This week we shared resources for students who are starting their career search. This included tips to stand out and stories of Microsoft employees. We also hosted a Facebook Chat with Microsoft University Recruiter, Kimberly Wagner, and Imagine Cup and MSP Alumni, Wilson To, who now works in tech.
Your Career Questions Answered
Have questions about starting your career? Be sure to take a look at the chat recap from our time with Kimberly and Wilson. It offers great resources and career guidance. We’ve included the full list of resources below for you to reference. If you have additional questions about getting your career started, please leave us a comment or contact us on Facebook or on Twitter at @MS_Student.
From MSP to Microsoft Employee
Israel Arribas is a former MSP and Imagine Cup competitor from Madrid who now works for Microsoft in Spain. He shared his experience as a student and how it shaped his career path and got him to where he is today. Be sure to read Israel’s blog.
Australia to Redmond: Dion Hutching’s Tech Career
Dion Hutchings is a Microsoft Developer Evangelist specializing in Windows Azure. He’s also been a host of several of our development chats. We asked Dion how he ended up working for Microsoft in Redmond and he gave us the story as well as some advice for students. Read Dion’s blog post to get advice and learn from his experience.
5 Steps to Kick Start Your Career
We shared 5 steps students can take to start exploring career opportunities. Check out all five steps and get tips on how to get the ball rolling in your search.
Career Links – More to Explore
Thank you for participating in career week. Have something you’d like us to cover related to starting your career? Please tell us in the comments below.