Technology is changing the future of work. In every industry, employers expect interns and recent graduates to have the digital capabilities they need to thrive in a modern—often hybrid or remote—working environment.

While digital skills are a great start, students also need skills in data, AI, and cloud technologies to make the most of every opportunity.

That's why earning a Microsoft Certification can help students to do more than just build technical skills. They can help you to:

  • validate your skills and abilities
  • prove your commitment to learning the latest technologies
  • help you stand out, gain confidence, and even get paid more.

According to the Value of IT Certification Report 2021, about 28 percent of technical professionals say getting certified led to salary or wage increases, and 91 percent reported greater confidence in their abilities, upon earning a certification.

The Microsoft Learn platform is a great place to start. Whether you're a student or an experienced professional, the platform offers a variety of learning content based on topics and products including Azure, Microsoft 365, and Power Platform developed by experts in the technology industry.

Why not take advantage of these Microsoft Certifications to launch your career in tech or take your career in tech to the next level.