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Country:                              United Kingdom

Cities:                                    London

Area of expertise:            Analytics

Job Description

University Summer Technology Internship

10th July – 1st September

Avanade was born as a joint venture company between Microsoft and Accenture in 2000 – the middle of the dot.com boom. Many companies started with high hopes and fizzled, but we’re still here a globally renowned technology consultancy and word-class specialist the Microsoft ecosystem.

Our enthusiasm for each other and our work has and continues to take us pretty far. Avanade has 32,000 Microsoft certifications and we’ve been named Microsoft Alliance SI Partner of the Year 17 times. Greater than our credentials is our impact. We’re working with an energy company to repopulate coral reefs, and we developed an AI chatbot to provide instant answers to tax questions for a leading engineering company. And, in the early days of COVID, a couple of employees took it upon themselves to create an app that helped track ventilators across stretched healthcare systems.

The Application Process

  • Role Registration:January
  • Phone screening callwith Early Talent Acquisition team: Jan-Feb
  • Application closes:20th Feb
  • Follow up and feedback by:15th March
  • Avanade Internship onboarding: 10hJuly

Note interview process will be hosted remotely via Microsoft Teams

What is Avanade’s Summer Internship all about?

Our Summer Internship programme has been created for students in their penultimate year of study (Year 2 of Undergraduate degree or final year before a Master’s degree). During your 8-week internship programme (hosted in person in our London office), you will experience Avanade’s amazing culture, build your network and apply your university studies in a people first and innovative tech workplace!

You will take on a variety of Technology and / or Sales related roles within Avanade and work alongside Avanade’s global intern community too.

Client work: you will be working as part of Avanade’s live project teams consulting with our clients on market leading technology solutions.

Communication skills training: you will receive training and networking opportunities to help you learn the roles for confidently delivering advice to customers in the future.

Your network: Your will have an assigned Intern Lead and Buddy through the programme but also throughout your career at Avanade should you return next year.

The Avanade Early Talent Network: You will be part of our wider community of graduates. This network will be a springboard for learning and engagement as you start out, connection you closely with others across the entire business.

Progressing in your career: you will have the opportunity to complete Microsoft Certifications during your internship.

A graduate role to return to: once completing your internship, your mentor will be on hand to help you decide where you want to go next with your career at Avanade. You will have the opportunity to apply and receive an offer to one of Avanade’s graduate programmes in Cloud, Data & AI or Security. We hope that many if our interns will return in September 2024!

Who are you?

A student in your penultimate year of study. You will graduate in June 2024.  You are looking to attend a full time, in person 8-week summer internship this summer of 2023. You may be completing second year of undergraduate degree or in your final year before beginning a Master’s Degree. Some of the below sounds good to you!

  • Evidence of interests and passion in technology and desire to pursue a career in technology (technical or sales)
  • Readiness to engage with a full time 8-week internship, in person, London based.
  • A creative mind and collaborative spirit


Ability to adapt and apply existing skills to new learning and technologies

  • Strong teamwork and problem solving skills
  • Willingness to develop excellent communications skills (your role may develop into client facing positions, so a positive attitude to great communication is important
  • Flexibility to work on different projects and openness to travel to client locations (within stipulated radius)
  • Aptitude and willingness to learn more about some of the following Microsoft technologies: Azure / DevOps/ O365 | Python | Java or C++ | UML | Cloud Technologies | AGILE and SCRUM methodologies


You will earn £3,200 during the two months internship.

As part of this, you will be expected to be in the London office in person for the majority of the 8 weeks- it is important to us that we can get to know you. Exact working week framework will be communicated later but please note, holiday days are not factored into this 8-week experience. If you were to start a graduate role with us in the future, be aware Avanade offers hybrid  working arrangements, (training and project dependent). Our people are empowered good work while having a good life.

***********Please be advised that we cannot offer visa sponsorship for this role***********

Why Avanade

Avanade is made up of nearly 60,000 individuals. People who share a passion for technology, who push beyond their comfort zone and always bring an open mind and who really care about making a genuine human impact at work. We invite these people to bring their authentic, whole selves into a place that welcomes curiosity as a spark to innovation. We put them together to solve some complex challenges and bring to life possibilities for our clients around the world—companies, non-profits, and government agencies that know the future is digital and look to us to help them get there with the power of people and Microsoft technology.

Together, we do what matters.

Our locations

You will be based in London, (Cannon Street), 5 days per week for this internship experience.

Our headquarters are in Seattle, and our reach is worldwide.


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 do what matters to make a genuine human impact for our clients, their employees and their customers.

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.

As a responsible business, we are building a sustainable world and helping young people from underrepresented communities fulfill their potential.

Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at www.avanade.com

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