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Design Engineer Internship – Industry X ▪ Industrial Design

Posted 13 Jul 2024
Work experience
0 to 3 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required languages
English (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)
Duration (minimum)
40 weeks

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Job Description

Internship details:

  • Period: 4 – 6 months
  • Hours a week: 40
  • Location: Industrial Design Center Eindhoven or The Hague
  • Start date: February or September (flexible)
  • Interested? Please apply with your portfolio and CV. You can upload your portfolio in the same box as your CV. PLEASE NOTE THAT WE DON’T PROCESS APPLICATIONS WITHOUT PORTFOLIO!


At Industry X ▪ Industrial Design (formerly known as VanBerlo), we shape the future by designing physical products and digital experiences. Do topics like smart and connected products and extended reality excite you? Do you like to apply these technologies on innovative products in both the physical and digital world?

As a Design Engineering intern, you will have the chance to work with and learn from our, creative & technical experts, as well as the opportunity to hone your skills while working on a variety of real-life projects.


  • You’ll be part of our group of more than 70 creatives, including industrial designers, design engineers, UX/digital designers, strategists, researchers, developers, and project managers.
  • You will be a full member of our multidisciplinary project teams that are assembled depending on the projects that are running.
  • We are based in Eindhoven and The Hague, and work closely together between both studio spaces. You will work from one office, traveling to the other office occasionally.
  • You will get a dedicated mentor to help you define your learning goals and find the projects that suit you and your goals best.

Daily tasks

  • You will work on a variety of projects within our domains: professional products, mobility, energy & utilities, consumer products, FMCG (fast moving consumer goods), and health.
  • Participate in creative/brainstorm workshops.
  • Come up with innovative, technology-based solutions to design problems.
  • 3D modeling of (your) ideas and concepts.
  • Physical prototyping, from mock-ups to advanced demonstrators.


Accenture Industry X ▪ Industrial Design

At Industry X ▪ Industrial Design, our multidisciplinary approach combines expertise in data, digital, and physical product design to help our clients create products that meet the needs of today's users and operators while also addressing the challenges of tomorrow.

We design physical products and digital experiences. Our approach to design is a holistic perspective that considers both the physical and digital aspects of the experiences we design. We aim to create truly innovative solutions that seamlessly integrate both worlds.

We develop proof of concepts for confidence and scalability. Through prototyping, we enable ourselves to iterate and refine our ideas until we arrive at a scalable solution that inspires confidence in decision making.

Our mission is to design for a better world, for people, the planet and business.

Industry X ▪ Industrial Design was formerly known as VanBerlo, one of Europe’s leading design agencies in strategy, design and implementation with over 35 years of experience in the field of design.

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



  • A hands-on can-do attitude
  • A personal vision of how you want to develop yourself as a design engineer
  • A portfolio of your work showcasing the process, what excites you and the skills you bring.
  • Experience with (digital) prototyping
  • 3D modelling (e.g. solidworks, Creo)
  • Electronics (e.g. hardware, Arduino, C/C++)
  • Crafting physical models (e.g. 3D printing, power tools, finishing, foam)
  • Affinity with manufacturing processes (e.g. molding, metals)
  • Proficiency in English.
  • You are enrolled at a university during the entire length of the internship, pursuing a degree in Design Engineering, Industrial Design, Creative Technology or similar.


  • An interest in design for sustainability.
  • Experience with digital prototyping software like ProtoPie

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 and academical support 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
  • Membership of our Internship Community which will give you the chance to attend lunch lectures, classroom workshop and build your network within Accenture

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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 committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all.

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