Microsoft's Technology Policy Group Internships- Redmond, WA
Organization: Microsoft’s Technology Policy Group
Job Title: Intern
Location: Redmond, WA
Hours and Compensation: Competitive salary and benefits
Position Dates: 12 weeks
Application deadline: Rolling
Posted on: February 10, 2012
TPG is charged with exploring how disruptive technologies affect Microsoft’s business outlook and policy landscape in key areas such as Internet Governance, Wireless Spectrum Management, Next Generation Networks, 21st Century Research Universities, Privacy, Environmental Sustainability, Data Sovereignty, Intelligent Systems and the impact of Natural User Interfaces on improved access to technology and digital Inclusion. As an intern with TPG you will be working on one of these key policy areas for Microsoft helping to shape our thinking and position.
Your work will be done in partnership with Microsoft’s business groups, Microsoft Research, Microsoft’s Legal and Corporate Affairs as well as regional teams and subsidiaries. Importantly, TPG engages with thought leaders throughout the world across a range of universities, think tanks, NGOs, other major industry players, governments and international agencies. We envision and communicate the future of technological innovation and its disruptive influences, positioning Microsoft strategically for long-term success within this broad ecosystem of internal and external stakeholders. Based on your work in the team, TPG will engage directly with Microsoft influentials and policy leaders around the world, sharing our collective vision of information technology and engaging with them on public policy issues and strategies that can help accelerate and inform progress on technological innovation.
As an intern, you will meet new people, work on real projects, and get hands-on experience working in an exciting research area. Approximately 6-8 weeks before your internship begins, one of our Relocation Specialists will contact you by e-mail to provide additional detail on your travel, housing, and transportation options. More specifically:
Intern candidates must be students enrolled in a relevant field of study, such as computer science, engineering, or social sciences with a focus on computer technology. The majority of our interns are PhD candidates; however, we also accept some master’s and bachelor’s students who demonstrated a serious interest in research.
How to Apply:
Apply by sending CV to: firstname.lastname@example.org