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Internship - Quantum Computing Market Research

Job Location: Amsterdam

Regional Description: Nederland

Job Number: 00511826


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Internship  - Quantum Computing Market Research
Innovation as an enabler for business growth is one of Accenture its priorities. For this, Accenture is leveraging the Accenture’s Global Innovation Network to deliver new and emerging technologies to our clients:  we help our clients to transform these emerging technologies into innovations and applying them to unlock sustainable or even disruptive growth.
The main objective is to explore the potential of Quantum Computing and define use cases to accelerate “the rotation to The New”: bringing the latest and greatest to our clients. Therefore, you will work closely together with the Accenture Tech Labs and the Local Dutch Industry leads to obtain the latest technical insights as well as industry needs. 

How you can help us
During your internship, you will help to determine the current technological and market readiness as well as define and develop multiple Quantum Computing use-cases, plus technical roadmap. For this reason, you will work closely together with the Dutch Innovation Lead and the other members of the Emerging Technology Team, which are part of the Innovation Architecture. 
So in short, during the Internship within the Innovation Team you will focus on:
  • Conducting Market Scans and drafting trend reports as well as roadmaps focused on Quantum Computing developments.
  • Determine market readiness and define use-cases based on interviews with Industry Experts and Quantum Computing SMEs;
  • Defining different Value Propositions related to the defined use-cases;
  • Organization a cross industry client Round Table to show and tell the findings of the research, in collaboration with experts.
There is room for multiple internships positions, and therefore the focus can differ: either more business development focused or more Innovation content development focused.

Place within the organization
The internship has no specific industry focus, which means Innovative Solutions and Services for all the industries are in scope: Health and Public Services, Financial Services, Communications, Media & Technology, Products, and Resources.

Most of the time you will be working from our head office in Amsterdam, however, also client and partner locations will be visited during your internship. You will work together with the lead of the Accenture Technology Innovation Go To Market, which is part of Accenture Emerging Technology.


What makes you our ideal candidate?
We found that specific traits and characteristics will help you become successful in this role:
  • You have an affinity with Innovations.
  • You have an innovative mindset and are able to think outside the box.
  • You are very proactive and have tangible results of your pro-activeness.
  • You have experience with conducting expert interviews.
Besides that, we are looking for a person who has/is: 
  • Affinity and experience with marketing;
  • Currently enrolled in a multi-disciplinary master’s program like Industrial Engineering and Management;
  • A team player with excellent communication skills; 
  • Fluent in Dutch and English; 
  • Good in working independently;
  • A high level of motivation and drive;
  • Eager to learn.
What do we offer you?
Accenture offers you a work environment with a focus on your personal development, in which you will get a lot of responsibility. You will work together with talented colleagues from all over the world on challenging projects for the highest ranked international businesses.
  • You are part of the Innovation team and will get in contact with the coolest emerging technologies and transform them into tangible innovations for our global clients.
  • You are partly responsible for the start-up and early operations of RoboValley Partnership. 
  • You are intensively supervised by a team of experienced consultants, and you learn about the project approach of Accenture.
  • You will receive compensation and a laptop.
  • You gain experience within a big international consultancy firm.
Additional information
  • Period:                  6 months
  • Hours a week:      40
  • Location:               Amsterdam: Flexible workplace (work among our colleagues)
  • Start date:             Immediately
We are looking forward to meeting you. Apply directly online through the button ´soliciteer online´ and send us your cv and application letter. For more information about this vacancy, you can contact Esra (Esmeralda) Wesselink via
An assessment may be part of the selection procedure.
About Accenture
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.
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