Today's career post comes from Dion Hutchings, a Developer Evangelist for Microsoft who specializes in Windows Azure. You can follow Dion on Twitter @DionHut. We asked Dion about his background and how he ended up working for Microsoft at the Redmond campus and here's what he had to say:
Getting Connected to Microsoft
I was volunteering at IEEE in the student branch of my university (Telecommunications Engineering Department of Technical University of Madrid – ETSIT-UPM) when a technical evangelist introduced the Microsoft Student Tech Club (STC) initiative. After that introduction, I talked to some friends and decided to found the STC of my University.
We’re excited to have Microsoft University Recruiter Kimberly Wagner and Imagine Cup and MSP alumnus Wilson To hosting our Career Week Facebook Live Chat on Thursday, May 16 from 9-10am PDT. Before the chat we asked Kimberly and Wilson to answer a few questions to help students get to know a little bit about them.
Next week, May 13-17, Microsoft Student will share career resources and offer guidance for students planning for the transition from school to the working world. Be sure to follow along on Microsoft Student Facebook and @MS_Student Twitter. Here is an overview of some of what you will see next week:
Take a look at student developed app Hearts Deluxe, which brings the popular card game Hearts to your Windows Phone! Try to go for the lowest score by avoiding Hearts and the Queen of Spades. The game features intuitive controls, adjustable difficulty and a statistics tracker. It has 883 reviews and a 4 and a half start rating so be sure to check it out.