Diaconia's ‘M.A.P’ Program for Universities

The M.A.P. Program pairs students with industry leaders in order to share our wealth of resources and knowledge. Through mentorship, access to information, and hands-on practice, Diaconia hopes to foster the next generation of innovators in our field.

What’s in it
for you?

Find your path

Get access to guidance and consultation from experts in a variety of technical fields to learn more about potential career paths.

See your ideas come to life

Harness resources such as workshops, seminars, and mock interviews to help transition your skills from the classroom to the real world.

Navigate the professional world

A job offer from Diaconia pledges our resources, time, and best efforts to ensure a real career path, real opportunities, and an unwavering commitment to our associates’ growth and happiness.

Mentorship by Domain Leaders

We offer collaborative working sessions led by industry experts from Diaconia in the following areas:
Cloud Computing
Our team helps you capitalize on the efficiencies and capabilities of the cloud by leveraging shared security models, hybrid cloud infrastructure, and web services, while avoiding considerable pitfalls. Some of our key service areas with Cloud adoption, integration and deployment include:
  • Strategy & Readiness (Business Case, Governance, Organizational Readiness, & Roadmap for execution)
  • Architecture, Design & Engineering (Agnostic to Cloud Vendors)
  • Migration Support (Application Portfolio Discovery & Analysis, Packaged Services)
  • Security & Compliance
Data & Applied Intelligence
Leveraging the power of AI, we embed intelligence across business functions and harness the power of machine learning to perform advanced predictive analytics that go beyond data correlation and aggregation.

We empower you to make informed, data-driven decisions. Through the following services, our clients are able to measure and learn new avenues of process efficiency, new channels of user personalization, or new targets of fraud:

  • Data Visualization and Reporting
  • Applied Intelligence (AI, ML, NLP, Neural networks)
  • Enterprise Big Data Management
  • Immersive Experience (Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality)
Strategy & Information Governance
Our strategy and governance team works with your organization to address complexities impacting organizational performance, and to codify underlying project/program management, business process, and budgetary challenges.

We develop flexible strategies using an agile, multidisciplinary approach to unearth, identify, and remediate the constraints—both real and artificial—that stand in the way of your success. Our key services include:

  • Portfolio Management (PMO Support)
  • Enterprise Architecture Support (Governance, Risk & Compliance)
  • Organizational Change Management
  • Knowledge Management
Digital Customer Experience
In collaboration with our clients, we provide a personalized and intuitive customer experience. Our end-to-end digital approach to User Experience is driven by User Behavioral Analysis & Inference, Human Centered Design, and Business Capability Mapping techniques.

We harness these services to establish real advancements in capability, without burdening the end user or deprecating the business rules that must remain intact for audit, security, quality, and transaction integrity. Our key services include:

  • Design Thinking (UI/UX Assessment and Journey Mapping)
  • Legacy Website Transformation (Employee Centric and Citizen Services)
  • Internet of Things (IoT) services
  • Mobile First Design & Development
Cyber Solutions
Our advanced cyber solutions incorporate cloud shared-security models, advanced penetration testing, and vulnerability assessments.

We even utilize offensive measures to maintain a heightened posture across the entire enterprise, including people, applications, networks, physical infrastructure, communications, and the next frontier of attack surface—Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Our key services include:

  • Incident Response, Malware & Network Intrusion Analysis
  • Security Controls Assessments/Validations (SCA-V)
  • Penetration Testing and Vulnerability Assessment
  • SOC, Continuous Monitoring, and Accreditation Support
Enterprise Technology Modernization
Our application development and modernization approach uses cloud technologies, containerization, modern development languages, and high-performance development models to design architectures and develop high-quality code that is responsive to your requirements while rapidly addressing business needs. Our key services include:
  • Incident Response, Malware & Network Intrusion Analysis
  • Security Controls Assessments/Validations (SCA-V)
  • Penetration Testing and Vulnerability Assessment
  • SOC, Continuous Monitoring, and Accreditation Support

Access to industry knowledge

Our team of industry experts will dedicate time for consultation with students to discuss the ins-and-outs of their work, and have access to project case studies, industry white papers, and more.

Practice on real world projects

We offer students the chance to integrate their classroom projects with Diaconia’s real world projects, including Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, VR, and AR
Get in Touch
9658 Baltimore Ave Suite # 300 - 5C
College Park, MD 20740
240 753 8282
Your request has been sent
We will contact you as soon as possible.