Accenture Security Internship Program
Be yourself, make a difference.
We’re all about new ideas, new technology, new solutions and new talent. We want to give young professionals the opportunity to drive change with cutting-edge technology. What’s more, an internship at Accenture offers great possibilities to continue as a part-time or full-time employee.
At Accenture Security, we make great ideas happen for many of Finland’s largest companies and public organizations. You will be supported by experienced colleagues and we will provide you with development and training possibilities. As an Accenture Security intern at one of the world’s best security business organizations, you be able to work in one of the following areas:
Threat Detection & Response
Observe and participate in security operations centers’ daily operations and threat response in client environments. You will learn the basics of SIEM, vulnerability management, threat detection and cyber security incident response by working with a professional cyber security team.
Jump headfirst into ongoing projects, each with their own unique set of security challenges. You will work closely with development teams on identifying security issues in their design and code and find solutions to provide required functionality securely.
Digital Identity Developer
Build critical security solutions for one of our clients. You will be working as a member of an agile team that gathers and analyzes our customer’s Identity and Access requirements, and then implements solutions that fulfill these requirements.
- A second- or upper-year student in a university or in a university of applied sciences
- The desire to work with IT in a project and team-oriented environment
- Motivation to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
- Basic understanding of security and risk management, security terminology, tools and concepts
- Excellent communication skills (written and oral) in both Finnish and English
- Good technical writing skills with the ability to produce documentation and research solutions in Finnish and English
When can I apply?
Our all year-round internship is designed to work with your schedule, lasting from 1 to 4 months (as agreed together) in three possible groups. When applying, please specify your time preference in your cover letter (spring, summer or fall) and take note of the final application dates for each below:
Spring 2021 group
Please apply latest by November 15th for starting in February 2021. Interviews will be scheduled in early December.
Summer 2021 group
Please apply latest by January 24th for starting with the May/June group. Interviews will be scheduled in late February.
Fall 2021 group
Please apply by May 30th for starting with the September/October group. Interviews will be scheduled in June.
How do I apply?
Apply online and submit your CV, cover letter and grade transcripts. Please include in your cover letter: What time period you are interested in, when you can start and what are your key interests and skill areas (Threat Detection & Response, Application Security, Digital Identity Developer). We will help match you with the most suitable role!
What we offer at Accenture:
- A friendly, diverse and dynamic team that welcomes your unique background, ideas and skills
- Support for your continuous learning, from basic skills to the latest industry-specific knowledge
- Designated coaches for mentoring and support during the internship
- Extensive programs to boost overall wellbeing and life/work balance
- Opportunities to make a difference such as through corporate citizenship initiatives, volunteering and Inclusion and Diversity networks
Get inspired about Accenture in Finland: https://www.accenture.com/fi-en/about/company/finland
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