the reach to help make a difference in the world.
To apply for this experience and to find out more, please click on the apply button.