Every year, Microsoft extends a warm invitation to interns from all corners of the globe, inviting them to become part of its vibrant community through the Account Technology Internships at Microsoft. The company eagerly awaits the arrival of individuals who bring not just their aspirations, talents, and potential, but also their enthusiasm for the journey that lies ahead.

Microsoft’s internship program is meticulously designed not only to enable interns to excel in their work and expand their knowledge but also to immerse them in the company’s culture, characterized by a rich tapestry of community connections, executive involvement, and memorable events. Prospective interns are invited to imagine themselves as integral contributors to Microsoft’s innovative initiatives, helping to shape the future of business.

By joining the Account Technology Internships at Microsoft, they become part of a mission to empower every individual and organization on the planet to achieve more.

Account Technology Internships Overview

  • Commencement date: August/September 2024
  • Timeframe: 12 months, Full-time
  • Site: Johannesburg
  • Employment Nature: Internship

About Microsoft

At Microsoft, the company rallies around a growth mindset, fostering innovation to empower others and collaborating to achieve collective aspirations. Each day, the company upholds its values of respect, integrity, and accountability, fostering an inclusive culture where everyone can thrive professionally and personally. Prospective interns who embrace a growth mindset, strive for excellence, and thrive in collaborative environments are encouraged to consider Microsoft as their ideal workplace.


  • Currently pursuing or have completed a Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Information Technology, Sales, Marketing, Computer Science, Business Operations, Business Administration, or related field within the last 6 months.
  • Demonstrates a strong desire and business acumen for consultative solution selling.
  • Possesses exceptional negotiation, customer service, and interpersonal skills.
  • Exhibits excellent verbal and written communication, analytical, and presentation skills.
  • Must have legal authorization to work in South Africa, including citizenship or a valid visa or work permit.


  • Establish trust and credibility with executives, business, and technical decision-makers in assigned accounts through building connections.
  • Gain an understanding of the customer’s industry, top priorities, and current transformational strategies for the assigned accounts.
  • Develop value-proposition presentations, utilizing business cases, and create specialized business plans tailored to customers to drive business outcomes and generate upsells.
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders on business planning for assigned accounts, setting strategic priorities aligned with customer needs and Microsoft’s objectives.


  • Industry-leading healthcare coverage
  • Access to educational resources
  • Discounts on products and services
  • Opportunities for savings and investments
  • Maternity and paternity leave benefits
  • Generous time-off allowances
  • Participation in giving programs
  • Opportunities to network and connect

Microsoft Internships – Account Technology Strategist Application process

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Microsoft prides itself on being an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, immigration status, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran or military status, race, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local laws, regulations, and ordinances.

Individuals requiring assistance and/or reasonable accommodations due to a disability during the application process are encouraged to read more about requesting accommodations.