Agile Transformation Strategies Internship


Transform the world around you by unleashing your skills and crafting the next generation of technology. Put your expertise to work as part of the world’s largest independent technology services provider and lead the way as a trendsetter in your field. Gain hands on experience and the chance to be certified on one of the hottest skills in the market. We’re ready if you are.

Your job

Within this Agile Transformation Strategies internship of 6 months you will conduct research in close collaboration with our agile transformation team. With the Dutch Agile and DevOps community you will actively disseminate and discuss findings. You will identify good practices for visual portfolio management (e.g. Portfolio Kanbans, Obeya walls). Added to this you will develop recommendations, models and training material for agile transformation. Lastly you will develop tools and workshop formats.

You can choose one of the following assignments;

AGILE PORTFOLIO BOARDS
How do project portfolio teams use Kanban boards in connecting strategy to projects? The increasing speed of innovation forces businesses as well as public sector organizations to react more swiftly to market demands. Stories of self-driving cars, artificial intelligence, Internet of Things are calling for more agility to cope with that rapid speed of change.

While Agile transformations are preoccupying the enterprise world, good practices to support agile transformations on an enterprise level are still scarse.

In this internship, you will contribute to Accenture’s thought leadership as part of our Agile Transformation team. Our community of agile experts reaches across Accenture and domains like strategy, technology strategy, operations, and technology.

Your objective is to (1) identify good practices for visual portfolio management, and (2) develop a set of recommendations, to help our clients as well as transformation teams in their journey.

During this internship, you will learn about a wide range of management subjects in collaboration with experts from practice and academia.

ENTERPRISE AGILITY METRICS
What are appropriate metrics to measure success and value of Agile/DevOps transformations? The increasing speed of innovation forces businesses as well as public sector organizations to react more swiftly to market demands. Stories of self-driving cars, artificial intelligence, Internet of Things are calling for more agility to cope with that rapid speed of change.

While Agile transformations are preoccupying the enterprise world, good practices to support agile transformations on an enterprise level are still scarse.
In this internship, you will contribute to Accenture’s thought leadership as part of our Agile Transformation team. Our community of agile experts reaches across Accenture and domains like strategy, technology strategy, operations, and technology.

Your objective is to (1) identify good metrics and practices to evaluate the success and agile and DevOps transformations, and (2) develop a set of recommendations, to help our clients as well as transformation teams in their journey.

During this internship, you will learn about a wide range of management subjects in collaboration with experts from practice and academia.

Your team
Accenture Technology leverages design thinking, industry insights and the latest digital methodologies to help clients innovate, grow and improve their businesses. Our expertise, capabilities and experience mean that our clients (including some of the biggest brands in the world) trust us to find the right solutions for their needs.

Together with our talented international colleagues, we focus on connecting the needs of businesses with the new possibilities that come with technological progress. Because that's where the real challenges are: inventing and testing things that have never been tried before, getting new applications ready for roll-out, and ultimately guiding clients to select and implement the right technologies to transform their businesses.

Your background
  • Bachelor or Master student in Management, Computer/Information Science or related studies
  • Fluent in Dutch and English
  • Eager and passionate about management methods and the social side of organizations
  • Independent and well-structured style, demanding high quality of your work
  • Strong communicator, interpersonal and skilled in relationship-buildinging
  • Good organizational, multi-tasking, and time-management skill
  • Capable of working in a multi-disciplinary team
Our offer
Accenture is an incredible place to work - and keep learning. By joining us, you’ll become part of a global company with a world-class brand and reputation. Besides the work we do for our clients, we’re really proud of our vibrant, diverse workplace culture: we believe in openness and honesty, fairness and equality, common sense and realism. We want to get to know the real you and help you explore and grow - whatever it is you're great at. So you will always have lots of learning opportunities (formal and informal) to improve your role-specific skills and expertise.

Besides our high-profile, challenging projects and our nurturing work environment, we offer excellent employee benefits, including:
  • A compensation and a laptop
  • Travel’s allowance
  • Guidance by a team of experienced consultants
  • An active intern-community
Interested?
Are you ready to join Accenture for a career where you can be yourself and do what you love? Apply now and change the world around you.
Questions? Connect with Kim Jap Tjoen San via kim.jap.tjoen.san@accenture.com

Application process

Finding and applying for an internship can be both exciting as overwhelming - and we believe it is crucial that you know where you stand during your application, and what the next steps are. Our process is short - but thorough - and we'd like to get to know you, and see if we are a great fit.

Apply

Found a fitting internship? Great! Apply by sending in your CV and cover letter and let's get started. Contact our recruiters in case of questions, they are here to help and guide you.

Assessment

Play a set of neuroscience-based games that objectively measures cognitive and personality traits to assess if you match the job. Remember, there is no right or wrong way to play the games - because every trait makes you a great fit for a specific job.

Interview

During the interview, we'd love to get to know you and see if there is a match with our brand and brand values. We will discuss your ambitions, possible thesis, past experiences and tell you all you want to know about the role and Accenture.

Offer

If we are both happy to proceed after the interviews, we'd like to make you an offer to join Accenture. We hope we can welcome you soon as a new colleague!

Onboarding

We'd like to welcome you to Accenture and are excited that you have accepted our job offer and agreed upon your start date. You will meet all the other new joiners and interns and start your career at Accenture!