[Register Your Interest] - Business Operations Placement (2022 intake)

by Microsoft

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Job Details

Ongoing
£20000 + £500 sign-on bonus
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Business Analytics, Business Management, Information Technology, Internet/e-Commerce/New Media
South East
Reading

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Business Operations Internship - 2022 Intake

You must be in your penultimate year of study and eligible to undertake a 12 month placement starting in July 2022.

Want to put your quantitative or business management degree to the test?

Then join us in a Business Operations role and develop an extensive range of skills including internal stakeholder management, reporting, process improvement, business change management and customer and partner research.

About the Internship Programme

When you do an internship with us you will come into a real job role and belong to an established team, receive a full induction as well as on the job coaching, mentoring and personal development.

Based in Reading you’ll have an unforgettable year working in any number of roles and areas. From business operations to sales, consulting and technical roles, no matter what you are studying there is a place for you at Microsoft.

Stretch (Extra) Projects

On top of your day-to-day role, you also have the chance to get involved in a variety of stretch projects. Stretch projects are in addition to your job role and unique to the intern programme. They include teams that evangelise about our exciting technology to external audiences, support on impactful citizenship projects, help with diversity events and fundraising activities and work on business impact projects with senior leaders. There are also opportunities to manage blogs, design apps and undertake internal projects, whatever your passion is there is a stretch project for you.

Training

We’ll help you make the most of your talents with training that looks something like this:

  • 70% learning on the job
  • 20% learning from your manager, peers and mentor
  • 10% learning through structured courses and role-specific training

Some of the highlights of your experience will include:

  • 2 week induction
  • Manager one-to-ones
  • Quarterly development meetings
  • Mentoring and coaching opportunities
  • Microsoft Office Specialist Exams
  • Organised Intern community events
  • Access to the Microsoft Learning Centre
  • Fast track to our graduate opportunities (depending on performance)

What qualities do we look for in our people?

  • Team Player: driving digital transformation with our customers is a team sport. We need teammates who can stay maniacally focused on our customers' satisfaction while operating in a highly-collaborative, matrixed global organization.
  • Growth Mindset: your life is truly about learning-it-all. You approach every new piece of information, knowledge, and competency with insatiable curiosity. Ultimately, you're open to the ideas of others, where the success of others does not diminish your own.
  • Resourceful: you have the drive to overcome any obstacle in your work.
  • Customer Focused: you learn about your customers and their businesses with a beginner's mind and then bring solutions that meet their needs.
  • Pure Challenge: demonstrated desire and ability to readily take on complex challenges and work towards solutions to seemingly unsolvable problems.
  • Passion for Technology: you're deeply motivated by the incredible opportunity of how technology can inspire and ignite change and renewal.

What you will get? Rewards & benefits

Alongside the long-term career benefits, the Intern programme comes with some great advantages from day one. You’ll earn a competitive salary of £20,000 + a sign on bonus and be given 25 days’ holiday during your year with us, three days a year to volunteer for a cause of your choice, product discounts, subsidised cafes and restaurants, free drinks, gym membership (HQ), wellbeing centres and free legal advice and emotional support.

Visit our Careers FAQ Page to learn more about the interview process and answers to commonly asked questions.

About Microsoft

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.

How to apply

Please ensure you attach a full up to date CV with your application to be considered.

Please note that applications may close before the application deadline, so apply early to avoid disappointment.


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