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Companies today are starting the transformation towards the cloud. However, companies are more aware now on what’s happening in the cloud and want to perform their cloud migration in an automated fashion through Azure DevOps and CI/CD pipelines (Continuous Integration/ Continuous Deployment). This internship is about developing our Infrastructure as Code Foundation in Azure through the power of Azure DevOps. It allows us to create fast and efficient deployments of Infrastructure in Azure that will be used on large scale projects. If you are interested in Microsoft Azure, DevOps and coding, then this is the ideal internship for you!

Graduation assignment
Deployment of automated infrastructure starts in Azure DevOps where we will be setting up repositories and pipelines. After setting up the structure there, we can start developing the Infrastructure. We'll be developing several configs/templates to deploy our Infrastructure in a modular way so they can be implemented through the previously defined Pipelines according to the requirements.
You will need to take care of the Implementation, documentation and Validation of the project and create a basic Azure foundation platform as result to demonstrate functionality. Expanding the foundation to a full environment deployment with most common resources required by our customers.

For this internship you will be developing:

  • Development of Azure Bicep templates
  • Creation of Azure DevOps resource yaml file
  • Automated deployment of Azure Foundation components through Azure DevOps pipeline
  • Automated deployment of advanced Azure PaaS and IaaS components through Azure DevOps pipeline

At the end of the internship, you will:

  • Created a Proof-of-concept deployment pipelines and environment with Azure DevOps and the foundation components
  • Created a repository of deployment templates for most common cloud components
  • Have an As-Built documentation on required architecture and guidelines on how the automated deployment works
  • Deliver an end presentation and KT session towards the team

We offer plenty of opportunities in our training and internship programs to give you a chance to grow and realize your future career goals. Moreover, you will be part of a dynamic team of IT professionals within a positive and productive work environment in which excellence is rewarded. And who knows? This internship might be the first step towards a challenging career at Avanade. 

This is Avanade

Our vision? ‘Advance the world through the power of people and Microsoft’. Avanade was founded over 20 years ago as a joint venture of Accenture & Microsoft. Since then, we have grown into an internationally established IT consultancy firm with a passion for the latest Microsoft technology. We have a big heart for the work we do, a great talent for technology & we strive to achieve the best results based on teamwork.

Avanade is the ideal environment to engage with the world's most advanced Microsoft technologies. To keep innovating, we always have an eye out for new talent. That's why Avanade offers graduation internships to talented and ambitious students. During these internships, there is excellent supervision by an experienced consultant and you will have great opportunities to develop yourself professionally. For example, during your internship at Avanade you can obtain a Microsoft certificate and we organize valuable skill trainings. We also provide networking opportunities within Avanade, so you get the chance to meet our consultants & hear about the challenging projects we do. We’d want you to gain good knowledge of what Avanade is all about, rather than just working on your thesis solely.

We stand for a learning full and warm atmosphere on the work floor (also online!). This way we guarantee a great internship experience. As a graduate student, you are a fully-fledged colleague, and you get plenty of opportunities to develop yourself and build a foundation for your career. Together with the other interns, you will form an enthusiastic group and community within the Avanade family. Together we go beyond!

We are looking for you because...

- You are a student in an IT bachelor or master’s degree in Network & System engineering, Infrastructure design or another IT-focused study, who is looking for a challenging graduation internship;

- You want to do an internship in a dynamic and rapidly evolving IT-company;

You are available for minimum of 3 months starting from September-October 2023;

- You are interested in the Microsoft Azure Cloud Platform and may already have some experience with Azure DevOps and programming;

- Extensive knowledge of English, next to your native language (Dutch/French/other);

- You are a team player who takes initiative, is motivated to set up good research, and who loves to meet 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!

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

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About Avanade

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital, cloud and advisory services, industry solutions and design-led experiences across the Microsoft ecosystem. Every day, our 59,000 professionals in 26 countries make a genuine human impact for our clients, their employees and their customers. 

We have been recognized as Microsoft’s Global SI Partner of the Year more than any other company. With the most Microsoft certifications (60,000+) and 18 (out of 18) Gold-level Microsoft competencies, we are uniquely positioned to help businesses grow and solve their toughest challenges.

We are a people first company, committed to providing an inclusive workplace where employees feel comfortable being their authentic selves. As a responsible business, we are building a sustainable world and helping people from underrepresented communities fulfil their potential. 

Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at