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Internship – Accenture Innovation Awards – Theme Future Food Solutions

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Internship – Accenture Innovation Awards – Theme Future Food Solutions

Are you looking for…
...an exciting and challenging internship and do you have a passion for innovation? Would you like to combine your passion with gaining skills and knowledge within your area of expertise? If so, become part of the Innovation Awards Team and help us make an impact the innovation culture in The Netherlands.

Internship Accenture Innovation Awards: theme Future Food Solutions

(Possibility to graduate)

As a theme team intern you represent the Future Food Solution Team (or one of the eleven innovation themes that divine the Accenture Innovation Awards). 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 a specific theme. The innovation themes are specified below, please visit the www.innovation-awards.nl and see which theme is the most suitable for your studies as well as your interest area.

The innovation themes in which you can execute your internship

Future Food Solutions
Circular Economy
Health and wellbeing
Skills to Succeed
Delightful Consumer Experience
Perfect Cities
Seamless Travel and Transport
Safe and Secure Society
Financial Services Reinvented
Clean and Affordable Energy
Intelligent Enterprise


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

What is in it for you?
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

Application Procedure

Are you the team member we are looking for? Apply directly via the button below “online soliciteren”. We would like to receive your C.V. as well as a motivation letter. Within your motivation letter, please indicate your preferred area (Future Food Solutions or another 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, or for Future Food Solutions related questions, contact me personally at tom.janmaat@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, Law, Social and behavioural sciences, Earth and Sustainability, Media, arts, culture and history, Natural sciences, Language, literature and communication, Health and Life Sciences
Preference for bachelor or master student:
Master students
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Accenture Innovation Awards
Gustav Mahlerplein 90
1082 MA Amsterdam

Contact details

Tom Janmaat
Gustav Mahlerplein 90
1082 MA Amsterdam
06 57946769