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Microsoft Corporation Business Development: MBA Internship Opportunities in Redmond, Washington

Business Development: MBA Internship Opportunities

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 passion, 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.

Imagine yourself as a Microsoft intern. Join Microsoft today and help us innovate and shape the business of tomorrow.

We’re a company of learn-it-alls rather than know-it-alls and our culture is centered around embracing a growth mindset, a theme of inspiring excellence, and encouraging teams and leaders to bring their best each day. Does this sound like you? Learn more about our cultural attributes (https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/culture) .

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Role Description

Responsibilities

Applications to these opportunities are considered for all available Business Development intern roles, including but not limited to, those described below:

Business Development Analyst Intern

For 12 weeks, the Business Development Analyst Intern will work within the business development organization on a range of projectswith the following responsibilities:

Customer and Partner Focus

  • Maintains and develops internal and external relationships with business and technical peers for assigned accounts.

  • Develops understanding of customers and partners business and strategy and relevant industry trends through research (reading industry research reports, attending internal/external conferences, subject matter expert/mentor feedback, leveraging internal resources, talking with partner directly, gathering third party resources). Identifies consumer trends and key partners that address consumer needs. Develops understanding of Microsoft point of view/landscape. Applies understanding in execution of deal/plan.

Partnership Strategy

  • Supports senior colleagues in articulating partnership opportunities for Microsoft to drive business value propositions.

  • Consolidates information obtained through research in technology, industry, and competitive trends to understand how Microsoft is positionedin a givenmarket for their team.

  • Works with stakeholders to support development of target customer/partner list to close high-priority gaps across technology, product, business, and/or geography.

  • Utilizes process to support development and maintenance of pipeline; prepares information for reporting to key stakeholders. Escalates to manager as needed.

  • Defines partnership strategies to secure opportunities to fill gaps in our current consumer journey.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications

  • Currently pursuing or have completed a bachelor’sor master’s degree inrelated fieldwith at least one semester/quarter remaining after internship.

  • Excellent communication skills and strong writing and presentation skills.

  • Strong desire and business acumen for consultative solution selling.

  • Exceptional negotiation, customer service, and interpersonal skills.

  • Passion for technology, both consumer and enterprise.

  • Some understanding of cloud computing, Microsoft Office 365, or devices preferred.

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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/ora reasonableaccommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.

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