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Internship - Security

Job Location: Amsterdam

Regional Description: Nederland

Job Number: 00665191


- Job description

Internship - Security

Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements, and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance. Choose Accenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.


Your impact

You can work on different assignments in one of the following topics;


Security Consulting Master thesis

As an intern with Accenture Security, you will research and write your master thesis on innovations and new technologies to help our clients operate and grow confidently. You will have the freedom and support of Accenture to develop your research in one of the fastest growing business areas of the world. We will give you the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills on a wide range of the most innovative tools, technologies and methodologies.

You are free to write your own research proposal, or choose one of the following suggested areas of research:

• Cloud Security and DevSecOps

• Digital Identity

• Internet of Things (IoT) Security

• Security Monitoring, Analytics and Automated Response

• Security Strategy and Risk


Security & Marketing

As an intern with Accenture Security & Marketing, you will further develop the Accenture Security brand. You will work on improving Security’s visibility throughout all of Accenture. Do you like to create mind-blowing content, be creative and design and manage content, do internal communications OR do you feel like you can contribute in your own unique way? You are more than welcome to! This role provides you the freedom and opportunities to be at your best. And at the same time, we will give you the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills on a wide range of tools, technologies, and methodologies.


Digital Cyber Security

Write a master thesis, based on solid research into the concepts, application, and value of omni-channel initiatives in the context of digitalization and cyber threats. Every business is rapidly transforming towards a digital business, allowing new and innovative concepts. However, the challenges and threats to such digital developments are present and evolving, such as the concern for privacy, the use of digital identity and the possibility of cyber attacks. It is essential to understand how these factors interact throughout the digital omni-channel concept.


Place in the organization

Serving as a trusted security partner for more than 20 years to more than 330 clients across ~70 countries, Accenture Security helps organizations build resilience from the inside out so they can operate and grow confidently in a rapidly evolving threat landscape. Our 5000 security professionals bring exceptional industry expertise to tailor intelligent security services to our clients’ unique businesses and industries. We provide a full spectrum of services-from security strategy development, to business transformation to managed security services-on demand and at a global scale.



Your background
We are looking for enthusiastic, pro-active and creative Master students in the fields of information security, engineering, information technology or related fields.
You are enrolled in an educational institution during your internship. You can work independently and you are fluent in English and preferably Dutch, both verbal and written. In addition, you are a team player with excellent communication skills, have a high level of motivation and drive, and you are eager to learn. 


What can we offer you? 
Within Accenture we offer you a work environment with a focus on your personal development, in which you will receive a lot of responsibility and will be guided by a team of experienced consultants. You will work together with talented colleagues from all over the world on challenging projects for the highest ranked international businesses. You will also receive a compensation and a laptop.

Additional information
• Period: 6 months
• Hours per week: 40
• Location: Amsterdam: Flexible workplace (work among our colleagues)
• Start date: Flexible


Are you interested? 

Are you interested to become a Security intern at Accenture? We are eager to get to know you. Accenture cares about privacy and we process personal data in accordance with our privacy statement. In order to be compliant with our privacy policy, we kindly request you to apply for the position on the Accenture website. We also kindly request you to let us know in your motivation letter if you have any preferences for a specific assignment during your internship. For more questions or information about the vacancy please contact Dorine Hogendorp via

An assessment will be part of the selection procedure.

About us
Accenture solves the toughest technological challenges through standout strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Working with over three-quarters of the Fortune Global 500, we drive innovation and shape world around us. With expertise in more than 40 industries and all business functions, we deliver ground-breaking outcomes for a new digital world.


Equal opportunities 
Innovation is about bringing different people, ideas and perspectives together. 

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