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Philips Internship: Change Management and Communication support (Non-Thesis) in Amsterdam, Netherlands


Start date: We prefer students able to start as soon as possible.

Duration: 6-12 months, 40 hours per week

This internship assignment is not suitable to perform your thesis!

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Participate as a junior resource in a global program called Philips Knowledge Management, which aims to establish a standardized Knowledge Management capability.

You are responsible for

  • Changing management activities (stakeholder mapping, change impact assessment, change adoption survey, change management reporting)

  • Creating and activating program communication as part of the overall communication plan to drive program change management. (Leveraging on agreed communication channels and tools email, internal social channels, webcast, newsletters etc.)

  • Supporting in briefing communication agencies and other third party vendors

  • Setting up dashboards to track and report on change and communication metrics

  • Supporting the organization and coordination of team building and program events.

  • Maintaining change and communication database and platforms (intranet, share point, etc.)

You are a part of

The Philips Knowledge Management team, reporting into the Change Lead. You will belong to an international team responsible of change and deployment and interacting with extensive stakeholders from different parts of the company.

You will be working at our Head Office in Amsterdam.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • Currently studying towards a Master in Science (MSc University) degree in: Communications, Communication Management or Economics, with an interest in transformational projects in behavioral change and capability building.

  • High creative profile, being able to draft and detail out, based on incomplete information. ‘Think out-of-the-box’ mindset.

  • Able to work independently and proactively in a virtual team

  • Analytical & strategic thinking, conceptually strong and able to translate it into specific actions

  • Fluent in oral and written English

  • Solid knowledge of the Microsoft office package.

In return, we offer you

Opportunity to take ownership of your own projects and see them through from start to finish. A challenging job in an engaging environment in which you can develop yourself towards a great marketer.

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum at .

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Required documents in order for us to continue with your application:

  • Resume

Please note that in order to be considered for an internship, you need to be registered as a student during the entire internship period . Formal documentation of which may be requested at any time. Students from outside the EU need to fill in an 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.