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Accenture Information Security – CIRT Intern in Chicago, Illinois

Organization: Corporate Functions/Information Security

Location: Chicago, IL

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions — underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network — Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With 469,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at

People in the Corporate Function career track contribute to the running of Accenture as a high- performance business through specialization within a specific functional area, and grow into internally focused roles by deepening their skills and/or developing new skills within an internal functional area.

Job Description:

Security professionals develop and deliver solutions that protect enterprise systems, applications and data by establishing policies, practices and tools that prevent unauthorized access, use, disclosure, modification or disruption. The CIRT (Cyber Incident Response Team) team works to establish a chain of custody for evidence and investigation. As a Summer Analyst in Information Security your daily responsibilities will vary by project, but you can expect to:

  • Contribute to a global network of talented IT consultants across the business, enabling high-performance by creating and delivering Accenture’s business applications and technology infrastructure.

  • Collaborate and innovate to connect our people with the technology they need to build market relevant skills and be impactful to the business.

  • Assist in development and testing of new business processes, capabilities, and, as appropriate, their supporting technologies

  • Continually experience new and engaging opportunities, challenging work, flexibility, career sponsorship and mentoring, and recognition for our contributions – throughout the journey. Living the adventure.

Your Experience: Basic Qualifications

Accenture Analysts are forward-thinking, well-rounded people with a record of outstanding academic performance and high learning agility. We’re looking for individuals who can work in an open and entrepreneurial way.

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a relevant subject area with an expected graduation date between December 2020 – August 2021

  • Minimum overall GPA of 3.0

Preferred Qualifications

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s with an expected graduation date between December 2020 and August 2021

  • Preferred Majors:

  • Computer Science / Computer Engineering or similar Engineering degree

  • Information Assurance

  • Information Security / Cyber Security

  • Management Information Systems / Information Technology

Preferred Skills

  • High-level knowledge of laws related to computer intrusions and data privacy requirements

  • Analytical mindset

  • Detail-oriented

  • Data Privacy

  • Windows 2000 – Windows 7

  • Understanding of data networking and computer hardware

  • Ability to manipulate and present data using MS Excel and Power Point

Job Requirements

  • Must complete 10-12 week summer analyst program in Chicago office (typically begin in late-May/early-June and end in early/mid-August)

    Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture.

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

Accenture is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.