Software Engineering: PhD Intern Opportunities

Microsoft

Location: Atlanta, Georgia, Bellevue, Washington, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Raleigh, North Carolina, Redmond, Washington, San Francisco, California, Sunnyvale, California

Job Type: Full time

Posted

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- Reshma Saujani

Come build community, explore your passions and do your best work at Microsoft with thousands of students from every corner of the world. This opportunity will allow you to bring your aspirations, talent, potential—and excitement for the journey ahead.   

Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. As employees we come together with a growth mindset, innovate to empower others and collaborate to realize our shared goals. Each day we build on our values of respect, integrity, and accountability to create a culture of inclusion where everyone can thrive at work and beyond. Learn more about our cultural attributes 

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 passions 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.

Responsibilities

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.   

  • Applies engineering principles to solve complex problems through sound and creative engineering. 
  • Quickly learns new engineering methods and incorporates them into his or her work processes. 
  • Seeks feedback and applies internal or industry best practices to improve his or her technical solutions. 
  • Demonstrates skill in time management and completing software projects in a cooperative team environment. 

Qualifications

  • Pursuing PhD degree in engineering, computer science or related field.  
  • Must have at least one additional quarter/semester of school remaining following the completion of the internship.  
  • One year of programming experience in an object-oriented language.  
  • Ability to demonstrate an understanding of computer science fundamentals, including data structures and algorithms. 

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.

The salary for this internship in the state of Colorado is $8,600 per month.

Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

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