Internship - Innovation Center


As the Amsterdam Innovation Center intern, you will be working at the intersection of strategy and innovation to develop strategic workshops for (C-level) clients. The Amsterdam Innovation Center falls within the strategic segment of Accenture’s Innovation Ecosystem and plays a pivotal role in helping clients design their future visions, ambitions, and strategies. This internship will place you at the forefront of strategic issues and innovative best practices. We are looking for intern(s) (preferably) starting this summer, for a period of 3-6 months and 32-40 hours a week. Are you the perfect candidate?

Your job
Your main tasks will include (non-exhaustive): developing strategic workshops for Accenture’s clients; organizing and facilitating client interactions such as workshops, tours, and events; expanding the innovation propositions of the Amsterdam Innovation Center; broadening the Amsterdam Innovation Center’s marketing and branding initiatives.

You will learn to: apply design thinking methodologies to develop and facilitate strategic client workshops; think strategically and creatively on how to solve complex client issues; interact with senior client representatives; work in consulting teams.

Your team
At Accenture Strategy, we see ourselves as the game-changers of the business world. Positioned at the crucial intersection of business, technology and industry, we devise creative new strategies based on trends, insights and data. With an eye for competitive advantage, digital disruption, operating models and the future workforce, we deliver strategies that prepare our high-profile clients for the future of business and create value in a changing world.

Our research-based advice and situational analyses enable our clients to act with speed and confidence. Whether we're investigating complex issues or identifying new opportunities, our work always comes down to one thing: unlocking value and creating real, tangible impacts.


Your background

  • You are a Master student, in the final year of your graduation from university, preferably with a specialization in the areas of: business and economics, technology and IT, beta or innovation;

  • You have affinity with strategy and innovation;

  • You are a team player with excellent communication skills;

  • You are fluent in Dutch and English;

  • You can work independently;

  • You have a high level of motivation and drive;

  • You have an eagerness to learn;

  • You have a “can-do” mentality and can think outside the box.



Our offer

Within Accenture, we offer you a work environment with a focus on your personal development, in which you will get a lot of responsibility. You will work together with talented colleagues from all over the world on challenging projects for the highest ranked international businesses.

  • You will be guided by a team of experienced consultants;

  • You will receive an internship compensation and a laptop;

  • You will gain knowledge and expertise of Accenture;

  • You will gain experience within a large international consulting firm;

  • You will expand your professional network.



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, cato.beentjes@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!