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For as long as I've been in the field - If you have the university degree it's fairly easy to obtain a job (anywhere). But be aware of the bias to college degree's and corporate bureaucracy. It's practically impossible to get started in the field without one. They don't seem to care much about "what" you know or what you are capable of beyond your university status.
Also what priories do you need in order to work for Microsoft as an intern