Change Management Practice (Non Thesis)

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As an Intern in the Enterprise Excellence department, you will play a key role in helping to build Change Management capabilities further in the organization to enable people leaders to run the business and support in connecting, inspiring and equipping the wider organization and the Change Management community.

Your role:

  • Enterprise Excellence (EE) is focusing on creating value with sustainable impact. We do this by driving sustainable patient- and people-centric changes in the organization, tailored to business needs, seamlessly working together and involving leaders where relevant.​
  • Within EE, you are part of the Change Management Practice, which currently exists of four people connected with a change management community globally. You will be contributing to this by e.g. planning and executing initiatives to develop change management capabilities, preparing and supporting Change Management community and practice calls/meetings, and engaging key stakeholder groups.
  • You will have the opportunity to learn from the experts and build a good understanding of change management and change leadership in a global, fast paced environment. A skill/experience that will be beneficial for many future roles and situations.

You’re the right fit if:

  • You are studying towards your University degree in Bachelor in Sciences or Master in Sciences in next study directions: Business Administration, Business Management, Psychology or Sociology.
  • You are an Analytical thinker with ability to swap between the bigger picture and the details.
  • You are a self-starter and you’re not afraid to look for information and reach out to new people.
  • You have good knowledge of English language both spoken and written.

In return, we offer you

  • Monthly full-time allowance between €500 – €700 gross, depending on educational level and if you would need to relocate to The Netherlands. If you will perform a part-time internship you will receive the allowance pro-rata.
  • Housing compensation, in case of relocating to the vicinity of the office, €300,- net if location is in the vicinity of Amsterdam, €255,- net for all other Philips locations. You need to provide a rental contract of the land lord, and your normal home-work travel distance need to be more than 50 km or travel time (one way trip) need to be more than 1.5 hours.
  • Travel compensation, if you are not eligible for a free public transport card; you will receive max. €145,- net
  • Paid holidays per internship term.
  • The opportunity to buy Philips equipment at our Philips shop


  • Part of our selection procedure is a HireVue online assessment. We are not able to share the outcome of this HireVue assessment, but will use this as extra selection criteria.
  • In order to be considered, you have to be registered as a student during the entire internship period. Formal documentation will be requested. Students from outside the EU enrolled at a Dutch university need to fill in a NUFFIC agreement – which needs to be signed by the student and the university.
  • Please note that the contents of our regular internship assignments are not suitable for professionals (and/or MBA students) with professional work experience.

About Philips

We are a health technology company. We built our entire company around the belief that every human matters, and we won’t stop until everybody everywhere has access to the quality healthcare that we all deserve. Do the work of your life to help the lives of others.

If you’re interested in this role and have many, but not all, of the experiences needed, we encourage you to apply. You may still be the right candidate for this or other opportunities at Philips. Learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion here.


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