Microsoft AppFactory Paid Internship Programme in Egypt & South Africa
Deadline: Not Specified
Microsoft is looking for new interns for the AppFactory Internship Programme. The AppFactory is an internship programme that recruits young developers and helps them gain vital work experience while building fun and clever apps that will be published in the Windows 8 store.
Microsoft believes that there are many people in Africa with a great idea for an app but who simply don’t have the development time or resource to get it built. With an intention to help bridge that gap, two AppFactories have been set up in South Africa and Egypt. At full capacity, these will be staffed by 30 paid interns. The internships are designed as a 9-12 month engagements, however they’re also designed to create a roadmap to employment.
- Be Fresh Graduates
- Have a programming language skill
- Have a matric and experience in .Net, C# and XAML or HTML5 and Java Script
- Be passionate about App Development
- Be enthusiastic young developers looking for valuable work experience
Microsoft AppFactory Egypt
Are you Fresh Graduate and have a programming language skills? Do you have an Idea? Are you passionate about App Development? You wanna be one of Egypt AppFactory Team.
AppFactory interns are being provided with deep training on how to develop best-in-class applications for Windows 8 and Windows Phone using Windows Azure, the latest in Cloud Computing. At the end of their internship, Microsoft plans to help them secure jobs in our partner community or to create their own business if they choose. Youth unemployment is a critical issue in Africa and around the world, so helping to address this is also core to the AppFactory effort.
Microsoft AppFactory South Africa
For the last three years or so, Microsoft’s South African edition of The AppFactory internship programme has been giving aspiring developers the opportunity to get a good start in the industry. If you are a young developer who has ideas for locally relevant apps, you can now apply to be part of the next group of AppFactory interns.
AppFactory is a partnership between Microsoft and the Johannesburg Centre for Software Engineering (JCSE). It takes the form of a paid internship that runs for nine to 12 months and is hosted at the TechinBraam space in Braamfontein. Thirty interns receive training and vital work experience while they build Windows 8 apps that are relevant to the South African market.
Locally relevant apps will give all SA users a rich and meaningful Windows RT experience
• Young up-and-coming developers will gain real-world experience to prepare them for the workplace,making it easier for them to find jobs and giving them more to offer their prospective employers
• Windows 8 users who have exceptional ideas for apps but not the ability or tools to create them cansee their concepts come to life
Do you have an outstanding idea for an app? This is your chance to make it happen! Submit your original concept via our Ideas portal on our Facebook page – facebook.com/TheAppFactory.
For more information, visit Microsoft AppFactory Internship Page.