Microsoft Students to Business (S2B) is a Microsoft community initiative designed to connect you, our partners, with qualified university students to fill entry-level and internship positions. These bright, eager students are trained and competent on the latest technology you work with.

 
We are very excited to announce that S2B has been honored as a Laureate of the 2012 Computerworld Honors Program. This is a wonderful achievement for a stellar program that helps prepare talented students to enter the workforce.
 
The Computerworld Honors Program recognizes organizations and individuals who have used information technology to promote and advance public welfare, benefit society, and change the world for the better. The S2B nomination documented use of Microsoft technologies in the S2B Program, including .NET, Windows Azure, and Windows Phone 7, and outlined the social impact the program has on youth employment and the technology ecosystem. The nomination showcases S2B for encouraging the next generation of students to learn our latest technologies and drive greater business value for our mutual customers.
 
When your company participates in the S2B program, you’ll have the chance to work with knowledgeable students from universities across the globe who also participate in Imagine Cup, IT Academy, and Microsoft Student Partners, just to name a few. The talent pool is rich, with more than 500,000 students representing 100 countries already registered. S2B connects your company with universities teaching Microsoft technologies and with students who are interested in a career working with Microsoft technologies.
 
The upshot is that everyone benefits. S2B will help you to meet the innovation and delivery needs of your customers through the latest Microsoft technology worldwide. And, you’ll help shape the future: By sharing your knowledge and providing relevant work experience on innovative projects, you can enhance the next generation’s experience and value in the job market for the benefit of the global IT industry.
 
Please join me in congratulating the Microsoft S2B team and the other winners who will be recognized on June 4, 2012, at the award ceremony and in that month’s edition of Computerworld magazine.
 
I encourage you to register your organization and post your available graduate and intern roles to S2B. Together we can help more students access the program and prepare for the future of technology together!
 
 
Best Regards,
 
 
Julie​​