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Internship – Industry X Innovation Powerhouse

Posted 7 Sep 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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  • Period ~6-8 months (minimum of 4 months, summer internships possible)

  • Hours a week 40

  • Location Innovation Powerhouse office of VanBerlo, Eindhoven (combined with Amsterdam ITO office and The Hague)

  • Start date First of each month

  • Interested? Please apply with your CV and cover letter indicating which research topic, from the list below, you are interested in.

The work

The Industry X Innovation Powerhouse in Eindhoven located at our industrial product design and innovation agency VanBerlo whom are part of the Accenture Industry X family. VanBerlo is a world-class, award-winning that strengthens Accenture’s capabilities to help clients benefit from the merging of physical products and digital services into connected products and experiences.

The Innovation Powerhouse is an innovative event location from which we offer clients an opportunity to see new disruptive technologies and product design innovations directly applied on real-life business cases in the world of Research & Development, Product Design & Engineering, Connected Devices, Manufacturing & Operations or Smart Services. As an intern at the Innovation Powerhouse you will become an Industry X consultant and

  • Teams You will either join PES - Product Engineering and Servicing: We partner with clients to imagine and invent their future of their end-to-end Product journey and to design their next-generation R&D or M&O - Manufacturing and Operations: We digitize and optimize and bringing digital transformation at the core of manufacturing.

  • Daily tasks As an intern at the Innovation Powerhouse, you will work in collaboration with Industry X experts to conduct your (thesis) research and assignment in one of the relevant research areas listed below. Your final task will be to create a physical demonstrator on this research topic to showcase it at the office or on a big screen and to provide a clear and comprehensive storyline and Industry X offering behind this topic. As an intern you will support with many types of events that happen in the Innovation Powerhouse, from client visits, internal Accenture events, demo journeys and recruitment or other promotional activities. During your internship you’ll connect with many Industry X colleagues from Accenture and VanBerlo and gain a valuable insight into the world of strategy & consulting. Your work location is at the Eindhoven Innovation Powerhouse where you will be required to be present 3 days a week.

  • Research Your research topics can be in line with one of the following topics: Product Lifecycle Management, Virtual Reality & Metaverse, Sustainability, Food of the Future, Smart & Sustainable buildings, Edge Computing, Digital Health, Product as a Service, or Embedded Technology. We understand that this might sound rather abstract, for more information on the research topics please send an email to In case you want to contribute on another topic feel free to suggest in your application letter.

Within all our internships, we offer you the opportunity to develop, learn, orient, build relationships and gain insights into what it’s like to work as a consultant. As an employer, we will be as flexible as possible to support your work as well as your academical needs and happy to help you navigate in the beginning of your career.

Who we are - Industry X

At Industry X we like to do it differently. We embrace change. We reimagine. We transform. How companies design, engineer, manufacture, service and maintain their products. We embed sustainability and bring digital into every part of the company’s enterprise. We create value by strategy and design, unraveling complexities with our approach as a powerful instrument of change. The way we do so is by designing and engineering products, platforms and services that build bridges between users, technology and business needs. Putting people and planet in the center of everything we do to add value to our clients’ businesses.

Are you ready to make a difference? The time for change is now!


  • Dorine Hogendorp
  • Recruitment lead graduate recruitment / Corporate recruiter Technology
  • +31657094234

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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630,000 employees
60% men - 40% women
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