Job Description

WHO WE ARE: 

The Dock is a diverse team of creative problem-solvers within Accenture – where design, business and technology meet under one roof.  We’re a meeting place where Accenture, clients and partners connect to pioneer new ways to fulfil human needs using emerging technology.

We believe future commercial success will come from businesses that are conscious of the intended and unintended consequences of their work. That’s why we’re passionate that true innovation must deliver value for Accenture, our clients and society.

Innovation Products + Services is a function within the Dock which identifies and delivers large scale, market changing opportunities and assets which solve real client problems. These assets are delivered via projects are cross disciplinary in nature, combining the best of Software Engineering, Analytics & Design. Projects in the Dock include applications of Machine Learning and Computer Vision, collaborations with leading global institutions and research into the future of the workplace. The Dock has a focus in Life Sciences, Consumer Products & Services & Security but projects may come from any industry.

ACCENTURE INNOVATION INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME: 

We are offering a 5-month, paid Internship that will give you the opportunity to sample life at the Dock. No two days are the same at Accenture and as an Innovation Business Analyst Intern, you’ll work alongside clients as you help them make a real difference to their customers: your friends, family, and neighbours. You’ll work with them to identify their challenges and collaborate with your Accenture colleagues to develop and craft solutions. Some tasks you may perform:

  • Status reporting
  • Finance tracking
  • Resource tracking & management
  • Creation of project deliverables
  • Client workshops & ideation sessions
  • Stakeholder communications
  • Market & competitor analysis
  • Facilitation of agile ceremonies
  • Project management via agile project tools

Once you join us as an intern, you will become part of our official Intern Development Programme which allows you the opportunity to set your own objectives and drive your performance in soft skills, knowledge, applications and abilities. Review sessions throughout your internship will track your progress against your targets and open further opportunities to maximise your potential during your time with us. You will develop industry-leading specialist skills and be kept fully up to speed with the latest innovations and delivery practices. You will also be part of the Internship Community at Accenture which offers a wide range of ongoing training, networking events, support and career advice from your appointed career counsellor.  

REQUIRED SKILLSET:  

You can join the Accenture Internship Programme from any academic discipline; we’re particularly interested to hear from students from Innovation or Entrepreneurship degrees. To apply, please contact your university’s internship/placement team for details. Candidates must meet the below criteria: 

   

  • Be on course to achieve a minimum 2.1 grade in your degree 
  • Be in your penultimate year at university 
  • Be in a degree course where a placement is a requirement 

DESIRED SKILLS & COMPETENCIES:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PPT)
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills
  • Very detail orientated
  • Strong Interpersonal Skills
  • Good time & schedule management skills
  • Proactive & enthusiastic & curious about new technologies

DOES THIS APPEAL TO YOU? IF SO WE’D LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU!

  

Please also note that Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.  

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions — underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network — Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With 505,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com

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REQUIRED SKILLSET:  

 

You can join the Accenture Internship Programme from any academic discipline; we’re particularly interested to hear from students from Innovation or Entrepreneurship degrees. To apply, please contact your university’s internship/placement team for details. Candidates must meet the below criteria: 

 

·       Be on course to achieve a minimum 2.1 grade in your degree 

·       Be in your penultimate year at university 

·       Be in a degree course where a placement is a requirement 

 

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, colour, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as applicable by law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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