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Project Control Services Internship – Technology

Amsterdam Job No. r00204578 Full-time

Job Description

The work

You will be an intern within the PCS (Project Control Services) group in Accenture. The PCS group is the entity within Accenture Technology specialized in mobilizing, transforming and running the PMO (Project Management Officer) on projects, programs, and portfolios. We enable delivery management to focus on value creation and successful delivery by facilitating them with our PMO expertise and standardized processes using Agile and Waterfall tools and methodologies. For example, as a PMO you are responsible for risk/issue management, project governance, controlling financials and resources tracking. 

During the period of 4-7 months, you will do research and write your thesis focused on how the PMO role is developing in the outside market and how Accenture’s position can grow within this focus area. As PCS we control, facilitate, support, coordinate and guide complex, large and mostly international IT transformation programs for our clients. With our experience and knowledge, we set high standards for our team to deliver our best work. We act in complex client environments and need to ensure to keep up with latest innovative tools, technologies, and methodologies.  

What can you expect?

• Team: In the PCS department, the team is very diverse and ranges from junior consultants to senior managers who have gained knowledge from various (enterprise) projects. Our team consists of 40 consultants and is growing. We facilitate all industries (i.e. products, financial services, resources) 

• Daily tasks: Besides working on your thesis, we have an active intern community where you can gain knowledge on the PMO role and contribute to internal activities. We have monthly events to meet each other and share best practices.  

• Research: As a research intern, you have the opportunity to shape your own research proposal, matching your education and aspiration.  

• Career: This internship can be a great kickstart for your career. PMO and Project Management are general skills which are used and are applicable in many different environments and industries. There are also possibilities to continue your career within Accenture after your internship.  



If you are interested, please provide us with a motivational letter. You can upload your motivation letter together with your resume in our Workday system. 

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.  

Who we are

Through unmatched industry experience, leading technologies from our ecosystem partners and startups, and the largest delivery network in the world, we provide a powerful range of capabilities that can be tailored to our client’s most complex business needs. With over 100 innovation hubs deployed around the world, we help clients continuously innovate at speed and at scale so they can outpace their peers. You will bring innovation, intelligence, and industry experience together with the newest technologies to help clients innovate at scale and transform their businesses. 

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


Here's what you'll need

You are currently a bachelor or master student who is enrolled in a Dutch Hoge school/university during the whole length of the internship. 

Fluency in Dutch (spoken and written) and English 

You are writing your thesis and are available for a period of 4-6 months 

You take responsibility and are proactive 

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. 

What you’ll get 

An internship compensation of 500 euros on 40 hours per week 

Travel allowance (if you don’t have studentenreisproduct / public transportation card) 

A laptop 

Excellent guidance by experienced developers with a passion for their work 

An active intern community where you can expand your network


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 into everything we do and for everyone we work with. 

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

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