Corporate Innovation Internship

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Corporate Innovation Internship

Your job
Group innovation is building a portfolio of disruptive new ventures in order to develop new revenue streams for ABN AMRO. In the Platforms theme team, we focus both on creating new platforms and on the leveraging existing platforms. We define a platform as a networked marketplace, for example, Uber, Amazon, Airbnb, Funding circle, etc.

Main assignments:

  • Support our ventures along their innovation journey, with particular emphasis on Customer Discovery, Problem identification and solution ideation;
  • Structure, set up and deploy online and offline experiments aimed at maximising learning from potential customer segments and driving sales;
  • Analyse the collected data points and translate them into clear reports in PowerPoint and Excel formats.

Your specific activities:

  • Outreach B2C (Business-to-customer): identifying and engaging target audience via various online platforms and social media etc;
  • Outreach B2B (Business-to-business): outbound Reach via LinkedIn to individuals and corporates to commit to interviews;
  • Plan and participate in interviews with the aim of producing clear and brief reports;
  • Translate Insights and Data into a straightforward outlook by using Excel formats;
  • Assist Innovation Managers to arrange ordinary meetings (e.g., Creation of PowerPoint presentations, reviewing relevant documents, and scheduling meetings).

What you can expect to learn:

  • Get more expertise in innovation process where we launch new ideas in a corporate startup environment;
  • Learn to set up continuous learning loops based on the lean startup methodology (Build-Measure-Learn);
  • Acquire knowledge about business model innovation in the financial sector;
  • Learn to effectively interact with and manage internal/external stakeholders;
  • Potential possibility to gain a starter position within the team or department after a successful internship.

Your profile

  • You are a HBO student, with a background in economics/business, innovation management, marketing or psychology;
  • You have sufficient knowledge of Microsoft office software and social media (Facebook Ads or Google analytics will be a plus);
  • You are fluent in both English and Dutch (speaking and writing);
  • You have affinity with Lean Startup, Design thinking, Digital Economy, and Growth Hacking;
  • You can start as soon as possible (available for minimum of 3 months, up to 9 months);
  • Communicative: you can convey information in an accurate and clear manner;
  • Entrepreneurial mind: you are open to improvements, innovation, and new opportunities;
  • Reliable: you are often described as being reliable, and confident;
  • Proactive: you have a “hands-on” mentality;
  • Problem solver: you can get quickly to the core of an problem and address it successfully;
  • Team-player: you can easily reach and collaborate with colleagues, either helping them out or requesting some assistance.

Your working environment
You will be working within the Platform theme of Group Innovation. Our team consists of a portfolio of ventures at different stages of maturity. Each venture typically is staffed by a combination of Intrapreneurs with a background in banking and innovation managers with a background in innovation and start-ups.

What we offer
This is the enriching internship opportunity you were looking for! You will have the chance to contribute to one of the best work environments of The Netherlands. At ABN AMRO we encourage you to develop yourself into the much needed talent we are waiting for. You will be working with the latest technologies, in a creative, flexible and easy going atmosphere. As an ABN AMRO intern you will receive a work laptop, monthly fixed compensation (€600 for MSc students and €450 BSc students), a personal development coach and many other benefits in order for you to reach your professional potential. We offer you the possibility to stand out and make a difference.

The world of banking is changing rapidly, and ABN AMRO Bank is changing with it. Therefore, we invest in Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Internet of Things, Big Data Analytics, Robotics, VR, apps & APIs, Risk as a Service, IT security, new business models and much more. Banking is not only about storing and transferring your money anymore, we go beyond banking. Feel invited to come and make history with us! Leave a mark that’s forged with hard work, commitment, and companionship. You don’t believe us? Come and see it for yourself!

This is the enriching internship opportunity you were looking for! You will have the chance to contribute to one of the best work environments of The Netherlands. At ABN AMRO we encourage you to develop yourself into the much needed talent the world is waiting for! You will be working with the best professionals in the business and also with the latest technologies, in a creative, flexible and easy going atmosphere. As an ABN AMRO intern you will receive a work laptop, monthly fixed compensation (€600 for MSc students and €450 BSc students), a personal development coach and many other benefits in order for you to reach your professional potential. We offer you the possibility to stand out and make a difference.

The world of banking is changing rapidly, and ABN AMRO Bank is changing with it. Therefore, we invest in Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Internet of Things, Big Data Analytics, Robotics, VR, apps & APIs, Risk as a Service, IT security, new business models and much more. Banking is not only about storing and transferring your money anymore, we go beyond banking

Feel invited to come and make history with us! Leave a mark that’s forged with hard work, commitment, and companionship. You don’t believe us? Come and see it for yourself! Apply right away! If you are confident about becoming a valuable member of our team, apply right away! And don’t forget; a well thought-out, structured CV and motivation letter can make you stand out from the crowd!

How to do it?

  • Put only job relevant items in your CV and letter.
  • In your letter present yourself briefly and then tell us WHY you are interested in both this assignment in particular and working at ABN AMRO in general. Subsequently, explain HOW you will be adding value to our team by highlighting your relevant skills and experience.
  • Lastly, always include your availability period (e.g., from February 2020 to July 2020) and the objective of your internship (e.g., thesis research, work experience).

We are looking forward to get to know you!
Any doubts, questions or compliments for us? Get in touch via email (it.internships@nl.abnamro.com), phone (020-3433443) or WhatsApp (+31 06 831 53373)!
Application Deadline: 30 April, 2020
Please Note: If you are not an EU-resident you need a valid working permit or a standard internship agreement if you are a non eu/eea student.

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