Human Resources Summer Internship 2022
Technology is changing the world faster than ever before – and when combined with human ingenuity, the potential is unlimited. We believe that positive change happens by bringing together different people with diverse experiences and perspectives. Join us and never stop learning new ways to build a better future.
We look for passionate, curious and solution-driven team players who are ready to ignite ideas and inspired to push boundaries.
Grow your HR career and capabilities with one of the world’s largest consulting and technology companies. Discover how a summer HR internship at Accenture can help you maximise your potential with stimulating work, inspirational colleagues and leaders, exposure to innovative HR practices and world class learning.
Join us over the summer and you can expect an intensive experience working on a critical HR program, in collaboration with exceptionally talented people across Accenture.
Who we are and what we do
Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services — all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 674,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities.
Our HR team is a global network of talented, energetic professionals supporting Accenture’s vision and talent ambition to be the best place for the most highly specialised talent on the planet. We partner closely with the business, demonstrate operational excellence in HR service delivery and we continuously innovate to attract, develop and retain a highly engaged and differentiated workforce that serves our clients and makes Accenture an employer of choice.
This four-week virtual programme will give you the chance to discover how HR is an integral part of Accenture. You will be placed on a project and in the final week you will present your findings to fellow interns, managers and members of the HR Leadership Team. This is a great chance to immerse yourself in the HR function and get involved in wider activities. You will have the opportunity to meet with members of the HR Leadership Team that will help you understand the various functions of HR.
You will have the opportunity to:
- Work on diverse local and global HR priorities in areas such as Talent Strategy and Experience, Recruitment, Talent Supply Chain, Field HR, and Learning & Talent Development
- Develop business acumen in addition to foundational and functional HR skills
- Participate in world class HR learning
- Work with and learn from talented and inspirational colleagues and leaders
- Thrive in an inclusive, empowering and aspirational environment
What we’re looking for
- Current students in their penultimate year of university, graduating in the summer of 2023
- HR-related degree or modules, or proven interest in HR (i.e. through work experience)
- Curiosity to learn and eagerness to contribute in a team-oriented and collaborative environment
- Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills
- Strong organisational skills
- High integrity and credibility
- Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration
- Keen interest in pursuing a future career in HR
What’s in it for you?
On completion of your internship and on successful completion of your degree, you will be considered to participate in the Accenture HR Talent Accelerator Program (TAP). Within TAP you will have an opportunity to work on five different assignments across HR disciplines and business areas. You may also have an opportunity to travel on an international assignment to work on a local assignment in a different country. This will help you develop a global mindset and understand how we translate our vision in an extraordinarily local way in a different country. Throughout the program, you will have an opportunity to develop your functional and professional skills through ongoing classroom and virtual learning.
We will fill our vacancies on a first come first served basis, so you should apply early to avoid disappointment. Please note that the internship will run for 4 weeks during June to July 2022, so please only apply if you are available for this period.
Full information on our application and selection process can be found on our website. Places are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Deadline for applications is 18th February 2022.
We receive an extremely high volume of applications for all programmes and it is sometimes necessary to close applications earlier than anticipated. We would recommend early application to avoid disappointment.