Job Description

Are you searching for an internship where you can play an active role in stimulating sustainability in the Netherlands and at the largest Accenture clients? Accenture is facilitating partner of the Dutch Sustainable Growth Coalition (DSGC), where 8 leading Dutch Multinationals work together to make a tangible impact on sustainability. 

We offer you a working experience through internship for 4 to 6 months for 32 to 40 hours a week, where you actively support the different activities of this important platform, focused solely on sustainability and the UN Sustainable Development Goals. During the internship, you can experience what it means to work at Accenture through active involvement and engagement.

Your Job

As the DSGC intern you will support the DSGC program manager on a daily basis. You will have the opportunity to contribute to all the ongoing activities at the coalition, ranging from strategy execution, program management, event organization, research on the UN Sustainable development goals, preparing & running sustainability pilots, preparing discussions with policy-makers and communications.

In agreement with the DSGC Program Manager your role can be tweaked to your objectives and skills. The DSGC internship can include joining another Accenture Strategy project (on the condition of a skills & personal match). We are primarily searching for students looking for a working internship; combining the internship with writing a Master Thesis will only be possible if a clear link with the short-term objectives of the DSGC exists.

Your team

At Accenture Strategy, we see ourselves as the game-changers of the business world. 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 deliver strategies that prepare our high-profile clients for the future of business and create value in a changing world.

Our research-based advice and situational analyses enable our clients to act with speed and confidence. Whether we're 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 (final year), preferably with a specialization in the areas of: Sustainability, (Technische) Bestuurskunde, Strategy, Economics or Innovation.
  • You are fluent in Dutch (native) and English, and have great communication skills (both verbal and written).
  • You have evident affinity with Sustainability and Consulting.
  • You have an eagerness to learn.
  • You are a hard, structured worker and able to work independently.
  • You are experienced in MS Office applications.

Nice to have's: You are experienced in Circular Economy and the issue of plastic pollution for our upcoming pilot and/or you have experience with social media management.

Our offer 

Within Accenture we offer you an inspiring work environment with a focus on your personal development, in which you will get a lot of responsibility. 

  • You will be guided by experienced consultants;
  • You will get the opportunity to expand your professional network with sustainability leaders from the largest Dutch companies
  • You will learn the unique approach of the consulting way of working
  • You will understand how it is to work within a large international consulting firm;
  • You will receive a compensation and a laptop.

Start date April 1st, 2019. Interviews will be held in the end of February. 


Are you ready to join Accenture for a career where you can be yourself and do what you love? Apply now and change the world around you.

Questions? Connect with Wieke Agricola via

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