Business Design Internship

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Hello there.

Nice to have you here, we know you’re busy, so we’ll keep it short.

We’re a fun-loving team of clever, passionate people. We think, we plot, and we create products and experiences that help our clients solve problems and seize opportunities.

Our Accenture Song office in Amsterdam is looking for a Business Design intern to join our Business Design team. This role requires a unique blend of creative thinking, business acumen and entrepreneurial mindset. As a business designer you need to be able to think on a strategic level and act as a bridge between the 4 pillars of successful innovation: desirability, viability, feasibility and adaptability. 

Your job

  • You are familiar with the innovation funnel, you know how to take a promising idea from intuition and analysis into market launch and scale-up phase 
  • You are passionate about trying out new things and experimenting with new tools and methods rather than focusing on best practices, you use ambiguity and uncertainty to your advantage to generate innovative outcomes 
  • You can’t stop talking about innovative startups and technological innovations, and love to get inspired and inspire others with new business model examples 
  • You love to work across cultures and disciplines, you take ownership of task and can proactively balance individual work with team collaboration 
  • You can pitch an idea or concept with your enthusiasm and passion to buy in an audience and are familiar with the basics of storytelling

Accenture Song
At Accenture Song, we consider ourselves as the most effective 'digital enablers' around. And with good reason: our work includes pioneering next-level marketing, implementing industry-changing digital transformations and improving business performance using digital technology and data insights. We bridge the gap between brand promise and expectations - by creating transformative Experiences.
 

Our Amsterdam office is home to 220+ fun-loving team of clever, passionate people. We think, we plot, and we create digital products and experiences that help our clients solve problems and seize opportunities.You will be working side by side product designers, business designers, creative technologists and many more to deliver human-centered experiences that drive value for our clients.

Your background

  • Studying a MSc degree (must), preferably in the area of strategic product design, innovation management, strategic entrepreneurship, business administration or business economics; 

  • Fluency or basic experience in at least two of the following areas and methodologies: business model innovation, value proposition design, lean startup, frame innovation, venture design, design thinking, human-centered design, strategy design; 

  • You are a team player; 

  • You work independently, have a hands-on mentality and take responsibility;

  • Communicate ideas in excellent English and Dutch.


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 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:

  • 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.

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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.

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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!

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Adriënne de Zoeten

Stage recruiter