Do you want to help our clients transform their Infrastructure to become high-performing businesses? Are you looking for an internship which combines both technology and consulting? Then, join us in our (Cloud) Infrastructure Consulting Services practice in Accenture, the Netherlands and gain knowledge and skills on a wide range of the most innovative tools, technologies and methodologies in the field of IT Infrastructure. We provide Cloud, Network, Service Management and Workplace service offerings to some of the world’s largest and most exciting companies!
We strongly encourage students to suggest a topic of their own choice, however we have provided in the following section some ideas of different assignments you could be working on with Cloud! Please remember the projects listed here are not the only projects and that you are open to submit a research proposal on any topic relating to Infrastructure Services!
Software Defined Networks (SDN) & Network Automation
Does making networks ‘software defined’ excite you? Then, we have numerous projects within this topic that could be of interest to you!
You could be:
(1) Researching and comparing the different technological developments in networking and network designs that relate to the issue of making networks ‘software defined’ and the automatization of their implementations.
(2) Investigating the possible applications and effects within companies (enterprise networks) and service providers (service provider networks) that can be developed with the help of SDN.
(3) Analyzing the impact of the fundamental changes in technology on company processes.
Examples of Research Questions
What is the impact of the technical change and possibilities for the organization and division of tasks?
Does SDN for example lead to DevOps?
What is the impact of SDN and network automatization on the work of network providers?
Which tools and possibilities are available for network automatization and what is the possibility for integration with other tools?
How can SDN and Network Automation tie into transformation to the Cloud and operating it?
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Together with our talented international colleagues, we focus on connecting the needs of businesses with the new possibilities that come with technological progress. Because that's where the real challenges are: inventing and testing things that have never been tried before, getting new applications ready for roll-out, and ultimately guiding clients to select and implement the right technologies to transform their businesses.
- Final year Bachelor or Master student with a specialization in technical business administration, business information management, informatics, industrial engineering and related areas
- Affinity with IT, cloud, DevOps and innovative IT technologies
- Fluent in Dutch and English
- Self-starter and independent worker
- Proactive, eager to learn and able to solve complex issues
- Available for 4-6 months
- Varied hands-on technical IT experience
- Some coding experience in C#, Java or Python
Accenture is an incredible 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 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 excellent employee benefits, including:
- A compensation and a laptop
- Travel’s allowance
- Guidance by a team of experienced consultants
- An active intern-community
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.
We highly recommend you to submit a short description of possible internship topics in your motivation letter. Please remember we strongly encourage new ideas coming from our candidates so feel free to submit a proposal on a topic of your own choice.
Questions? Connect with Kim Jap Tjoen San via firstname.lastname@example.org.
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