Internship - HR Career Advisor

Start date September 1st 2020Are you an HBO/WO student and do you want to gain HR experience in a big international firm? Then this is your chance! At HR, 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. Within the HR Career Advisor team of Accenture in Amsterdam we are looking for an intern from the 1st of September for a duration of about six months.

As an intern within the HR Career Advisor team you contribute to the engine that powers Accenture. Together with the HR Career Advisors you 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 all-round HR experience and to make a difference? Apply today!

During this internship you touch upon almost every HR topic where you will be directly involved within all HR activities within Accenture NL. Besides supporting the Career Advisors in cases related to illness, attrition and the Performance Management cycle, you will also contribute to key talent retention and the execution of several People programs.

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.

As HR Career Advisor Intern you will join a motivated team of HR professionals within the department of Corporate Functions. 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


  • You are a student at end Bachelor or Master HBO/WO level, 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 HR.
  • You have the ability to work in a team as well as independently.
  • You are passionate about people, possess a hands-on mentality and have a critical open mind.
  • You’re communicative, take ownership for smoothly supporting our advanced People programs and can keep track of different activities while motivating others.
  • You have a perfect command of the Dutch and English language

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 colleagues;
  • An active intern-community;

INTERESTED?We are looking forward to meeting you. Apply directly online through the button ‘Apply’. For more information about this vacancy or if you would like to discuss which role is most suitable for you, you can connect with Wieke Agricola,

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.


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.


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.


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.


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!


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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Wieke Agricola

Recruiting Associate