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Graduation Internship | WO | People Advisory Services - Performance - EY

Locatie: Amsterdam

Graduation Internship | WO | People Advisory Services - Performance
The world is changing and will continue to do so. The market is experiencing huge developments in globalization, demographics, technology, regulation and the competitive landscape. As the global workforce evolves and organizations continue to change, the People Advisory Services (PAS) department provides our clients with an effective and efficient set of integrated offerings solving their most pertinent people related business challenges. Our ambition is to significantly grow the coming years and to expand our reputation as a trusted, experienced and knowledgeable HR advisor. Working alongside our Advisory and Tax colleagues, we help our clients realize sustainable results from strategy to execution. It's how we build a better working world.
Are you an ambitious, talented and professional student who is passionate about HR Operations, (agile) organizational change management, organizational culture, organizational design and/or other people related business challenges? And are you looking to write your Master thesis in this area? If so, then we are looking for you!
Your challenge
This role is part of our efforts to enhance our People Advisory Services (PAS) practice in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. As a Graduation Intern within PAS, you will independently write your Master graduation thesis from the EY Amsterdam office. Your thesis topic will be determined in agreement with us. You will get a mentor assigned that will help you at the start of your internship with formulating your research question, and (s)he will provide you with academic as well as practical support during the process of writing your thesis. Also, (s)he will introduce you to the PAS colleagues, and give you the opportunity to see what kind of projects we work on. Finally, you will write an EY article with support of your mentor regarding your thesis topic. This means a graduation internship within EY PAS offers you the perfect opportunity to gain valuable and relevant experience during your graduation.
Your responsibilities

  • Performing independent research for the PAS Performance practice
  • Supporting consultants on several activities in case this is desired
  • Influencing and persuading stakeholders to gain support for any initiatives and/or decisions around your thesis
  • Encouraging and facilitating collaboration amongst colleagues, and promote an inclusive working environment
  • You are available for preferably 4 days per week (this is open for discussion)
  • You are interested and considering to write your thesis and EY article in the area of the following topics: .
    • The Future of Change Management
    • Cultural and Behavioral Change
    • Organizational Design
    • Agile Change Management and Agile HR
    • The role of HR in Lean Management

This is you

  • You are in the end phase of your Master degree in the area of Business Administration, Change Management or Human Resource Management
  • You are interested in the People agenda of large multinationals
  • You have an excellent command of English, both spoken and written (and preferably also of Dutch)
  • You are critical, flexible, and proactive, and have analytical skills
  • You are proactive, resilient and able to create your own internal network within EY to find the people you need for your research
  • You enjoy working in a dynamic and international work environment
  • You are approachable, social, and are able to build a professional network, both internally and externally
  • You have a good ability to work both independently and in teams

This is what working at EY offers you

EY is a global leading consulting and audit firm who’s specialists are constantly praised by leading journals for their excellent (advice) skills. We offer you an challenging and energetic internship in a rapidly changing innovative environment. EY invests in you by offering you a high degree of autonomy and responsibility and room for personal and professional development. Also, we offer you freedom and flexibility to play your role in the way that suits you best. Further, you will receive high quality support and there is an opportunity to start as consultant after successfully completing your graduation internship. A career with EY is not like any other; with us, your competencies and your areas of interest will determine your future.


If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please draft a one-page thesis proposal regarding your topic of interest and send this to us together with your resume and motivation letter. For more information regarding this vacancy, please contact Annebel Ross, Recruiter, on +31 6 29 08 44 56 or Make your mark, apply now!


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Please send your application for Graduation Internship | WO | People Advisory Services - Performance at EY in Amsterdam including your CV via our website.



Vacature geplaatst op

10 januari 2018
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Meer informatie:

For more information regarding this vacancy, please contact Annebel Ross, Recruiter, on +31 6 29 08 44 56 or

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