This November, Microsoft is proud to celebrate Veterans Day and Military Family Month. As part of our ongoing commitment to support the military community, we want to ensure that veterans, service members and their families have access to the skills and knowledge they need to obtain and retain jobs that provide financial stability and the opportunity for personal growth.
Microsoft works with partners to provide technology and skills training to empower veterans and military families to succeed in a digital future.
Going digital: Your fast track to a career in tech
Microsoft and VA partner to bring Xbox Adaptive Controller to Veterans with limited mobility (AD)
Chris Cortez: A promising change in perceptions toward hiring veterans
Veterans Day is a time to celebrate the value and impact veterans bring to the civilian workforce. Service members have experience and skillsets uniquely applicable to the technology industry, and at Microsoft it is my mission to support them in learning how to apply their talents to tech.
Veteran Opportunity Report: Understanding an untapped talent pool
The Veteran Opportunity Report, powered by LinkedIn data and insights, explores the current state of veteran employment and how challenging it can be for veterans to face the realities of not doing work that makes full use of their skills and abilities.
“Because she saw my potential, I was able to show her what kind of soldier I really was.”
Reservist Ashe Brasch’s former first sergeant Shannan Muench became one of her best friends. Their unlikely friendship sustained them both on their road from the military to Microsoft.
Microsoft Software & Systems Academy
Microsoft Software & Systems Academy (MSSA) provides transitioning service members and veterans with critical career skills required for today’s growing technology industry.
Military Spouse Technology Academy
Microsoft Military Spouse Technology Academy (MSTA) provides an intensive 22-week onsite training program designed to empower military spouses with in-demand digital skills leading to well-paying and meaningful careers.
Join more than 500 industry-leading companies that support skilled members of the military community in their transition to technology careers.
- Microsoft Software & Systems Academy celebrates 500-company hiring milestone
- Military Spouse Technology Academy readies for cohorts in Tacoma and San Antonio this fall
- On-base YouthSpark event series continues during Month of the Military Child
- New data shows a promising change in perceptions toward hiring veterans. That’s worth celebrating.
- How the Xbox Adaptive Controller is helping VA medical centers support veterans
- Military Times: Going digital: your fast track to a career in tech
- Clearance Jobs: Microsoft Training Prepares Vets for Tech Careers: MSSA Program Hits 500-Company Milestone
- Microsoft’s Military Spouse Technology Academy pilot graduates are ready to enter the tech workforce
- Task & Purpose: How two different paths led two veterans from the Marine Corps to Microsoft