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Cybersecurity Internship

Posted 29 Jun 2022
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English (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)

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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.

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.

Accenture is wereldwijd actief op het gebied van Management Consulting, Technology en Outsourcing. Wij combineren ongeëvenaarde ervaring in diverse bedrijfstakken en bedrijfsfuncties met degelijke knowhow en expertise, en daarnaast doen wij grondig onderzoek naar wat de best presterende bedrijven ter wereld zo succesvol maakt. Accenture werkt nauw samen met haar klanten om hen te helpen high performance bedrijven en overheden te worden.

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Active in 120 countries
630,000 employees
60% men - 40% women
Average age is 30 years

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