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Are you a tech-savvy student with a passion for cloud computing? Do you want to gain practical experience creating and deploying Azure governance policies? Looking for an exciting opportunity to develop your skills in Azure cloud, PowerBI Dashboarding, DevOps pipelines, and Infrastructure as Code? Look no further! We are searching for an intern who can help us create a secure and comprehensive Azure governance baseline for our clients. This is an excellent opportunity to build valuable skills in cloud computing and make a real impact on our business. Read on! 


Graduation assignment: 


The Azure cloud offers endless opportunities for companies to extend their data centers to the public cloud. However, setting up a new environment can pose major security risks if not done correctly. That's where you come in! As our intern, you will have the opportunity to develop a thorough and secure Azure governance baseline that can be deployed to new and existing customers.  


Using DevOps pipelines and Infrastructure as Code, you will work closely with our team to ensure policies are deployed effectively. Additionally, you will be required to provide regular reports on the status of the environment and identify missing or misconfigured resources. 


As an intern, you will have the opportunity to work with the latest technology and gain hands-on experience in a highly sought-after skill set. In addition, you will make a significant contribution to the security of our customers' data centers. How does this sound to you? 


Please note: we are looking for students who either speak NL and ENG proficiently, or FR and ENG. This is a strong requirement. 


At the end of the internship, you will have: 

- A library of Azure policies consisting out of 2 main categories:
Sets of default policies that would fit any customer 
- Policies that can be used for specific use cases 
- Each set of policies should be categorized for optimal overview (compute, security, governance, …)
- A method to easily provide an overview to the customer of the available policies so this can be provided to the customer during a workshop 
- Policies should be able to deploy via IaC;
- Have Proof-of-concept environment with an Azure Policy baseline 
- A dashboard to view the state of the policies 
- A setup should be configured to show the power of the solution 
- Deliver a slide deck for Sales to show the capabilities of the asset and what added value it brings to our client
- Deliver a deeper presentation about the service, how it can be used, how it should be configured etc. 


About us: 


Our vision? 'Advance the world through the power of people and Microsoft'. Every day, our people are committed to using the latest Microsoft technology to help transform our clients. The combination of the broad expertise of our talented people and our huge passion for Microsoft enables us to advance our worldwide customers in technology and create great experiences & solutions.  


Avanade is an international IT consulting company, where people and IT join forces. You will recognize yourself in the 350 colleagues walking around, but also definitely in the 20 other interns who start at Avanade every year. We have a lot of passion for and enjoy the work we do and value a friendly atmosphere. With tremendous talent for Microsoft technology, Avanade is a unique club where there is plenty of room for development and you are part of a great group of professionals. Together with the other interns, you will form an enthusiastic group & community within Avanade. You can participate in many fun activities, such as knowledge sessions during lunch, coffee calls with consultants and work drinks! In addition, we offer several soft skill training courses for interns and the opportunity to obtain a Microsoft certificate! 



We are looking for you because: 


  • You are a bachelor or master student and are looking for an educational and challenging graduate internship in the field of IT consultancy; 

  • You are available for min. 3 months and min. 4 days/week starting from September - October 2023 

  • You currently enrolled in a computer science or related program at a college or university; 

  • You are interested in the Microsoft Azure Cloud Platform; 

  • You focus domains will be, Azure Policy, Azure Resource Graph, Azure Defender for Cloud, Azure Log Analytics and PowerBI Reporting; 

  • You have strong communication skills in both Dutch and English, or both French and English; 

  • You are motivated to set up a good thesis research, you work proactively and independently, and you enjoy meeting new people! 


Avanade offers you: 


  • A challenging and educational internship program. At the end of your internship, you will have gained a number of (soft) skills, have a good understanding of Avanade and have built valuable connections; 

  • The opportunity to work together in a team of professionals; 

  • Strong support from a (technical) internship supervisor. Your internship supervisor will support you in terms of both content and process; 

  • The opportunity to obtain a Microsoft certificate at our expense; 

  • An office in Ghent (Merelbeke) and an office in Brussels 

  • Reimbursement of travel costs and a laptop 

  • A lot of opportunities to develop yourself! 


At the end of your internship, you have gained several (soft) skills, you will have a good view on Avanade's expertise and way of working. Next to this, you will have built up valuable connections. 




Do you have any questions or doubts? Our recruiter Zeineb Boughlam ( is happy to help you out! 


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