AWS EMEA SARL (Italy Branch)

Professional Services Intern - Public Sector, Amazon Web Services

AWS EMEA SARL (Italy Branch)

Amazon is guided by four principles: customer obsession rather than competitor focus, passion for invention, commitment to operational excellence, and long-term thinking. We are driven by the excitement of building technologies, inventing products, and providing services that change lives. We embrace new ways of doing things, make decisions quickly, and are not afraid to fail. We have the scope and capabilities of a large company, and the spirit and heart of a small one.

Together, Amazonians research and develop new technologies from Amazon Web Services to Alexa on behalf of our customers: shoppers, sellers, content creators, and developers around the world.
Seattle WA, USA
  • Penultimate year student (2024 graduation date) enrolled in a Bachelors/ Masters degree related to Computer Science / Engineering / Mathematics / Technology
  • Experience with a common programming language (e.g Java, C/C++, Perl, Ruby, Python) OR the interest and technical ability to learn a programming language.
  • Interest and aptitude to learn about and deliver cloud-based solutions to customers
  • Written and verbal communication skills and ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions to both large and small audiences.
  • Fluent verbal and written English and Italian language skills

Job summary
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a place where builders can grow. As an intern in our AWS Professional Services Internship program you will play a key role in a fast-growing business and deliver significant value to AWS customers of all sizes from public sector organizations, to nimble startups and global brands. The skills and experiences you gain will be highly sought after throughout the industry and give you the opportunity for the career of a lifetime.

This AWS internship is in Milan, Italy and is full-time (40 hours/week) for 12 weeks, starting May 2023.

This internship offers the opportunity to specialize in an area of interest including:

  • DevOps – build advanced computing systems that harness continuous integration/continuous deployment pipelines and utilize the strengths of cloud computing to build scalable and economical systems for clients.
  • Cloud Infrastructure Architect – specialize in cloud-based network performance, infrastructure provisioning, and building Application Programming Interfaces (APIs).
  • Application Developer – design applications that run natively in the cloud and build programs that run on any number of platforms.
  • Big Data & Analytics – support our services that leverage data and produce business insights, including using Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence (ML/AI).
  • Security Consultant – work with AWS products targeted for security professionals to establish solid security practices; the foundation for using the cloud.

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. For an update on your status, or to confirm your application was submitted successfully, please login to your candidate portal. Please note that we are reviewing a high volume of applications and appreciate your patience.

Key job responsibilities
As a Professional Services intern, you will gain hands-on experience in cloud computing, develop business acumen, and learn about Amazon’s peculiar culture. You will work on projects, have the opportunity to obtain the AWS Cloud Practitioner certification, and attend professional development events.

Upon successful completion of the internship program, selected interns will receive a full-time offer to join the Professional Services Consultant Program or the Tech U program. These accelerated workforce development programs focus on helping recent graduates build technical and professional skills to jump-start technical careers at AWS.

A day in the life
Inclusive Team Culture
Here at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences. Amazon’s culture of inclusion is reinforced within our Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.

Work/Life Harmony
Our team puts a high value on work-life harmony. It isn’t about how many hours you spend at home or at work; it’s about the flow you establish that brings energy to both parts of your life. We believe striking the right balance between your personal and professional life is critical to life-long happiness and fulfilment AND WE encourage you to find your own balance between your work and personal lives.

Mentorship & Career Growth
Our team is dedicated to supporting new members. We have a broad mix of experience levels and tenures, and we’re building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. Our senior members enjoy one-on-one mentoring. We care about your career growth and strive to assign projects based on what will help each team member develop into a better-rounded engineer and enable them to take on more complex tasks in the future.

About the team
The AWS Professional Services organization is a global team of experts that helps AWS customers realize their desired business outcomes when using the AWS Cloud. We deliver focused guidance through our global specialty practices, which cover a variety of solutions, technologies, and industries. In addition to working alongside our customers, we share our experience through tech talk webinars, White Papers, and blog posts that are available to anyone.

  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly.
  • Experience with networking fundamentals, including Security, Storage or Databases (Relational and/or NoSQL), Operating Systems (Unix, Linux, and/or Windows)
  • Experience with software development lifecycle (SDLC) and agile/iterative methodologies
  • Experience with infrastructure as code, ops automation, and configuration management tools such as Chef, Puppet, or Ansible.
  • Knowledge of the primary AWS services (e.g. EC2, ELB, RDS, VPC, Route53, S3)

Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. Protecting your privacy and the security of your data is a longstanding top priority for Amazon. Please consult our Privacy Notice ( to know more about how we collect, use and transfer the personal data of our candidates.

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