Tell me everything a student wants to know about Microsoft!

Editor’s Note:  The following article was written by Microsoft Technical Evangelist Susan Ibach,  and first appeared on Canadian Developer Connection.  Though some of this may be specific to the Canada region, most is applicable to everyone and the site is a fantastic resource for students and developers   Too many links, and too little time?…

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Successful women share top tips for finding (and keeping) a mentor

  Editor’s Note:  The following article was written by Stephanie Walden,  and first appeared on Mashable. Mentorships can be hard to come by — and even more difficult to hold on to. Given busy schedules and fluctuating lifestyles, it’s a challenge to put in the time and effort to maintain a mutually beneficial mentor relationship….

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Announcing Visual Studio Code – Code editing redefined. Mac OS X, Linux & Windows.

At the sold out Microsoft Build Conference it was announced that developers can now build and debug modern web and cloud applications on Mac OS X, Linux and Windows!  The Code site just went live as well as their Twitter account.  You ask for it and Microsoft has delivered!   For more info, check out…

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Curious about switching to a career in tech? Here’s how I did it!

Editor’s note: The following post was written by SharePoint MVP Paul Olenick. Thanks Paul! Over the years I’ve had many conversations with folks who were curious about pursuing a career in technology but lamented the fact that they did not have a technical background or degree. These people are typically asking me for advice because…

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Register to attend the Microsoft MVP Virtual Conference!

  Hello students, I wanted to let you know about a great free event that Microsoft and the MVPs are putting on, May 14th & 15th.  Join Microsoft MVPs from the Americas’ region as they share their knowledge and real-world expertise during a free event, the MVP Virtual Conference. The MVP Virtual Conference will showcase…

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One MVP’s Personal Story as a Mentor

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Dynamics CRM MVP Donna Edwards MVP Mentors can help high school and college students develop and improve their technical, professional and soft skills.  Fill out this short form to request your MVP Mentor. We apologize that the MVP Mentor Program does not provide professional consulting to adults…

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We want to ensure students around the world aren’t left behind, so we launched Microsoft Azure for student developers

Editor’s Note:  The following article was written by Lee Stott and first appeared on the Microsoft UK Faculty Connection.  Though the post appeared on a UK site, this offer is available to students in 140 countries!   We want to ensure students around the world aren’t left behind, so today we launched Microsoft Azure for…

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Microsoft joins forces with GitHub to offer students more free developer tools

  If you’re a student developer who is passionate about open-source development, then we have some great news for you! Visual Studio Community 2013 is joining the GitHub Student Developer Pack! At the same time, we’re inviting GitHub-loving students to check out more of our great free tools, such as SQL Server and Windows Store…

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Mathematical thinkers are key to our future: Microsoft is applying machine learning to all major applications

Editor’s Note:  The following article was written by Michelle Feder and first appeared on the Microsoft JobsBlog MVP Mentors can help high school and college students develop and improve their technical, professional and soft skills.  Fill out this short form to request your MVP Mentor. We apologize that the MVP Mentor Program does not provide…

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How To Make Your Internship Experience Sound Like A Real Job

Editor’s Note:  The following article was written by Andrea Landis, appeared on the Fast Company and Levo. Don’t undersell yourself—but don’t get carried away, either. I distinctly remember one question that my biggest-internship-turned-first-job-out-of-college boss asked me as I sat across from her in a gray wool suit in my initial interview. It went something like:…

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