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Sourcing Engineer: Internship Opportunities


Required/Minimum Qualifications (RQs/MQs)

  • Pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Optical Engineering, or related field
  • Must have a minimum of one semester, quarter or term of school to complete after finishing an internship

The base pay range for this internship is USD $5,090 – $10,120 per month. There is a different range applicable to specific work locations, within the San Francisco Bay area and New York City metropolitan area, and the base pay range for this role in those locations is USD $6,690 – $11,030 per month.


Certain roles may be eligible for benefits and other compensation. Find additional benefits and pay information here:



  • Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. As employees we come together with a growth mindset, innovate to empower others, and collaborate to realize our shared goals. Each day we build on our values of respect, integrity, and accountability to create a culture of inclusion where everyone can thrive at work and beyond.
  • Performs analyses of supplier pricing, cost, capacity, and market trends to provide recommendations for hardware materials and components
  • Balances priorities of business requirements against product and technology roadmaps in a cross-functional environment (e.g., risk management, investments, supplier relationship, technology adoption)
  • Owns the supplier relationship to support business development, including regular business reviews, escalations, KPI management, and Financial Health assessments
  • Supports cost and supply chain operations deliverables relevant to contract manufacturers and system integrators (e.g., buffer strategy, technology transitions, qualification planning, technical standards)
  • Participates in early technical engagements with cross-functional leadership including product design, quality, and business teams to advise on sourcing requirements
  • As a stakeholder in the Development process, contribute to recommendations that introduce new technologies, materials, or components for Microsoft products or cloud infrastructure. Assess cost-benefit tradeoffs of deals, supply risk, and supplier capability