Microsoft’s Military Spouse Technology Academy pilot graduates are ready to enter the tech workforceMar 1, 2019
Today, Microsoft hosted a recognition ceremony to celebrate the 19 graduates of its pilot Military Spouse Technology Academy (MSTA) program in Tacoma, Washington. This 22-week program helps military spouses prepare for and find long-term and meaningful careers in server and cloud administration.
Meeting the demand for cleared veteran talentNov 15, 2018
Equipping people on the front lines of national security with modern skills and technological awareness is paramount, and we’re committed as industry partners to helping along that journey.
Microsoft continues its commitment to military community with launch of the Military Spouse Technology AcademySep 28, 2018
Microsoft Military Affairs expands its commitment to the military community with the launch of a new pilot program uniquely designed to train military spouses with necessary skills for long-lasting and meaningful technology careers that are both high-paying and portable.
Microsoft Military Affairs plays a critical role in building the workforce of tomorrowApr 13, 2018
Last week, during a panel discussion about building the Workforce of Tomorrow, U.S. Marine Corps Major General (Ret.) Chris Cortez, vice president of Microsoft Military Affairs, spoke about how Microsoft's values are shaping the company's impact on the future of the technology industry.
Microsoft brings series of YouthSpark events to U.S. military basesMar 23, 2018
Microsoft is proud to expand our ongoing support for military families by hosting YouthSpark, a digital skills education program for children, on U.S. military bases. On March 20 and 22, 2018, the program brought 200 elementary and middle school students to YouthSpark events at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton.
Training, Reskilling and Hiring Veterans for Meaningful Technology CareersDec 6, 2017
This post was originally published on Military.com and written by vice president of Military Affairs at Microsoft Chris Cortez on December 6, 2017 America is facing a huge workforce challenge as technology and artificial intelligence disrupt the job market and create a critical job-skills gap. As a result, many people feel left behind in the […]
This amazing Microsoft training is the key to the ultimate post-military tech careerDec 1, 2017
Army veteran Edgar Sanchez spent 18 weeks in Microsoft Software & Systems Academy. Result: multiple job offers at top tech companies.
Life after the uniformNov 9, 2017
Microsoft teams up with other technology companies to help veterans and service members adapt to new lives and address the technical skills gap
Tech finds top-notch talent in U.S. veteransJul 11, 2017
This week, more than 18,000 people are attending Microsoft’s annual Inspire conference to discuss what’s next in tech. Read how Microsoft Software & Systems Academy works with more than 200 hiring partners to fill tech roles with highly-skilled veterans.