Digital Talent Factory - Innovation Accelerator


Do you get excited when you hear about Accenture’s latest and greatest innovations? Help shape Accenture’s Internal Innovation program.
Your job
Are you looking for an internship where you play a key role in formulating Accenture’s internal innovation program? Would you like to work on our continuous internal innovation flow? Accenture offers a full-time internship for a minimum of 5 months which includes an option for thesis internships. You can start per direct from our office in Amsterdam.

THE ACCELERATOR:
The Accelerator is a year-round internal impact driven innovation program to identify and unlock existing potential within the organization. Our employees are our biggest asset as they are at our client’s day in day out. The Accelerator started in 2015 to identify and accelerate top ideas and provide a platform for employees to share their vision by pitching their ideas. With support of the Accelerator, the top ideas of our colleagues will be accelerated into something tangible, aiming to create new (client) opportunities. We stay away from static content like PowerPoint and aim to create something that can be experienced: a prototype, telestration, video, animation or IoT (Internet of Things) solution. The program is characterized as agile, light weight, fast and is focused on entrepreneurship.
Together with the team, you will work on promoting innovation within Accenture and unlock new possibilities to improve the way we work, gain higher employee engagement, and induce innovative behavior. As the Accelerator is relatively young, we are open to your new insights and creative ideas to help shape our concept even more.

YOUR ACTIVITIES:
You will work in a multidisciplinary team, consisting of Accenture consultants that with various backgrounds. You can pursue your thesis and will have access to all of Accenture’s knowledge and expertise. During your internship you are part of Accenture Digital.
You will work on marketing related activities like: communication, brand awareness, (employee) engagement, organization of idea pitching events, Shaping the accelerator concept and way of working and support with the development of the winner’s idea into a concept and consequently into a (commercial) proposition.

Your team
At Accenture Digital, 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 collaborate closely with our clients (including some world-famous brand names) to figure out what the possibilities are for their business. Innovating through cloud, mobility, or analytics, our end goal is to design and deliver custom digital solutions that really work in the field – whether that’s online or offline.
Your background
  • You are a (recent) graduate from a university and looking for work experience within you area of interest and future ambitions, preferably with a background in Business Studies, Innovation, Design, Marketing or Communication;
  • Affinity with innovation, intrapreneurship and an agile way of working. You are visionary and able to convert ideas into concepts. We love to try new things;
  • You work independently and have a hands-on mentality; you are creative and take responsibility;
  • You are a team player with outstanding communication skills; you are professional and secure;
  • We think it is important that you have a strong intrinsic motivation to work on the subject and take ownership over certain areas;
  • You are fluent in Dutch and English; in both word and writing;

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.
Questions? Connect with Stefan Roevros, stefan.roevros@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!