Job description

Internship – Accenture Innovation Awards – Theme team

Are you looking for… 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 team

(Possibility to graduate) 

As a theme team intern you represent 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 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  

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 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 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

Curious about the experience of other interns or do you have pressing questions? Please contact Are you also interested to see how amazing the Innovation Summit 2016 was? Press here to see the official video!

About Accenture

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