Microsoft Corporation Customer Facing Technical Internship in The Netherlands in Schiphol, Netherlands


Location: Schiphol, Amsterdam

Start date: 4th February 2019

Duration: 6 Months, full time

Application deadline: Sunday 3rd November at midnight

Assessment Centres in Schiphol: end of November 2018

NOTE: Must be enrolled at university while doing your internship at Microsoft Netherlands


Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. We're motivated and inspired every day by how our customers use our software to find creative solutions to business problems, develop breakthrough ideas, and stay connected to what's most important to them.

We run our business in much the same way. Our employees come as they are and do what they love. Imagine the opportunities you’ll have in a company with more than 100,000 employees in more than 100 countries, working on hundreds of products—spanning games, phones, developer tools, business solutions and operating systems. We work hard, but we value work/life balance, and each of us defines what that means to us. So why not explore what we do, where we do it, and what life is really like at Microsoft. You just might be surprised.

No matter what your passion is, you’ll find it here. You can work on a multi-billion-dollar global business or a revolutionary technology that hasn’t yet left the lab. Join us at Microsoft and start your journey.


Our Intern Program offers you the opportunity to join Microsoft on a real job role in various job families including Marketing, Sales and Services/Consulting.


Our technology helps to empower customers through you. These positions give you the opportunity to have an impact on both internal and external customers. You are the kind of person who can’t help but inspire people with the power and potential of technology. You’re hardwired to share with them how a program or new piece of hardware can improve their lives or businesses. Here, you can use your gift to become a trusted client advisor, supporting our customers and keeping our company growing in more than 100 countries around the world.

Applications to this opportunity are considered for all available Technical / Customer facing roles. Typical roles within the Technical / Customer facing stream are: Data Scientist, Technical Account Manager, Technical Solution Professional.


Here is an example of what you could be doing – bear in mind you will be assessed for all available roles, and assigned to the position we believe is the best fit for you based on your background, career expectations, performance at interview stage and available roles at the time of hiring:

Technical Solutions Specialist - As a Technical Solution Specialist you work in the pre-sales team with enterprise customers to help them understand the how-to of technologies. As you are the technical expertise within the Microsoft Cloud product portfolio your role is to assistant sellers in technical discussions, design solutions and drive customer engagements through proof-of-concepts. Your goal is to prove the value proposition and benefits of the designed solution and architectures. You will work with a wide range of systems and design any kind of solution with customers in multiple industries. Your goal is to be an advisor with deep technical knowledge. It is a role that allows you to be in the forefront and develop and work with the latest and greatest technology.

Technical Account Manager (TAM)– A TAM is a trusted business advisor to Microsoft’s Premier Support customers. You will provide valuable on the operation and optimization of their IT infrastructure through quality Service Delivery Management. If something unexpected occurs after a Premier customer has deployed a Microsoft product, you will work with Global Business Support (GBS) to manage the incident to resolution and follow up to make sure there’s either operational improvement for the customer or a product improvement underway at Microsoft. By maintaining a long-term relationship with customers, you will gain a thorough understanding of the organization’s IT goals, pain points, and the IT team’s impact on overall business. You will use this information to create a service delivery plan to make sure customers are finding success with Microsoft products.

Data Scientist : In this internship you will analyze data of one of our customers, using a data maturity model. You will develop ML model(s) and you will provide recommendations to improve the marketing approach as well as the data quality. You will also help implement these recommendations. Responsibilities could include: Analyze data of one of our customers, using a data maturity model, Develop Machine Learning model(s), Provide recommendations to improve the business and data quality, Help implement these recommendations. Collect and leverage existing data, Analyze trends and competitive activities, Create actionable insights, Create forecast models, Create recommendations that serve business decisions.



§ Pursuing a full time Bachelor’s or Master´s degree in econometrics, mathematics, physics, computer science or related fields

§ Strong interpersonal communication and public speaking skills

§ Passion for technology and for collaborating with external customers, such as a student technology consultant role or job

§ Technical background, e.g. with software coding experience in both class work and external projects, Excel

§ Fluency in both Dutch and English is required.

§ Available to start on February 2019, on a full time basis for 6 month.

§ Full work authorization in the Netherlands is required.

§ Applications in English with CV in English required.

For any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our University Recruitment Team

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 at .

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