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Work Experience

Work Experiences for students enrolled in
the Datacenter Academy program

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Work Experience

Microsoft offers work experience opportunities for qualified Datacenter Academy scholars. Where available, scholars interview for paid work experiences within a Microsoft datacenter. The typical work-experience is 12-weeks, covering a variety of entry-level roles in the datacenter, such as datacenter technician, logistics technician, and inventory management.
Skills learned in the classroom and lab environment, such as hardware management and data security protocols, are put to use in a live datacenter environment.


Work Experience Requirements:


  • Datacenter Academy Scholar
  • Completed all certification classes
  • Passed at least 1 certification test (preference for students passing both CompTIA Server+ and A+ certification tests)
  • School recommendation
  • Datacenter panel interview