Job Description

Are you an HBO/WO student and do you want to gain HR experience in a big international firm? Are you ready to make a difference and help shape the future of our people? Then this is your chance, because within the HR team of Accenture we are looking for an intern!

Your job

Be the engine that powers Accenture. You will work together with a team of 20 HR Partners to enable our consultants to deliver high performance. Use your unique talents and ideas to help them tackle the challenges of tomorrow, together.

During this internship you will touch upon almost every HR topic, so you can experience what part you find the most interesting. Within the internship there is room for proposing an innovative project of your choice or you will support an HR partner on a long-term project. Besides that, you will also be supporting the HR Partners in people related cases (like illness, attrition and the performance cycle) and administrative tasks. You will attribute to different HR projects within Accenture.

Examples are:

  • Career counseling: you will be involved in initiatives and projects policy regarding guiding our employees on their careers within Accenture;
  • Talent Supply & Demand: a key area of our business is to strive for an ideal match between the available people (supply) and the skills that are needed on the projects (demand);
  • Optimizing HR processes: we always trying to improve processes, such as the exit or onboarding process;
  • Engagement: you will be involved in the project group focused on the policy and activities around initiatives to keep our employees engaged. Within Accenture, this topic plays a central role and we think it is very important that our employees feel involved with the organization. As an organization, we do a lot to examine, increase and maintain the satisfaction of our employees;
  • Performance management: you will be one of the think-tanks when it comes to performance enhancing related initiatives, such as creating a feedback culture. Also, you will help preparing the performance cycle process.

If you wish to conduct a thesis or research combined with this internship, we will offer you the opportunity to work on that one day per week. You are welcome to use the knowledge and expertise we have within Accenture to that end.

Your Team

At Accenture Human Resources, we do whatever it takes to make Accenture a success - every day. We are the pieces that hold it all together: organizing collaborations, monitoring and optimizing our activities and results, keeping everyone happy and motivated – and that’s just the beginning.

Working alongside HR, Finance, Marcom and Legal,you will find exciting opportunities to make your mark (and a measurable difference, too). We use modern tools, innovative approaches and our knowledge of best practice to ensure everything is running smoothly. It can be challenging to meet all the needs of our big-name clients and partners, as well as our colleagues - but it's worth it when you see what we achieve together.



Qualifications

Your background

  • You are an HBO/WO student within the field of HR, Management or other studies with HR affinity;
  • You are willing to gain experience in a large international consultancy firm in the field of Human Resources;
  • You’re possessing a hands-on mentality;
  • You’re communicative, pro-active and can maintain an overview of multiple projects simultaneously;
  • You have a perfect command of the Dutch and English language.


Our offer
Accenture is an incredible place to work - and keep learning. By joining us, you’ll become part of a global company with a world-class brand and reputation. Besides the work we do for our clients, we’re really proud of our vibrant, diverse workplace culture: we believe in openness and honesty, fairness and equality, common sense and realism. We want to get to know the real you and help you explore and grow - whatever it is you're great at. So you will always have lots of learning opportunities (formal and informal) to improve your role-specific skills and expertise.

Besides our high-profile, challenging projects and our nurturing work environment, we offer excellent employee benefits, including:

  • Compensation and a laptop
  • Travel’s allowance
  • Guidance by a team of experienced HR advisors
  • An active intern-community


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

Questions? Connect with Matthijs Russ, matthijs.russ@accenture.com 

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, 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 protected by federal, state, or local law.

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

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

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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