Putting our veterans to work

Microsoft is committed to helping current and former service members find new career paths in the technology industry. With tech training through the Microsoft Software & Systems Academy, job listings at Microsoft, and partnerships with other tech industry leaders, we want to thank you for your service and pledge to help turn your military experience and skills into a new civilian career.

Select your path to a civilian career in technology

Current Service
Members

Current Service Members

Current service member with a scheduled separation date: Learn more about intensive tech training and career guidance through Microsoft Software & Systems Academy.

Former Service
Members

Former Service Members

Former service member looking for a career at Microsoft: Search Microsoft’s job listings for career opportunities that fit your skills.stems Academy.

Former Service
Members, New Career

Former service member looking for new skills to change careers: Learn more about Microsoft Virtual Academy and other training resources.

Student Veterans
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Student veteran thinking about a degree in technology: Learn more about Microsoft’s career opportunities for students and graduates.

Entrepreneurs
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Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneur or small-business owner: Learn more about Microsoft’s commitment to supplier diversity.

Finding your path into Microsoft

Hiring Process

Learn more about the steps for current and former service members can take to start your career at Microsoft.

Student Programs

Microsoft offers programs for current students and recent graduates to help you kick-start your career.

Not sure what you want to do or if you are qualified? There are thousands of options across hundreds of teams at Microsoft – and we make it easier. Use this decoder to translate the skills you earned during military service into civilian terms so you can find your best career opportunities. What’s stopping you from chasing your next pursuit?

Decode Military Jobs into Civilian Jobs

Select a military branch code to view jobs

Training and Resources

Microsoft Software & Systems Academy is an intensive 16-week tech training and career guidance program for service members with a scheduled discharge date. Learn more.

Microsoft Software & Systems Academy is an intensive 16-week tech training and career guidance program for service members with a scheduled discharge date. Learn more.

Microsoft Software & Systems Academy is an intensive 16-week tech training and career guidance program for service members with a scheduled discharge date. Learn more.

Microsoft Software & Systems Academy is an intensive 16-week tech training and career guidance program for service members with a scheduled discharge date. Learn more.

Microsoft Military Community

In the military, there is a strong sense of pride and purpose standing shoulder to shoulder with your fellow servicemen and women. At Microsoft, we recognize the importance of continuing that close sense of community with your military brethren. We invite you to join us in that special military community.

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In their own voice: A day in the life

Even though I’m in Seattle, I wake up on East Coast time. Maybe it’s because all of my brothers live there, or maybe it’s just the soldier in me. Waking…
June 29, 2015/by Brianne

MSSA Recognition Ceremony

May 19, 2017

Congratulate the most recent graduates of the MSSA program at the Camp Pendleton Achievement Ceremony.

May 19, 2017
Camp Pendleton

In their own voice: Paying it forward

I’d planned to make the military my career; I was a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army, where I was an Arabic cryptologic linguist, with a specialty in Iraqi dialect,…
August 9, 2016/by John Haynsworth

MSSA Recognition Ceremony

Jun 27, 2017

Congratulate the most recent graduates of the MSSA program at the Fort Campbell Recognition Ceremony.

Jun 27, 2017
Fort Campbell

Microsoft training helps a Green Beret become a service engineer

Adam Citterbart’s drive to protect his country and make the greatest use of his skills and talents led him to the U.S. Army Special Forces, better known as the Green…
August 31, 2015/by Brianne
After an injury cut short his Army career, Jonathan Tracey has found his passion with Microsoft.

Passion for technology lands former staff sergeant at Microsoft

When he joined the Army in 2006, Jonathan Tracey had a plan: Stay in the service 20 years, then work at a tech company.
August 17, 2016/by John Haynsworth

Marine’s leadership skills and growth mindset lead her to Microsoft

When Erin Mackin saw that the other candidates for a job opening at Microsoft were experienced tech account managers, she assumed she was out of the running.
November 17, 2015/by Brianne

Microsoft tech training helps Army intelligence specialist find civilian career at Federal Occupational Health

When Dennis Huang left Wall Street to join the Army, he thought he’d return to a finance career when his service was over. But today Sgt. Huang is working as…
July 27, 2015/by Brianne

Air Force engineer finds his new mission in the cloud

Chad Hasbrook followed his passion for programming to MSSA – even while he was on active duty: “I just started taking more chances because life’s too short to have regrets.”
September 21, 2016/by John Haynsworth

In their own voice: Making a difference

My name is Jose Cruz. I’m a network engineer with Skype for Business. Before coming to Microsoft, I was a sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps. I worked as a…
September 16, 2015/by Brianne
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