Job Location: Amsterdam
Regional Description: Netherlands
Job Number: 00563428 00563428_en
Internship Accenture Innovation Awards
Central Team | Junior Innovation Challenge
What is the Accenture Innovation Awards?
The Accenture Innovation Awards is a year-round program with multiple events that aims to connect 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 8 Theme Teams. The Central Team interns are responsible for program management, partnerships, open innovation and client value, event management and marketing & communications. The Theme Interns are responsible for defining the theme strategy and executing the theme specific tasks, such as innovation scouting and guiding the theme’s jury 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 a variety projects.
Start your AIA18 journey as an organizer of the Junior Innovation Challenge!
We believe that innovation and good ideas are not only reserved for adults, companies and institutions. In fact, young people generally have a wild imagination, which can contribute to the creation of extraordinairy innovative ideas. That is why we will be organizing the Junior Innovation Challenge for the fourth time this year. The Junior Innovation Challenge is a contest for youngsters (10-16 years old), where they get the opportunity to think about innovation in The Netherlands. By submitting an idea in the form of a video pitch they can participate in this competition. The winner will see their own idea realized!
During your internship, you are contributing to the overall Junior Innovation Challenge by focusing on one or more of the following aspects, depending on your interests:
• Partners: scouting and maintaining the contact with innovative partners who want to contribute to the Junior Innovation Challenge.
• Events: organizing the events within the Junior Innovation Challenge.
• Corporate challenges: developing corporate challenges, in collaboration with partners and consultants, which will be presented to groups of young people during the final.
• Marketing: promoting the Junior Innovation Challenge, both internally and externally.
• Communication: coordinating and executing the internal and external communication to the jury, ambassadors, schools, participants, partners, press etc.
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.
Period: Preferably 6 months
Hours a week: 32-40 hours
Location: Amsterdam, Gustav Mahlerplein 90
Start date: Flexible
Education: HBO, Bachelor or Master
Language: Comfortable with working in Dutch and English
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