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  • Blog Post: Want to work for Microsoft?

    Are you a student with excellent technical skills and an ambition to work on world changing products? We might have just the job for you… The job descriptions and instructions on how to apply can be found in this doc . "You will find no other company with the sheer breadth of technologies, from...
  • Blog Post: Free Microsoft Webcasts for Students!

            Just a quick post to let everyone know about a bunch of free webcasts aimed at students. The topics are: Internet Explorer 8 & Bing – 10th March Technology Trends: Women in Technology – 24th March Introduction to C# Programming – 7th April Technology Trends: Career Opportunities...
  • Blog Post: Gold Partner Seeks Passionate Comp Sci Grads

    CM Group a Microsoft Gold Partner focussed on content production to support products from major software companies including Microsoft are once again looking to recruit graduates with a passion for technology. In their words: “ CM Group has created an environment that enables people to reach their full...
  • Blog Post: Lionhead Studios – Now Recruiting!

    Lionhead Studios, developer of the Fable and Black and White series are looking to recruit the best and brightest grads with strong C++ skills. Ideally candidates would have a passion for video games, creative flair as well as considerable C++ experience. This would be a great opportunity for the right...
  • Blog Post: Internship Opportunities - Redmond, Seattle

    If you're a technical student looking for the opportunity to get some experience and fancy working at Microsoft in the US next summer then this is the opportunity for you. The bad news - you only have a couple of days left to apply (the deadline is 15th Jan). There are two types of roles available both...
  • Blog Post: Free eLearning for Microsoft Certification

    Ever fancied getting some more letters after you name and improving your job prospects when you leave uni? Then Microsoft certification is for you! We're making a whole bunch of official eLearning content available to students for free through the IT Academy Student Pass programme. These courses will...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Student Partner Application Deadline Extended to 30th June

    The Microsoft Student Partner Programme allows the brightest student technology enthusiasts from UK universities the chance to engage with Microsoft to get the most out of our technologies and get some great 'real world' experience on their CVs. Because we know this time of year is difficult for students...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Student Partners - Now Recruiting for Academic Year '08

    The Microsoft Student Partner is a way for students to affiliate themselves with Microsoft getting the opportunity to represent the company at their university and pick up some cool prizes along the way. Plus it looks great on your CV. From the MSP site: " Microsoft Student Partners carry out tasks...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Gold Partner Would Like to Meet Enthusiastic Technical Grads...

    Last week we held our first Imagine Cup event at our offices in Reading. Whilst there I was fortunate enough to have a chat with Steve Cox from CM Group (Content Master). CM create training, e-learning courses, hands on labs, reference applications, conference presentations and books that are published...
  • Blog Post: Happy new year - now get to work ;)

    Hopefully like me you've all had a great Christmas but I'm guessing that also like me today was the last day of your holidays :(. I thought that to kick off the new year I'd remind you about some upcoming deadlines (Aren't I kind!). Round One of the Imagine Cup Software Design Competition ends on this...
  • Blog Post: XNA Game Studio 2 Released and Entry to Dream-Build-Play 2008 Opens!

    Yesterday the much anticipated XNA Game Studio 2.0 launched adding support for all versions of Visual Studio and online multiplayer gaming . To learn how to get started, install Game Studio 2.0 visit and get some code samples visit http://creators.xna.com/Education/GettingStarted.aspx . All your existing ...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Inspiration Tour... Coming to a university near you!

    We are currently busy preparing to launch a new initiative which will see me and several other members of the academic team touring the UK to deliver technically focused content to students. Each and every university has the opportunity to host one of these sessions so start pestering your lecturers...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Research PhD Scholarship

    To follow on from my previous post here about student opportunities at Microsoft, MSR (Microsoft Research) have just opened applications for their PhD scholarship program. The deadline is the 26th September and you can find full details here . Technorati Tags: Microsoft Research , PhD Scholarship...
  • Blog Post: Student Careers @ Microsoft

    A short while ago I received an email from a student at Lancaster University asking for information about careers for students at Microsoft. It occurred to me that there is no one place where all the opportunities for UK students are listed. Well now there is... MSP Program - The Microsoft Student...
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