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Internship Accenture Innovation Awards - The Central Team - Open Innovation and Client Value

Job Location: Amsterdam

Regional Description: Nederland

Job Number: 00537217

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Internship Accenture Innovation Awards – The Central Team - Open Innovation and Client Value

What is the Accenture Innovation Awards?
The Accenture Innovation Awards is a year-round program with multiple events that aims to connect all innovators and to drive innovation together. This year-round program will ultimately culminate in the Innovation Summit on November 2nd, 2018. The Innovation Awards team consists of a Central Team and the Theme Interns. The Central Team interns are responsible for program management, event management, marketing and communication, client value and partnerships. The Theme Interns are responsible for defining theme strategy and executing the theme specific tasks, such as theme innovation scouting and guiding the theme judging process. Together you will work towards one goal: the biggest innovation program of the Netherlands. Within the whole Innovation Awards team, you are given the freedom to pursue diverse projects.
 
Why would you want to start your AIA18 journey as an Open Innovation and Client Value Intern within the Central Team? 
As the Open Innovation and Client Value Intern within the Central Team, you will keep an eye out for innovative and high-potential startups in the market, and try to connect them with Accenture’s Clients in need of outside innovation, in order to create disruptive collaborations that challenge the status quo. You will function as a matchmaker between fast paced startups and powerful corporates.
To help companies continuously innovate, Accenture acts as a bridge maker towards the innovation ecosystem. We collaborate with clients to identify their innovation needs and capabilities, and we connect them with fitting innovative startups. The core purpose of the Innovation Structure is to go beyond inspiration; firstly, to explore the market and identify the most promising innovative start-ups, and secondly, to facilitate matchmaking and move towards unique collaborations and successful implementations. 

Throughout Accenture's year-round innovation program, you will fulfill a coordinating role for the theme interns in scouting and selecting potential innovations to participate in the Innovation Awards. By being actively involved in Innovation Scouting you will acquire knowledge about the whole Innovation Ecosystem, ranging topics such as healthcare, financial services, products, consumer services, resources and transportation. You will play an active role in translating this front row experience about the innovation ecosystem towards Accenture's clients. 
Are you excited about innovation, do you believe in the power of startup and corporate collaborations, and can you think out of the box to create disrupting matches OR do you feel like you can contribute in your own unique way? Then we are looking for you!

What can we offer you?

Experience within a large international consultancy firm; in which you can build a broad network consisting of Accenture's employees, partners, and clients.

A work environment with a focus on your personal development, in which you will get a lot of responsibility.

The opportunity to be part of a young and vivid team of ambitious interns and leads.

Partial responsibility for the organization of the Accenture Innovation Awards 2018, in which you get to know world's best innovative start-ups and companies.

Supervision by a team of experienced consultants and the ability to learn about the project approach of Accenture.

The chance to shadow a consultant during one of their projects and to take a look ‘behind the scenes’ in one of the many industries in which Accenture operates.

The possibility to execute a graduation assignment or thesis, with access to the knowledge and expertise of Accenture.

A fair compensation and a laptop.


Additional information

Period:            Preferably 6 months

Hours a week:        32-40 hours

Location:              Amsterdam, Gustav Mahlerplein 90

Start date:              Flexible

Education:              WO; Master or end phase of Bachelor

Language:              Comfortable with working in Dutch and English

 

Interested?

We are looking forward to meeting you. Apply directly online through the button ‘Apply’. For more information about this vacancy or if you would like to discuss which role is most suitable for you, you can contact our recruiters at stages@accenture.com


About Accenture

Do you want to know more about a career at Accenture? Visit our website www.Accenture.nl/carriere or follow us at www.Facebook.com/accenturenl.  

Accenture is a global professional services company with a full range of services and solutions in the areas of strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. With unparalleled experience and specialized skills in more than 40 market sectors and all business functions, Accenture operates at the intersection of business and technology. These activities are supported by the largest global delivery network. The extensive range of Accenture enables customers to continuously improve their performance and create sustainable value for shareholders. With more than 373,000 people who support customers in over 120 countries, Accenture is the driver of innovations that are needed to know how the world works and lives to improve. Visit us at www.accenture.nl

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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