Each year, Microsoft extends an invitation to interns from around the globe to join its vibrant community through the Channel Sales Microsoft Internships program. The company eagerly anticipates the arrival of individuals who bring not only their aspirations, talents, and potential but also their enthusiasm for the journey ahead.

Microsoft’s internship program is meticulously designed to enable interns to excel in their work, expand their knowledge, and immerse themselves in the company’s culture. This culture is 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 Channel Sales Microsoft Internships, interns become part of a mission to empower every individual and organization on the planet to achieve more.

Channel Sales Microsoft 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.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Sales, Marketing, Business Operations, Business Administration, or a related field is required.
  • Demonstrated strong desire and business acumen for consultative solution selling.
  • Exceptional negotiation, customer service, and interpersonal skills are necessary.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, analytical, and presentation skills are essential.
  • Legal authorization to work in South Africa is a must, which includes citizenship or having a valid visa or work permit.


  • Creates and fosters a partner ecosystem, supported by managers and others, to enhance customer impact.
  • Facilitates match-making initiatives to drive opportunities, such as cloud and solutions, by connecting partners to sellers.
  • Identifies how specific business needs can be addressed through Microsoft solutions.
  • Collaborates with internal stakeholders, including account team units, solution team units, and business groups, to establish quality partner connections.
  • Manages partner co-selling for Microsoft’s strategic solution partners to drive joint pipeline and partner consumption of Microsoft products.
  • Bridges and supports partner-to-partner engagements, aiming to scale offerings through co-sell-ready partners.
  • Develops pipelines with co-sellers and engages partners and co-sellers proactively to ensure the right co-sell prioritization and pipeline coverage to support targets.


  • Industry-leading healthcare benefits
  • 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 – Channel Sales 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.

Microsoft values diversity and inclusion, striving to provide equal opportunities for all individuals, including those with disabilities. If you require assistance or reasonable accommodations during the application process due to a disability, we encourage you to familiarize yourself with the process for requesting accommodations. Our goal is to ensure that every candidate has an equitable opportunity to showcase their skills and talents.

We understand that every individual’s needs may vary, and we are committed to accommodating those needs to the best of our ability. Whether it involves adjustments to the application process, interview accommodations, or any other necessary support, we are here to assist you every step of the way.