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.

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

In their own voice: Finding her fit

I looked at the Army because I thought about learning a language, but I joined because I didn't have any direction. I felt like I was undisciplined, and I needed…
May 4, 2016/by John Haynsworth

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

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

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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

Microsoft helps military service members move into tech careers — even with other tech companies

Frank Brown, retired Army Sgt. 1st Class, recently joined Apple Inc. as an AppleCare team manager, and he gives Microsoft credit for getting him there.
September 23, 2015/by Brianne

In their own voice: Up to the challenge

I used to be a turboshaft engine test cell operator in the U.S. Marine Corps and now I’m a software engineer for the Universal Store Team at Microsoft.
September 6, 2016/by John Haynsworth
Joe Wallis, senior military engagement manager for Military Affairs at Microsoft and a former Marine, knows firsthand how tough it can be to transition from military to civilian life.

Microsoft’s own ‘Golden Rolodex’ links service members with tech careers

Joe Wallis has a nickname: the Golden Rolodex. He’s earned it over years of recruiting for placement firms and employers, building an extensive network of former colleagues, fellow service members…
January 4, 2016/by Brianne

MSSA grad begins post-military career at Amazon Web Services

When Sgt. 1st Class Robert Beare decided that after more than 20 years it was time to leave the Army, he knew he needed a plan.
March 15, 2016/by Brianne
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