About LEAP

  • LEAP is an immersive, 16-week diversity program that provides participants with real-world development experience.
  • The program combines traditional classroom learning with hands-on projects.
  • The lectures are led by senior engineers and are designed to both enhance existing technical skills as well as teach new ones.
  • In the second and third months of the program participants will work on projects provided directly by and under the supervision of Microsoft product teams.

What Participants Get Out of It
  • Real-world development experience
  • Interaction with senior Microsoft engineers
  • Competitive compensation

What Teams Get Out of It
  • Diverse candidate pool
  • Highly educated candidates with strong work ethic and proven track record as problem solvers