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Accenture Innovation Challenge - Virginia Tech++

Job Location: VA - Arlington

Regional Description: Southeast

Job Number: 00653893


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Accenture Innovation Challenge Participant
Accenture is thrilled to host the Accenture U.S. Innovation Challenge – an event combining hands-on consulting experience with the opportunity to make a positive impact in the community.
About the Competition
If selected to participate in this multi-round event, you will have to use your analytical, strategic thinking and creative problem-solving skills to innovate – and possibly help implement – solutions to real-world challenges that are faced by our non-profit partners.  Participation in the Innovation Challenge is an unpaid opportunity.
Competition Awards
  • Participants of each round will gain exciting opportunities to meet Accenture executives.
  • Semi-finalists receive an automatic invitation to interview for an Accenture internship or full-time opportunity.*      
  • National finalists receive a trip to work face-to-face with the client for their final presentations. They will also have an opportunity to attend networking events with Accenture Managing Directors and the non-profit clients.
  • Members of final round winning team will receive an offer to intern with Accenture in Summer 2019.*
  • Members of the final round winning team will receive a cash prize. 
  • Members of the final round winning team will have the opportunity to join Accenture for an Innovation Experience and begin implementation of their idea at the non-profit client.
Our non-profit partners win too! They will receive a grant and support to help implement the winning team’s solution.
Competition Eligibility
  • The Innovation Challenge is open to students enrolled in Accenture’s visiting schools listed in the Official Terms and Conditions.
  • The Innovation Challenge is open to members of JumpStart, Management Leadership for Tomorrow, South Central Scholars, and Sponsors for Educational Opportunity.
  • To qualify, participants must have a Bachelor’s degree (with a graduation date between December 2019 and September 2022).
  • To qualify, participants must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.
Accenture is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
Equal Employment Opportunity
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.
 *Subject to competition eligibility

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