Country:

United States

Cities:

Chicago

Area of expertise:

Infrastructure / Unified Communications

Job Description

Intern, Infrastructure Engineering

Do you love living in the Cloud? So do we. 

You’re committed to the Cloud and to your colleagues and clients, helping to give them the tools and processes that will transform business. 

Avanade’s North America Internship Program was built for one purpose: revolutionize the way we design and deliver engaging, connected experiences for our clients and their customers. Through the combination of creative and technology expertise, our digital interns will spend their time creating never-before-seen, radical and exciting solutions to our clients’ biggest business challenges. If you’re interested in having an impact on tomorrow’s digital landscape, then let us know who you are, what you do, and why we’d be crazy not to bring you onboard.  

During our 10-week internship program, you will have the opportunity to experience our culture, build your network and apply your education, while gaining real-world experience. You’ll spend your summer taking on a variety of roles with some fun along the way. The experience only lasts the summer but will open up a lifetime of opportunity. 

 

Responsibilities may include: 

  • Help define and establish IT operations, processes, procedures and toolsets to manage and maintain client solutions 

  • Develop, modify and improve client infrastructure solutions 

  • Support infrastructure deployment efforts 

  • Support systems integration testing, component integration testing and user acceptance testing 

  • Support change management efforts as directed by senior team members and change specialists. 


About you 

You’re a superb communicator with a talent for technology, who understands how to develop a project plan into a successful software solution.  


Academic requirements:  

  • College Junior-standing with target graduation date between December 2020 and June 2021.

  • Pursuit of a bachelor’s degree in a technology-related discipline 

  • Major GPA of a 3.0 or above

  • Creative mind and collaborative spirit 

Your skillset and experience likely include 

  • Passion for technology 

  • Excellent verbal and written interpersonal skills 

  • Ability to excel in a team-oriented, project-based work environment 

  • Proven leadership experience in an academic, extra-curricular or professional setting 

  • Strong critical thinking skills, and the ability to think on your feet 

  • Ability to learn in a fast-paced environment 

  • Interest in beginning a career in technology consulting upon receiving your undergraduate degree 

You likely have exposure to or familiarity with: 

  • Infrastructure Microsoft solutions 

  • Cloud technologies 

  • Networking 

  • Data center operations 

  • Platform migration and enterprise directories 

Operation management  

  • Systems security 

  • Testing 

  • Databases and mobility 

 

Avanade® Is An Equal Opportunity Employer. Avanade prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran, military or marital status, genetic information or any other protected status. 


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About Avanade

Avanade leads in providing innovative digital services, business solutions and design-led experiences for its clients, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals combine technology, business and industry expertise to build and deploy solutions to realize results for clients and their customers. Avanade has 29,000 digitally connected people across 23 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. We welcome all, and seek talented individuals who can bring their whole self to work, build inclusive teams and encourage diversity inside and outside the organization. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at www.avanade.com.