Internship - Program Management


Internship Accenture Innovation Awards | Program Management

Your job
The Accenture Innovation Awards is a year-round program with multiple events that aims to connect innovators and to drive innovation together. This year-round program will ultimately culminate in the Innovation Summit. The Innovation Awards team consists of a Central Team and 8 Theme Teams. The Central Team interns are responsible for program management, partnerships, event management and marketing & communications. The Theme Interns are responsible for defining the theme strategy and executing the theme specific tasks, such as innovation scouting and guiding the theme’s jury process. Together you will work towards one goal: the biggest innovation program of the Netherlands. Within the whole Innovation Awards team, you are given the freedom to pursue a variety projects.

Your team
As a Program Management intern you will shape the year-round program of the Accenture Innovation Awards. You will work directly with the Management Team to define the strategy and make sure this strategy is being executed by the whole Innovation Awards team. You will keep track of the high-level targets and goals, and make sure that everyone is on the same page. It is important that you can keep an overview of what is happening within both the Central Team and the Theme Teams. If someone has a question they don't know, it is very likely they will ask you for the answer! You will be the link between these various people.

Partnerships Intern
As a Partnerships intern you are responsible for the networking partners of the Accenture Innovation Awards. It is your job to maintain contact with these partners and to find new partners. One of the tasks during your internship is to visit network partners and their events, with the purpose to search for new opportunities. Your main goals are coordination and maintenance of already existing partners and figuring out how we can help our partners achieve great new opportunities, but also find out how Accenture can benefit from collaboration with these network partners. Moreover, you will be coordinating the partnerships across the different Theme Teams. You will determine which partnerships may be interesting for the different themes and support these themes with building and maintaining these partnerships.


Our offer

  • Experience within a large international consultancy firm; in which you can build a broad network consisting of Accenture's employees, partners, and clients;

  • A work environment with a focus on your personal development, in which you will get a lot of responsibility;

  • The opportunity to be part of a young and vivid team of ambitious interns and leads.

  • Partial responsibility for the organization of the Accenture Innovation Awards 2019, in which you get to know world's best innovative start-ups and companies;

  • Supervision by a team of experienced consultants and the ability to learn about the project approach of Accenture;

  • The possibility to execute a graduation assignment or thesis, with access to the knowledge and expertise of Accenture;

  • A fair compensation and a laptop.

Additional information
Period: Preferably 6 months or longer
Hours a week: 32-40 hours
Location: Amsterdam, Gustav Mahlerplein 90
Start date: May 2019
Education: HBO (end phase) or WO (end phase of Bachelor or Master)
Language: Comfortable with working in Dutch and English



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 Cato Beentjes, stages@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!