Internship - Technology & Innovation in Financial Services


Thought Leadership for Technology & Innovation in Financial Services (Working Internship)

Become a part of the world’s leading organization as a working intern. Bring your vision to life and help industry adapt to the changing world of business by building innovative solutions through insight. With this internship, Accenture Consulting is offering you the opportunity to become a Thought Leader and to gain experience in the field of Technology & Consulting and to transform your ideas into reality!

Innovation in Financial ServicesThe way financial service providers serve their customers has changed significantly over the past few years. Changing customer needs, new technologies, digital platforms, and new regulations have shown to be key drivers for the changing way of providing financial services.

Initiatives such as innovation ecosystems, Fintechs and digitalization are threatening traditional business models. Therefore, traditional financial service providers are facing new challenges and increased complexities. How do we see technology change contemporary paradigms? How do banks and insurers deal with new innovations in financial services? And how do these developments influence the way we consume our financial services in the future?

Your jobAccenture offers you the possibility to experience this new revolution from the front row. Throughout this internship, you will experience our consulting approach and make a great impact by creating hyper-relevant content. As a working intern, you will be working with Thought Leaders from Accenture’s Financial Services group in creating leading and insightful content on the best innovative solutions possible for our clients. You will get in contact with innovative organizations, learn about our future solutions and help both our clients as Accenture Financial Services to maintain their leading position in the market and to evolve.

Next to the internship, Accenture offers you the possibility to develop your professional skills. We stimulate our interns to engage in extra activities such as trainings, networking events, and working with other (international) Thought Leaders outside the regular scope of your assignment. At Accenture, the sky is the limit!

Your teamThrough insight, deep industry knowledge, and new and innovative ideas, Accenture revolutionizes business every day. Working in partnership with the world’s leading companies, we design and implement profound transformations at the intersection of business and technology. Join the best consulting talent in the world with expertise in more than 40 industries and take business to the next level.
Your background

•You are a Master or Bachelor student enrolled in a Dutch university;•You have affinity with technology and financial services;•You are a writer or blogger by heart and possess excellent writing skills in both Dutch and English;•You are a team player with excellent communication skills and you are fluent in Dutch and English;•You work independently and have a hands-on mentality, you are creative and take responsibility, and you have a strong intrinsic motivation to work on the subject and take ownership over certain areas.Our offerWithin Accenture we offer you a work environment with a focus on your personal development, in which you will receive a lot of responsibility and will be guided by a team of experienced consultants. You will work together with other interns within the Financial Services Research Circle and talented colleagues from all over the world on challenging projects for the highest ranked international businesses. Furthermore:

•You will be guided by a team of experienced consultants and will learn about the project-based approach of Accenture;•You will receive compensation and a laptop;•You will gain knowledge and expertise of Accenture and a professional network;

Additional information

•You will gain experience within a large, international consultancy firm.•Period: 5 or 6 months•Hours per week: 40 preferred, part-time possible•Location: Amsterdam•Start date: ImmediatelyInterested? Are your ready to join Accenture as a working intern? Do you want to be an integrative part of Accenture’s Consulting practice and change the world around you? Apply online!

For questions about the internship, please contact Axel Haenen (axel.haenen@accenture.com) or Paul Weiss (paul.weiss@accenture.com). For other questions about this position feel free to call +31 (020) 5728646.

Application process

Applying for jobs 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 vacancy or role? 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.

First 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 and past experiences and tell you all you want to know about the role and Accenture.

Second interview

In the second interview, our senior management would love to get to know you. We will continue to discuss your ambitions, past experiences and we can answer any question you have about the position and work at 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 new joiners and start your career at Accenture.

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!