Global Optimization Team intern at Microsoft

Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
London Greater London
Review Date
Salary
£18,000 - £19,999
Roles
Business Management Marketing

8.7/10

The Role

9.7

Organisation

7.6

Socialising

8.5

The Role

Role Description

Optimizing global marketing campaigns across our MS regions. Driving and developing innovative partnership campaigns and live events across EMEA.

1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?

Microsoft gave me responsibilities I could never have dreamed of, to lead with partners, to drive strategy and to execute Marketing campaigns across Multi-regions. It's been phenomenal.

10/10

2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?

Massively so, we aren't pencil-pushing, coffee-making interns. We're full time employees and treated as such.

9/10

3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?

When needed i was certainly given it. Proud to say I am not only colleagues with my managers, but friends outside of work also. They've been epic.

9/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

No comments needed. I was kept... Busy!

10/10

5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?

shedloads!

10/10

6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?

I've grown not only as a professional but as a person this year, it's been a life lesson in many respects. I've loved it all and can't wait to apply it to my studies.

10/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Welcoming, inspiring and explorative.

9/10

8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?

The structure built as the year progressed, but I liked that. Some may not.

7/10

9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?

They invested in terms of responsibility, they gave me important roles and let me drive with my ideas. That's a first class investment.

9/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • National Travel
  • International Travel
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Working from home
  • Healthcare/Dental
5/10

11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?

Very much so, I have other goals... but of all the other options, MS is top

8/10

Social

12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?

Massively

9/10

13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?

I lived in London... not cheap!

5/10

14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?

London = Epic

10/10

15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?

100%, everywhere you look

10/10