Cybersecurity Internship


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 scaleYour jobYou can work on different assignments in one of the following topics;Security Consulting Master ThesisAs 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.Feel free to bring forward a contemporary topic or point of view that you would like to research, and we can work together on the specifics.Digital Cyber SecurityWrite 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.Your teamAccenture Strategy is considered as the game-changers of the business world. Positioned at the crucial intersection of business, technology, and industry, they devise fresh and creative strategies based on trends, insights, and data. With an eye for new competitive advantages, digital disruption, operating models and the future workforce, our consultants offer strategies that prepare high-profile clients for the future of business - and create value in a changing world.Their research-based advice and situational analyses enable our clients to act with speed and confidence. Whether you will be investigating difficult issues or identifying new opportunities, your work always comes down to one thing: unlocking value and creating real, tangible impacts.
Your background

  • Master student in information security, engineering, information technology or related studies
  • Proactive, eager to learn and able to solve complex issues
  • Fluent in Dutch and English
  • Self-starter and independent worker
  • Available for 6 months
Our offerAccenture is a marvelous place to work - 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 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 high-profile, demanding projects and a nurturing work environment, we offer excellent employee benefits, including:

  • A compensation and a laptop
  • Travel’s allowance
  • Guidance by a team of experienced consultants
  • An active intern-community
  • Possible job opportunities upon successful completion of the internship
Interested?Are you ready to join Accenture for a career where you can be yourself and do what you love? Apply now and change the world around you.Questions? Connect with Maarten Peters via maarten.peters@accenture.com.

Application process

Finding and applying for an internship can be both exciting as overwhelming - and we believe it is crucial that you know where you stand during your application, and what the next steps are. Our process is short - but thorough - and we'd like to get to know you, and see if we are a great fit.

Apply

Found a fitting internship? Great! Apply by sending in your CV and cover letter and let's get started. Contact our recruiters in case of questions, they are here to help and guide you.

Assessment

Play a set of neuroscience-based games that objectively measures cognitive and personality traits to assess if you match the job. Remember, there is no right or wrong way to play the games - because every trait makes you a great fit for a specific job.

Interview

During the interview, we'd love to get to know you and see if there is a match with our brand and brand values. We will discuss your ambitions, possible thesis, past experiences and tell you all you want to know about the role and Accenture.

Offer

If we are both happy to proceed after the interviews, we'd like to make you an offer to join Accenture. We hope we can welcome you soon as a new colleague!

Onboarding

We'd like to welcome you to Accenture and are excited that you have accepted our job offer and agreed upon your start date. You will meet all the other new joiners and interns and start your career at Accenture!