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Microsoft Discovery Program

Find inspiration and empower your future with Microsoft’s High School Discovery Program. Receive hands-on learning as you explore technology opportunities at Microsoft that make a difference in people’s lives around the world.

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  • About Microsoft Discovery Program

    During this 4-week internship, Discoverers will be introduced to core computer science concepts and develop career readiness skills while gaining mentorship from Microsoft employees. You will discover how your passions can evolve into a career in tech at Microsoft and beyond.    

    Microsoft’s High School Discovery Program is open to rising first-year students of a bachelor’s degree program (graduating high school seniors) that live within 50 miles of Redmond, Washington and who have an interest in technology. Students must be at least 16 years old and have a legal right to work in the U.S. for the duration of the program. Applicants will be paid and should be available to work full-time for 4 consecutive weeks (July 10 - August 4, 2023).

    Applications for 2023 have closed.  Next year information will be posted in February 2024.

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