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Internship: Digital Ventures (Suitable for Thesis

Internship Amsterdam, NL
Posted 26 Mar 2021

Degree level


Job function


Required languages

Dutch (Fluent)
English (Fluent)

Work experience

0 to 1 years


25 Apr 2021 00:00

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Start date: We prefer students able to start as soon as possible, no later than Q2 2021.

Duration: 5-6 months. We do prefer students able to extend for a longer internship.

We are able to support you with a thesis subject in relation with this internship assignment, in which we require you perform on the responsibilities 32-40 hours per week.

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Gain experience in many different parts of Philips - markets, business groups, IT, supply chain and others – and you will be able to help support the technology solutions that provide outstanding customer experience and differentiate Philips globally. So, are you up for working with a young, dynamic team in a fast-paced environment, with interesting, unstructured problems to solve? Then join us and help us shape our future.

You are responsible for

Help coordinate and support projects that enable business transaction automation between our provider customers (hospitals, clinics, distributors…) and Philips with a focus on;

  • Manage and update project plans, coordinate project meetings, follow up on actions, etc. 
  • Create project status reports
  • Communicate with stakeholders and wider teams and help drive toward the success of the project
  • Work cross-departmentally with several central and local teams 
  • Support workshops and any other relevant events, and ad-hoc activities related to eCommerce

You are a part of

Philips that has an ambition to significantly grow our B2B healthcare business with Digital Marketing & E-Commerce. We are launching a series of projects to transform the way our customers do business with us and are looking for the right talent to help develop and execute a winning strategy.

You will be working at our head office in Amsterdam.

Due to the current COVID19 situation, we support you working from a home. In the event that the situation will allow us to return to our offices safely, your Philips mentor will inform you.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • Studying towards your Bachelor or Master Degree in e.g. Marketing, Business Administration and/or Business Information Management
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Fluent in oral and written English
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Accurate and to the point
  • Able to give push-back

In return, we offer you

To learn a lot about the healthcare supply chain and technologies that enable eCommerce automation in healthcare, as well as lean and agile way of working. You will put to use your passion for project management and coordination, interpersonal and communication skills. You will also be able to use your creativity in the process. Our objective is to provide you with not only the learning and experience but to enable you to finish the internship with complete work that you can showcase when applying for your future job or education program. 

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum. Life at Philips is an opportunity for personal and professional growth. And a journey into the unexpected; our people often experience moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

In addition to being purpose-driven, we deeply believe in equality and that our people should be a reflection of the society and countries in which we operate. So we value our people in all aspects of diversity, whether generational, gender, experience, ethnicity, race, sexual orientation, ability, nationality, or other aspects. We believe that a flexible and inclusive culture invites a full spectrum of ideas, opinions, and experiences, and strive to create it wherever possible.

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog. Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process, or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions.


Required documents in order for us to continue with your application:

  • Resume

Please note that in order to be considered for an internship, you need to be registered as a student during the entire internship period. Formal documentation of which may be requested at any time. Students from outside the EU need to fill in an NUFFIC agreement, which needs to be signed by the student and the university.

Please note that the contents of our regular internship assignments are not suitable for professionals (and/or MBA students) with professional work experience. 

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Philips is a leading health technology company focused on improving people’s lives across the health continuum – from healthy living and prevention, to diagnosis, treatment and home care. Applying advanced technologies and deep clinical and consumer insights, Philips delivers integrated solutions that address the Quadruple Aim: improved patient experience, better health outcomes, improved staff experience, and lower cost of care.

Active in 100 countries
11,000 employees
60% men - 40% women
Average age is 39 years

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