Our Inclusive Hiring Programs

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Microsoft is striving to promote an inclusive culture companywide to help ensure our products effectively meet the needs of our customers. We do this because we believe there are no limits to what people can achieve when technology reflects the diversity of everyone who uses it.

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Disability Employee Resource Group

The disAbility ERG represents employees with disabilities, their family and allies. It drives internal visibility, awareness of disability groups, and accessibility improvements in the work environment.
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Ability Hack

The annual One Week hackathon brings together employees from across the company to “hack” solutions to some of the world’s biggest challenges. The Ability Hack focuses on opportunities to empower people with disabilities through technology.
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Ability Summit

The annual Ability Summit brings together Microsoft employees and members of the disability community with government, business and academic leaders to discuss the importance of inclusive culture and how technology can help empower people with disabilities.

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The goal of this program is to attract talent and build an inclusive approach to support individuals on the autism spectrum that will contribute to the way we work as a company in building and servicing our products.

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Microsoft believes that diversity enriches our performance and products, the communities where we live and work, and the lives of our employees. This program is part of our recruiting and career development strategy related to diversity and inclusion. Our ultimate goal is to increase the percentage of employees with disabilities at Microsoft.

We are continually looking to increase the diversity of our workforce and this is one of our many diversity efforts. This particular multi-day program is specific to people on the autism spectrum.

We also host Microsoft Ability Hiring Events as an opportunity for candidates with disabilities to attend a one-day interview structured to provide an inclusive experience. If you are interested in applying for our Ability Event and an inclusive application experience, please email dcareers@microsoft.com.

For more information on Microsoft’s diversity efforts, please visit our Global Diversity and Inclusion site.

This represents one of the ways we are evolving our approach to increase the diversity of Microsoft’s workforce. We believe there is untapped potential in the marketplace and roles that would set future employees up for success.

Interested candidates with autism may email their resumes to msautism@microsoft.com.

Any role at Microsoft is a potential option for the Autism Hiring Program.

For our multi-day hiring event we have had success hiring in technical roles such as; Software Engineer, Service Engineer, Build Engineer, Lab Engineer, Data Analyst or Data Scientist.

If you are interested in other open positions at Microsoft, please email msautsim@microsoft.com.

For more information about Microsoft’s commitment to Diversity and Inclusion, please visit our Global Diversity and Inclusion site.

Resumes are screened for the skills and qualifications necessary in the identified open roles. A set of eligible candidates will be asked to complete an online technical assessment. Candidates may also be invited for a pre-screening interview to gauge their interest, skill and experience for the position. You may then be invited to a multiple-day skills assessment program covering team building, interview preparation, and technical skills on Microsoft’s Redmond campus. The interviewing teams will meet and engage with the candidates during program exercises and job interviews. Based on the skills assessment and interviewer feedback, the candidate could be offered a full-time job as a Microsoft employee.

Roles are based in Redmond and other US cities with Microsoft offices (including Mountain View, Fargo, Cambridge and Raleigh).

Our international expansion plans will start piloting in 2019.

Yes, for specific hiring events focused on university talent. To learn more about Microsoft’s internship program, visit Microsoft Careers. You can apply by sending your resume to MSautism@microsoft.com

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