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Embedded Engineer Internship – Industry X ▪ Industrial Design

Eindhoven Job No. r00184084 Internship

Job Description

Internship details:

  • Period: 4 – 6 months
  • Hours a week: 40
  • Location: Industrial Design Center Eindhoven or The Hague
  • Start date: February or September (flexible)
  • Interested?  Please apply with your motivation letter and CV.

THE WORK

At Industry X ▪ Industrial Design (formerly known as VanBerlo), we shape the future by designing physical products and digital experiences. Do you want to gain experience in developing embedded systems? Do you like to apply new technologies to innovative products in both the physical and digital world?

As an Embedded Engineering intern, you will have the chance to work with and learn from our, creative & technical experts, as well as the opportunity to hone your skills while working on a variety of real-life projects.

  • Team(s)
    • You’ll be part of our group of more than 70 creatives, including industrial designers, design engineers, UX/digital designers, strategists, researchers, developers, and project managers.
    • You will be a full member of our multidisciplinary project teams that are assembled depending on the projects that are running.
    • We are based in Eindhoven and The Hague, and work closely together between both studio spaces. You will work from one office, traveling to the other office occasionally.
    • You will get a dedicated mentor to help you define your learning goals and find the projects that suit you and your goals best.

  • Daily tasks
    • Design, test, and review product concepts and help with feasibility studies.
    • Work on tasks that include e.g. systems thinking, component sourcing, PCB design with KiCAD, firmware development, vision AI in the edge, etc.
    • Work on multiple projects simultaneously (lead time from 3 weeks to multiple months), in variety of project teams.

WHO WE ARE

Accenture Industry X

At Industry X ▪ Industrial Design, our multidisciplinary approach combines expertise in data, digital, and physical product design to help our clients create products that meet the needs of today's users and operators while also addressing the challenges of tomorrow.

We design physical products and digital experiences. Our approach to design is a holistic perspective that considers both the physical and digital aspects of the experiences we design. We aim to create truly innovative solutions that seamlessly integrate both worlds.

We develop proof of concepts for confidence and scalability. Through prototyping, we enable ourselves to iterate and refine our ideas until we arrive at a scalable solution that inspires confidence in decision making.

Our mission is to design for a better world, for people, the planet and business.

Industry X ▪ Industrial Design was formerly known as VanBerlo, one of Europe’s leading design agencies in strategy, design and implementation with over 35 years of experience in the field of design.

For more information, visit www.accenture.com/ca-en/services/industry-x/industrial-design-services

Industry X is one of five services that make up one Accenture – the others are Strategy & Consulting, Technology, Song and Operations.

Qualifications

HERE’S WHAT YOU’LL NEED

  • A hands-on can-do attitude
  • Being comfortable in doing explorative work without pre-defined requirements and work on multiple projects at the same time.
  • Foundational knowledge of computer systems, circuit analysis, signals and systems, and semiconductor devices.
  • Affinity with C or C++ 
  • Knowledge of basic design patterns (e.g. concurrency (threading), interrupt control logic, direct memory access, and state machined)
  • Hands-on experience with embedded platforms (e.g. STM32/ESP32)
  • Proficiency in English.
  • You are enrolled at a university during the entire length of the internship, pursuing a degree in Electrical Engineering, Design Engineering, (embedded) Software Engineering, Information Technology, Mechatronic Engineering, Embedded Systems or similar.

BONUS POINTS IF YOU HAVE

  • Familiarity with Git for version control and experience with RTOS and/or VM based languages.
  • A link to your Git
  • You can showcase a few embedded (IoT) projects.

What's in it for you?

Accenture is a global company with a world-class brand and reputation. Our people are Change Makers, and to support them as an employer, we make five promises: 

  • Work with flexibility, in a culture based on trust 

  • Embrace a sustainable growth mindset 

  • Live a human-led culture of Inclusion & Diversity by caring deeply for all our people. 

  • Lead and transform our clients with technology 

  • Connect with our global network of 700.000 colleagues. 

These promises are reflected through our excellent employee benefits, including:  

  • Career guidance and academical support facilitated by your individual appointed People Lead. 

  • You will receive internship allowance and a laptop 

  • The opportunity to work hybrid and access to any office of Accenture in the Netherlands. 

  • Social activities like Friday Drinks, sport events and parties 

  • Membership of our Internship Community which will give you the chance to attend lunch lectures, classroom workshop and build your network within Accenture 

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What we believe

Accenture is an equal opportunity employer. Our leaders are committed to building a better, stronger, and more equitable company for future generations to create positive, long-lasting change. Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities.

Our position as partner to many of the world’s leading businesses, organizations and governments affords us both an extraordinary opportunity and a tremendous responsibility to make a difference. Sustainability is one of our greatest responsibilities, which we embed it into everything we do and for everyone we work with. 

Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all.  Please let us know if you require reasonable accommodation to enable your participation in the recruitment process by emailing adriaan.chan@accenture.com. We will be happy to assist you. 

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