Thesis/Research Internship Strategy & Consulting - Financial Services

  • 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.

Become a leader in Strategy & Consulting within Financial Services! From Agile Ways of Working to the Future of Work, from Artificial Intelligence to Future Tech: innovation and digital business cut across all sectors and disciplines and changes our economy constantly. In this transforming economy, Financial Service providers are increasingly facing new challenges, which require them to revolutionize their way their way of working. Innovation in technology and sustainability has become vital for their survival. This graduate internship will give you the opportunity to learn more and develop yourself in the context of (digital) transformations within Financial Services.

Your job

Your research will focus on topics that are on top of mind of financial services providers such as banks, pension funds, and insurers. During your internship, you will research different (digital) innovations and tools currently applied in organizations, such as AI, Digital, Cloud and Agile. You will use your insights to develop new ideas that enable organization to pivot into the new. Together, we will develop a research question that suits you, the financial services provider, your university, and the FS practice.

Next to your master thesis, Accenture offers you the possibility to develop your professional skills. Graduating at Accenture is more than just getting your degree. For instance, we stimulate our interns to engage in extra activities such as writing articles, organizing deep dive or round table events, and networking by meeting with and presenting results to experts in a variety of field. At Accenture, the sky is the limit! 


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 are 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 a Dutch university with a specialization in the areas of Business Administration, (Innovation) Management or Finance
  • You have affinity with Technology, Strategy and Consulting;
  • You are a team player with excellent communication skills;
  • You have affinity with the financial services industry
  • 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 take ownership over your work.

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 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 a 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.

The graduation internship will be 5 or 6 months, full-time. The location is the Amsterdam Office. We'd like to start the internship as soon as possible!

*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 your ready to join Accenture Strategy & Consulting as a Graduate Intern in the field of digital transformation, technology and innovation? Apply now via the apply button below and upload your CV and motivational letter.

Questions? Please contact 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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