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About the role:

Avanade is seeking passionate technologists who want to contribute to keeping our internal security technology on the bleeding edge. Constant opportunities for growth and learning have helped make Avanade one of the best places to work in IT, and provide an excellent environment for interns to build skills and experience that will help launch them into exciting IT careers.

About you:

The Information Security team is looking for adaptable team members to deliver high-visibility work in governance, risk, and compliance. This role would be an excellent fit for someone who is looking to move into risk management, compliance, or security project management. This position will involve documenting processes around approvals and corporate policy updates as part of a project to modernize compliance processes. This position may also involve assisting in other information security document and project efforts.

On a typical day, you’ll:

Provide Project Support:

  • Support during Annual Inventory Refresh with individual business units. Preparation tasks, launch, and clean-up activities.
  • Identify and make updates based on tasks performed to our internal documentation.
  • Support testing and validation of changes.
  • Craft reports and communication.
  • Meet with business owners to provide guidance and understand their processes.
  • Take meeting notes and follow up on outstanding questions.
  • Maintain and develop documentation.

Your skills:

  • Year(s) of IS industry experience preferred, including global IS organizations
  • Attending senior year in college or university or 1 year post grad.
  • Have or currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Business Management, Computer Science, Cybersecurity, or related disciplines desired.
  • Courses related to risk identification and management, cybersecurity governance, risk, and compliance are desired.
  • Relationship management – ability to cultivate and maintain strong networks of people who contribute to the success of the project.
  • Very strong communication skills with the ability to adapt communications to suit different business partners, including executive leadership.
  • Solid attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to learn the following skills:
    • Business process analysis and optimization.
    • Risk and compliance management frameworks, practices and processes and information security standards and practices.
    • Governance practices.

Additional Details:

    Must be based in the Seattle area30 hours + during the school year6 months in duration
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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