Internship - HR People Advisor


Are you an HBO/WO student and do you want to gain HR experience in a big international firm? Then this is your chance! Within the Field team (HR) of Accenture in Amsterdam we are looking for an intern per asap.
Your job
Be the engine that powers Accenture. Work with a team of 12 HR Advisors to enable our consultants to deliver high performance. Use your unique talents and ideas to help them tackle the challenges of tomorrow, together. Are you ready to gain HR experience? Are you ready to make a difference? You help shape our future. Apply today!
During this internship you will touch upon almost every HR topic, so you can experience what part you find the most interesting. Besides supporting the HR advisors in cases related to illness, attrition and the performance cycle you will attribute to different HR projects within Accenture.
Examples are:

 -  Career counseling: you will be involved in initiatives and policy regarding guiding and coaching our employees on their careers within Accenture;
 -  Optimizing HR processes such as the exit or onboarding process;
 -  Engagement: you will be involved in the project group focused on the policy and activities around initiatives to keep our employees engaged. Within Accenture, this topic plays a central role and we think it is very important that our employees feel involved with the organization. As an organization, we do a lot to examine, increase and maintain the satisfaction of our employees;
 -  Talent management: a topic that plays a central role within Accenture is to make sure that our employees can develop themselves in the right way.

If you wish to conduct a thesis or research combined with this internship, we will offer you the opportunity to work on that one day per week. You are welcome to use the knowledge and expertise we have within Accenture to that end.
Your Team
At Accenture Corporate Functions, we do whatever it takes to make Accenture a success - every day. We are the pieces that hold it all together: organizing collaborations, monitoring and optimizing our activities and results, keeping everyone happy and motivated – and that’s just the beginning.
Working alongside HR, Finance, Geographic services, Marcom, Legal, and Information Management teams, you will find exciting opportunities to make your mark (and a measurable difference, too). We use modern tools, innovative approaches and our knowledge of best practice to ensure everything is running smoothly. It can be challenging to meet all the needs of our big-name clients and partners, as well as our colleagues - but it's worth it when you see what we achieve together.
Your background
  • You are an HBO/WO student within the field of HR, Management or other studies with HR affinity
  • You are willing to gain experience in a large international consultancy firm in the field of Corporate Functions
  • You’re possessing a hands-on mentality
  • You’re communicative, take ownership for smoothly running our volunteering program and platform and can keep track of different activities while motivating others
  • You have a perfect command of the Dutch and English language

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:
  • 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 Josephine Sillevis Smitt, j.sillevis.smitt@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!