Sustainability Strategy Internship

  • 13th month pay & Holiday allowance
  • Bonus Program
  • 26 holidays
  • Training & Learning opportunities
  • Laptop & Smartphone
  • 32-40 hours p.w.
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This is you

Thinker

You find new ways to solve complex challenges.

Efficient

Regardless the process, you find a way to make it more efficient.

Leader

You are a natural-born leader.

Inventive

You like to find new and better ways to do things.

Are you searching for an internship per the 1st of July where you can play an active role in stimulating sustainability in the Netherlands and at the largest Accenture clients? Accenture is facilitating partner of the Dutch Sustainable Growth Coalition (DSGC), where 8 leading Dutch Multinationals work together to make a tangible impact on sustainability. We offer you a working experience through internship for 6 months for 32 to 40 hours a week, where you actively support the different activities of this important coalition, focused solely on sustainability and the UN Sustainable Development Goals. During the internship, you can experience what it means to work at Accenture through active involvement and engagement.

Your Job
As the DSGC intern you will support the DSGC program manager on a daily basis. You will have the opportunity to contribute to all the ongoing activities at the coalition, ranging from strategy execution, program management, event organization, research on the UN Sustainable development goals, preparing & running sustainability pilots, preparing discussions with policy-makers and communications.

In agreement with the DSGC Program Manager your role can be tweaked to your objectives and skills.

Your team
Our consultants in Strategy & Consulting are changing businesses every day using deep industry insights, knowledge, and innovative ideas. 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 take on the challenge of designing and implementing transformative business solutions, using the newest technology.

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, preferably with a specialization in the areas of: Sustainability, Business Administration, Strategy or Innovation (Management);
  • You have evident affinity with Sustainability and Consulting.
  • You are a team player with excellent communication skills;
  • You are fluent in Dutch and English;
  • You have an eagerness to learn, you work independently and have a hands-on mentality, and you are a hard, structured worker;
  • You are experienced in MS Office applications.

Nice to have's: You are experienced in Circular Economy or Health, Nutrition and Food Systems or the Energy Transition and the new developments such as Waste to Chemicals or Hydrogen for our upcoming pilots and/or you have experience with social media management.

Our offer 


Within Accenture we offer you an inspiring work environment* with a focus on your personal development, in which you will get a lot of responsibility. 

  • You will be guided by experienced consultants;
  • You will get the opportunity to expand your professional network with sustainability leaders from the largest Dutch companies;
  • You will learn the unique approach of the consulting way of working;
  • You will gain experience within a large international consulting firm;
  • You will receive a compensation and a laptop.

Preferred start date August 1st, 2021.

*due to the current covid-19 situation, we will shape your internship according to Accenture policies in line with the guidelines of the RIVM and the Dutch government.

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 Tom van der Werf via tom.van.der.werf@accenture.com

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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.

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Found a fitting vacancy or role or want to pitch and propose your own ideas for an assignment? Great! Apply by uploading your CV and cover letter to start the process.

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.

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