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.
During Career Week we shared 5 Steps to Kick Start Your Career Search. In case you missed any, and for future reference, here they are:
Yesterday we held a live chat event on our Facebook page featuring Kimberly Wagner, a Microsoft University Recruiter and Wilson To, an Imagine Cup and MSP alumnus who now works forCaradigm, a Microsoft and GE Healthcare Company. From landing a job or internship at Microsoft to top skills for tech industry professional, we covered it all. See below for some of the top questions and answers from our one hour session. To learn more about Wilson and Kimberly, check out this interview blog post.
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.