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Technology Sustainability Internship

Posted 1 Oct 2023
Work experience
0 to 1 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required languages
English (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)

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Internship details

  • Period: 6 months
  • Work hours: 40
  • Location:: Edge kantoor, Amsterdam, home (flexible)
  • Start datum: 1st of September or later
  • Interested? Apply with your CV and Motivation!

As businesses set ever more ambitious environmental, social, and governance (ESG) goals, their sustainability and technology strategies need to become more tightly aligned. To support the CIOs of our clients with realizing an effective sustainable technology strategy that drives both business growth and ESG performance, the overarching goal is to embed Sustainability in all our Technology solutions and services – Sustainability by design - by delivering on three imperatives:

  • Sustainability by Technology: Using the power of technology to enable & accelerate sustainability efforts across the organizations and business.
  • Sustainability in Technology: Protecting people and the planet by making technology itself progressively more sustainable.
  • Sustainability at Scale: Pursuing breakthrough innovation with Ecosystem partners to develop radically different and more sustainable ways of doing business in the future.


  • You will join our Technology Sustainability team, which is focusing on delivery services and solutions related to the three imperatives. For example we help supporting our clients in making steps in their sustainable journey by Kickstarting a Green Cloud project, deliver Sustainable Software development Frameworks or selecting and implementing ESG Measurement & Tracking Platforms

Daily tasks

  • During this internship, you will use your insights related to Technology Sustainability to develop new ideas that enable the organization to deploy the new and create value. The focus of your internship can be on one particular field, for example such as Green Cloud or an ESG Platform, on an overarching theme such as Sustainability by Technology or Sustainability by Design.


  • We support a research topic that includes the following: Using the power of technology to enable & accelerate sustainability efforts across the organization; Protecting people and the planet by making technology itself progressively more sustainable; Pursuing breakthrough innovation with Ecosystem partners to develop radically different and more sustainable ways of doing business in the future


  • In this role you will getting familiar with ESG monitoring, reporting and tracking platforms. This includes data architectures, data pipelines and infrastructures topics. Think of platforms like: Microsoft Sustainability Manager, Salesforce Net Zero Cloud and SAP Sustainability Control Tower

With all our roles, there is some in-person time for collaboration, learning and building relationships with clients, peers, leaders, and communities. As an employer, we will be as flexible as possible to support your specific work/life needs.

Who we are

Through unmatched industry experience, leading technologies from our ecosystem partners and startups, and the largest delivery network in the world, we provide a powerful range of capabilities that can be tailored to our client’s most complex business needs. With over 100 innovation hubs deployed around the world, we help clients continuously innovate at speed and at scale so they can outpace their peers. You will bring innovation, intelligence, and industry experience together with the newest technologies to help clients innovate at scale and transform their businesses.

Technology is one of five services that make up one Accenture – the others are Strategy & Consulting, Operations, Song and Industry X.

Here’s what you’ll need

  • You are in the final year of your master's degree (MSc/MA) at a Dutch university
  • You have an academic background in XX
  • You are fluent in Dutch and English
  • You have affinity with the latest technological, strategic, and consulting trends
  • You are a team player with excellent communication skills
  • You work independently and have a hands-on mentality, you are creative and take responsibility and you are strongly intrinsically motivated to be involved in your work.

What’s in it for you?

Accenture is a global company with a world-class brand and reputation. Our people are Change Makers, and to support them as an employer, we make five promises:

  • Work with flexibility, in a culture based on trust
  • Embrace a sustainable growth mindset
  • Live a human-led culture of Inclusion & Diversity by caring deeply for all our people.
  • Lead and transform our clients with technology
  • Connect with our global network of 700.000 colleagues.

These promises are reflected through our excellent employee benefits, including:

  • Career guidance facilitated by your individual appointed People Lead.
  • You will receive internship allowance and a laptop
  • The opportunity to work hybrid and access to any office of Accenture in the Netherlands.
  • Social activities like Friday Drinks, sport events and parties
  • Unique chance to experience the real-life job of a consultant Accenture from the inside
  • Unlimited learning: access to thousands of free courses, classes and workshops.
  • Membership of our Internship Community which will give you the chance to attend lunch lectures, classroom workshop and build your network within Accenture

What we believe

Accenture is an equal opportunity employer. Our leaders are committed to building a better, stronger and more equitable company for future generations to create positive, long-lasting change. Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities.

Our position as partner to many of the world’s leading businesses, organizations and governments affords us both an extraordinary opportunity and a tremendous responsibility to make a difference. Sustainability is one of our greatest responsibilities, which we embed it into everything we do and for everyone we work with.

Accenture is wereldwijd actief op het gebied van Management Consulting, Technology en Outsourcing. Wij combineren ongeëvenaarde ervaring in diverse bedrijfstakken en bedrijfsfuncties met degelijke knowhow en expertise, en daarnaast doen wij grondig onderzoek naar wat de best presterende bedrijven ter wereld zo succesvol maakt. Accenture werkt nauw samen met haar klanten om hen te helpen high performance bedrijven en overheden te worden.

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Active in 120 countries
630,000 employees
60% men - 40% women
Average age is 30 years

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