Return to Work Program

We're bringing back the brightest talent ready to re-enter the workforce after 18 months or more with a 16-week, paid "returnship".


Refresh your skills and restart your career

At Accenture, we understand taking a career break is sometimes necessary. The Accenture Technology Return to Work Program was designed to support people just like you with both their professional and personal goals.

Are you seeking re-entry support and training as you return to work?
Do you want to be part of a strong community of like-minded people who will help ease your transition back to work and share experiences, tips and advice?
Do you want the opportunity to unleash your skills and transform the world around you using the latest digital methodologies and design thinking; such as, Cloud, AI, Intelligent Automation, DevOps and Agile, as well as implement innovative solutions to help clients stay ahead of the technology curve?

If so, the Accenture Technology Return to Work Program offers you an exciting return to work experience consisting of a 16-week paid “returnship” program, based in Chicago, for experienced Technology focused professionals. You will refresh your existing skills, learn new technologies and put it into practice in a project-based assignment culminating with a decision point on a full-time role.

Join us by submitting your resume by August 2nd, 2019 to be considered for our Chicago based Technology Return to Work Program.


The program will begin in early October 2019 and culminate in late January 2020.

In consideration of US-based holidays, the program will not run on the following days: November 25-29th, 2019, December 23rd, 2019 -
January 3rd, 2020.

Lead and learn in the New

From emerging technology and delivery-methods’ skills training to classroom sessions and on-the-job shadowing on client assignments, you will:

Sharpen your soft skills and polish your leadership acumen.


Gain experience with the latest IT and methods, such as Cloud, AI, Intelligent Automation, DevOps and Agile.


Collaborate in design-thinking sessions and group projects.


Receive on-the-job shadow training and learn from the best in the industry.

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