Job Description

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 job

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.

Please bring forward a contemporary topic or point of view that you would like to research, and we can work together on the specifics.

Your team

Our colleagues in the services-based Technology group help clients, both big and small, with revolutionary IT transformations. Which cloud platform fits best with client X? How do certain IT-solutions impact the risk analysis of suppliers? How can organizations become more agile and through what process are new applications developed from design thinking workshops?

Working closely alongside clients and an international team of professionals you will develop innovative solutions, through mediums such as robotics and artificial intelligence. Throughout the business process you will engage in the development of defense strategies, combining technology and user behavior, to ensure the security of your client. Together we connect the needs of clients with upcoming innovative technologies prepare them for the future.

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Qualifications

Your background

  • Master student in information security, engineering, information technology or related studies

  • Self-starter and independent worker

  • Language: Dutch and fluent English

  • Proactive, eager to learn and able to solve complex issues

  • Available for 6 months

Our offer

Accenture is an incredible place to work and conduct your internship - and keep learning. By joining us, you’ll become part of a global company with a world-class brand and reputation.  Besides the work we do for our clients, we’re really proud of our vibrant, diverse workplace culture: we believe in openness and honesty, fairness and equality, common sense and realism. We want to get to know the real you and help you explore and grow - whatever it is you're great at. So, you will always have lots of learning opportunities (formal and informal) to improve your role-specific skills and expertise.

Besides our high-profile, challenging projects and our nurturing work environment, we offer you a good internship compensation.

Interested?

Are you ready to join Accenture for a internship where you can be yourself, do what you love and conduct a awesome intern assignment? Apply now with your resume and motivation and thesis proposal and change the world around you.

Questions? Connect with Severine de Zwaan via severine.de.zwaan@accenture.com

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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