Accenture Technology Industrial Placement - Software Engineering 2022/23
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Who we are and what we do
Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialised skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services — all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 624,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at www.accenture.com.
Our Technology Industrial Placements: Software Engineering
The best way to find out if a career at Accenture is right for you is to apply for one of our Industrial Placements. As well as getting a taste of what it’s like to work with us, you’ll gain valuable live project experience and enjoy a competitive pro-rata salary.
We offer a choice of 12-month placements from across our Technology business, joining the Software Engineering stream, you’ll get to work with some of the most advanced technologies on the market, develop industry-leading specialist skills and help transform our clients around the world. This will include designing, building testing and deploying strategic solutions for our clients.
As a key member of project teams, you’ll work side by side with our clients in a variety of roles, understanding the challenges and requirements, helping to formulate a plan of action and collaborating with local and global teams to deliver innovative solutions.
You’ll start with a formal induction and a two-week training programme. We’ll then assign you to a project where you’ll build your skills on the job. By the end of the year, you’ll certainly have gained some valuable experience and hopefully have an offer to join us when you graduate.
What’s in it for you
At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 25 days of vacation per year, access to app-based fitness classes and discounts on a range of gyms, private medical insurance and three days’ leave per year for charitable work of your choice.
Where you’ll work
You will need to live within commutable distance of your home office which will be London. Due to the nature of our work, you may be delivering projects on client sites anywhere in the UK and sometimes outside of the UK. You will need to be prepared to travel and sometimes live away from home for long periods of time.
What we’re looking for
We’re looking for you to demonstrate a passion for technology in either your studies, work experience or extracurricular activities, as well as an understanding of how it can be used. You’ll also need to know a thing or two about programming languages. Overall, we’re looking for a willingness to try new things, a passion for self-improvement and a strong work ethic.
Ours is an industry that’s driven by client demand. Which means that we have to place people in the industries and geographies where our clients need them most. As well as being flexible, an open mind coupled with patience is a real bonus.
Please see our website for full academic and programme requirements specific to each placement.
How to apply
Full information on our application and selection process can be found on our website.
Places are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Deadline for applications is 31 January 2022.
We receive an extremely high volume of applications for all programmes and it is sometimes necessary to close applications earlier than anticipated. We would recommend early application to avoid disappointment.
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