In contemporary literature and research, the future of our planet is one of the most popular topics worldwide. Without a doubt, innovative and flexible solutions are required to handle the future of o
In contemporary literature and research, the future of our planet is one of the most popular topics worldwide. Without a doubt, innovative and flexible solutions are required to handle the future of our global energy system and material flows. Energy aggregators, electrification of mobility, integration of batteries at various system levels, climate risk assessments, hydrogen and other topics are examples of subjects that play an important role in the energy transition and sustainability in the broader sense. Accenture operates at the frontline of these developments, combining new technologies (e.g. artificial intelligence, machine learning or blockchain) with our deep understanding of the energy system.
Within Utilities we work with our clients to define their strategy, optimize their capabilities such as asset management, operations and organizational development. We also support them with digitization and help them to be successful in accelerating the energy transition.
As an Accenture thesis intern, you will investigate innovations and new technologies in the Dutch Utilities sector focusing on current hot topics like eMobility, net balancing, congestion management and other capacity-related issues, storage, capacity issues and the changing energy ecosystem. You will have the freedom and support of Accenture to identify and develop innovations in one of the most rapidly changing sectors of the Netherlands and write your thesis about it. Please include one or two topics of interest in your motivation letter on which you hope to write a thesis.
The everchanging pace of market developments will only continue to accelerate in the future – and many organizations struggle to challenge new innovative competition within the market. How do different innovations influence the market, what are the results and how can companies adapt themselves to remain relevant in the future?
Accenture Strategy & Consulting is the driving force in helping companies answer such questions. You will advise senior management in their next steps – based on data analysis, experience, expertise and an innovative approach. Together with a diverse team of experts, you will challenge current industry obstacles and find the key solution for clients in their current markets: Surpassing the disruption and consolidating future success for organizations.
- You are a Master student at a Dutch university, preferably with a specialization related to the energy industry
- You have affinity with strategy, technology and innovation
- You have excellent quantitative and analytical skills
- You are a team player with excellent communication skills
- You are fluent in Dutch and English
- You are a hard worker and able to work independently
- You have a “can-do” mentality and can think outside the box
Accenture is an incredible place to work – and keep learning. By joining us, you’ll become part of a global company with a world-class brand and reputation. Besides the work we do for our clients, we’re really proud of our vibrant, diverse workplace culture: we believe in openness and honesty, fairness and equality, common sense and realism. We want to get to know the real you and help you explore and grow – whatever it is you’re great at. So you will always have lots of learning opportunities (formal and informal) to improve your role-specific skills and expertise. Especially whilst working from home, we encourage online engagement and try to optimally support our colleagues during challenging times (e.g. extra mindfulness workshops, online activities and events)
Besides our high-profile, challenging projects and our nurturing work environment, we offer excellent employee benefits, including:
- Compensation and a laptop;
- Travel allowance;
- Guidance and coaching by a team of experienced colleagues;
- An active and big intern-community;
Are you ready to join Accenture for a career where you can be yourself and do what you love? Apply now with your CV & motivation and change the world around you.
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