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Internship Accenture Innovation Awards – Circular Economy Theme Team

Regular internship

As a theme team intern you represent one of the eleven innovation themes that divine the Accenture Innovation Awards. (Circular Economy) Within your innovation theme you will play an active role in defining and directing the theme-specific strategy. Together with consultants and fellow interns, you will provide your own interpretation and view on scouting, guiding and how to put the new start-ups on the map during the year round program of the Innovation Awards.

Next to this within your theme team you will be responsible for both the internal and external communication. You will become the contact point (and PIA, Personal Innovation Assistant) for the start-ups within your innovation theme, who you will inform, motivate and support. Additionally, you together with your team will prepare for the number of high-impact events that are part of the year round Program of the Accenture innovation Awards. A few of these events are the jury meetings, innovation Academy days for start-ups and last but not least the Accenture Innovation Summit on the 27th of October 2017.

During your internship, you will have the opportunity to take a look backstage in one of the many industries Accenture provides besides your daily tasks. For example, we offer the opportunity to shadow consultants during projects related to your theme. This internship also allows you to graduate within the Circular Economy them! Visit https://innovation-awards.nl/themes/circular-economy/ for more information on the CE-theme!

You will be partly responsible for the organization of the Accenture Innovation Awards 2017
•You will get in contact with the coolest start-ups, international companies and media
•You have the possibility to work on building your network within and outside of Accenture
•You will be one of the team members within the sizable, strong and close Innovation Awards team
•You are part of the renewable project in which you get to know the best innovations of The Netherlands
•You will be guided to the max by a team of experienced consultants and have the opportunity to get to know Accenture on a project basis
•You will have the opportunity to shadow consultants on their projects
•You will receive a placement fee as well as a laptop
•You will have the opportunity to graduate under the supervision with expertise and knowledge
•You gain experience within a large, international consultancy agency


You are studying at a WO level
•You are stress resistant, flexible and you have persuasive skills
•You are a team player with excellent communication skills
•Excellent level of both the Dutch and English language
•You can work independently and have a proactive attitude

Application Procedure

Additional information:

Duration: preferably minimum of 6 month
Hours per week: 40 hours
Location: Amsterdam, Zuidas with flexible workplaces
Starting date: Immediately, discussion is possible


Are you the team member we are looking for? Apply directly via https://www.accenture-insights.nl/vacancy/internship-accenture-innovation-awards-theme-team-00277852 and apply for the 'Circular Economy Team'. We would like to receive your C.V. as well as a motivation letter. Within your motivation letter, please indicate your preferred area within the teams based on your interest and (demonstrable) affinity with one of the areas. Let us know why you would be the perfect person for the internship and when you would be available. More information about this vacancy please contact our recruiters at stages@accenture.com

Curious about the experience of other interns or do you have pressing questions? Please contact heleen.hillen@accenture.com.

Desired Academic Background
No preference, Natural sciences, Earth and Sustainability
Preference for bachelor or master student:
No preference
to be determined
3-6 months
Apply Before:


Gustav Mahlerlaan 90
1082 MA Amsterdam

Contact details

Accenture Recruitment
Gustav Mahlerlaan 90
1082 MA Amsterdam