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Internship – Industry X

Amsterdam Job No. r00200021 Internship

Job Description

Internship details 

  • Period  ~6-8 months (minimum of 4 months) 
  • Hours a week 40 
  • Location Accenture main office in Amsterdam, Industrial Design Innovation Center in Eindhoven (and/or The Hague) 
  • Start date First of each month 

The work 

At Industry X (IX) we work in the world of Research & Development, Product Design & Engineering, Connected Devices, Manufacturing & Operations or Smart Services. As an intern at Industry X you will become a consultant and will join the IX intern team. 
 

  • Team(s)  

In general, IX is a diverse and dynamic team of innovators, visionaries, and problem solvers in the fields of Engineering and Manufacturing. 

You will either join PES - Product Engineering and Servicing which focuses on the next-generation R&D and imagining and reinventing the future of Products and the end-to-end Product journey from the initial design, to managing Product Lifecycle Systems, their Sustainable Footprint and the ultimate retiring and replacement. 

Or you will join M&O - Manufacturing and Operations which focuses on digital Manufacturing, Intelligent Asset Management and any other innovations you can find on the factory floor to provide a digital transformation at the core of Manufacturing. 

  • Daily tasks

As an intern at Industry X, you will work in collaboration with Industry X experts to conduct your (thesis) research and assignment in one of the relevant research areas listed below. Key is that your thesis will research challenges or opportunities we see at our clients and that new business solutions or opportunities can be defined based on the input of IX experts. During your internship you’ll connect with many Industry X colleagues from Accenture and gain a valuable insight into the world of strategy & consulting. Your work location can be at the main office in Amsterdam or the Eindhoven Industrial Design Center, where you will be required to be present at least 3 days a week. 

  • Research  

Your research topics can be in line with one of the following topics but if you have a great idea which is in the realm of either Engineering or Manufacturing please let us know in your motivational letter: 

  • Next Generation R&D Strategy 
  • Product Lifecycle Management 
  • Virtual/Augmented Reality & Metaverse 
  • ESG Sustainability Reporting 
  • Food of the Future 
  • Smart & Sustainable Buildings 
  • Edge Computing & VisionAI 
  • Digital Healthcare 
  • Product as a Service 
  • Embedded Technology 
  • Asset Strategy 
  • Smart Grid & IOT 
  • Digital Factory & Smart Manufacturing  
  • Geospatial Technology 

We understand that this might sound rather abstract, for more information on the research topics please send an email to lotte.soeteman@accenture.com. In case you want to contribute on another topic feel free to suggest in your application letter. 

Interested?  Please apply with your CV and cover letter with your preference for a topic. If you have a portfolio, please also include that. 

Within all our internships, we offer you the opportunity to develop, learn, orient, build relationships and gain insights into what it’s like to work as a consultant. As an employer, we will be as flexible as possible to support your work as well as your academical needs and happy to help you navigate in the beginning of your career. Therefore, within our recruiting process, we are highly interested in your motivation and academical interest.  

Who we are – Accenture Industry X 

At Industry X we like to do it differently. We embrace change. We reimagine. We transform. How companies design, engineer, manufacture, service and maintain their products. We embed sustainability and bring digital into every part of the company’s enterprise. We create value by strategy and design, unraveling complexities with our approach as a powerful instrument of change. The way we do so is by designing and engineering products, platforms and services that build bridges between users, technology and business needs. Putting people and planet in the center of everything we do to add value to our clients’ businesses. 

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 

  • You are nearing completion of your master's at a Dutch University and are searching for work experience within the field of Industry X. 
  • You have a passion for new Technologies in the field of Engineering or Manufacturing and are eager to work on these from either strategic/consulting side or technology/developer side. 
  • You speak fluent English and/or Dutch (spoken and written). 
  • You’re interested to start a career in the field of consulting and digital business transformations. 
  • You are a team player; you are professional and precise. 
  • You can work independently and have a hands-on proactive mentality. 

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 facilitated by your individual appointed People Lead. 
  • You will receive internship allowance, travel 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 
  • Unique chance to experience the real-life job of a consultant Accenture from the inside 
  • Unlimited learning: access to thousands of free courses, classes and workshops. 
  • Membership of our Internship Community which will give you the chance to attend lunch lectures, classroom workshop and build your network within Accenture 

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 lotte.soeteman@accenture.com. We will be happy to assist you. 

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