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Strategy & Consulting DSGC Intern – Working internship

Posted 15 Jun 2024
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Internship details

  • Period 6 months
  • Hours a week minimum of 32 hours per week
  • Location ITO office, Amsterdam
  • Start date July 1st/August 1st 2024
  • Interested? Please apply with your CV and motivation letter

THE WORK

Are you searching for an internship per 1st of July/August 2024 where you can play an active role in stimulating sustainability in the Netherlands? Accenture is facilitating partner – together with VNO-NCW of the Dutch Sustainable Growth Coalition (DSGC), where 8 leading Multinationals of Dutch origin [AkzoNobel, dsm-firmenich, FrieslandCampina, Heineken, KLM, Philips, Unilever, Shell] work together to accelerate sustainability impact by fostering dialogue and knowledge exchange between businesses, the Dutch government, and other key stakeholders.

We offer you a working experience through internship for 6 months for 32 to 40 hours a week, where you actively support the different activities of this leading coalition. During the internship, you can experience what it means to work at Accenture and contribute to one of its flagship sustainability initiatives.

  • Team: Our consultants in Strategy & Consulting are changing businesses every day using deep industry insights, knowledge, and innovative ideas. Positioned at the crucial intersection of business, technology and industry, we devise creative new strategies based on trends, insights and data. With an eye for competitive advantage, digital disruption, operating models and the future workforce, we take on the challenge of designing and implementing transformative business solutions, using the newest technology. The DSGC program management consists of two consultants, with whom you work with daily. Many DSGC activities are organized utilizing other Accenture capabilities and teams, whom you work with on an activity-based basis.
  • Daily tasks: As the DSGC intern you will support the DSGC program managers on a daily basis. You will have the opportunity to contribute to all the ongoing activities at the coalition, ranging from strategy execution, program management, event organization, research on business strategies, government plans, NGO/knowledge institutes initiatives, preparing discussions with policymakers and communications. In agreement with the DSGC program managers your role can be tweaked to your objectives and skills.

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. Therefore, within our recruiting process, we are highly interested in your motivations and academical interest.

Who we are - Strategy & Consulting

In today’s world, business leaders want to rapidly and confidently reinvent to increase resilience, mitigate risk, and grow with sustainable value. That’s where Accenture Strategy & Consulting comes in. We bring together strategic visionaries, industry experts, practitioners from across every enterprise function, business intelligence professionals, change specialists, data and AI authorities, and many other specialized skills to co-create each client’s unique path to reinvention. You will be a trusted partner to business leaders, working with a diverse team of experts to deliver successful tech-enabled transformation and new kinds of value for your clients. Join our global network of people using the latest assets, platforms and partnerships to help bring ideas to life.

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

HERE’S WHAT YOU’LL NEED

  • You are a Master student in the final year of your graduation, preferably with a specialization in the areas of: Sustainability, Business Administration, Strategy or Innovation (Management);
  • You have evident affinity with Sustainability and Consulting;
  • You have knowledge of topical business sustainability challenges;
  • You’ve worked with diverse range of stakeholders before
  • You are a team player with excellent communication skills;
  • You are fluent in Dutch and English;
  • You are eager to learn, work independently in a structured way, have eye for detail, and possess a hands-on mentality
  • You are experienced in MS Office applications.

BONUS POINTS IF YOU HAVE

  • Good writing skills (articles);
  • Possess knowledge of EU legislative processes and EU sustainability regulations (EU Green Deal and EU Circular Economy Action Plan);

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.

Additionally we offer:

  • You will have a steep learning curve on business sustainability challenges, EU sustainability regulations, public-private dialogue;
  • You will be guided by experienced consultants;
  • You will get the opportunity to expand your professional network with sustainability leaders from the largest Dutch-originated companies, the Dutch government, and other key players;
  • You will learn the unique approach of the consulting way of working;

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;
  • Unlimited learning: access to thousands of free courses, classes and workshops.

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. Please let us know if you require reasonable accommodation to enable your participation in the recruitment process by emailing tania.dinita@accenture.com. We will be happy to assist you. Any DSGC specific questions? Please contact emma.poelmann@accenture.com or Jeanine.weerts@accenture.com.

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.

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