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Philips Internship: Marketing Procurement (Suitable for Thesis) in Amsterdam, Netherlands


Start date: As soon as possible

Duration: 6-12 months

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Gain exposure to the full company life cycle while tackling real business challenges. This is an exciting time to join the Marketing Procurement Team on their Perform and Transform journey to create additional value for Philips, particularly within Procurement.

You are responsible for

  • Supporting commodity projects on evaluation of asset costs (to optimize Total cost of ownership)

  • Contribute to resolving complex procurement business situations with procurement colleagues

  • Help to lead, articulate, and execute projects that serve the team goals of return on investments, savings, compliance, and execution

You are a part of

Indirect Materials and Services (IMS), which is part of Philips Procurement. IMS manages the total indirect spending for Philips via a matrixed organization (with the Commodity Cluster on the vertical axis and Market Procurement on the horizontal axis, covering all Philips Markets globally).

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

  • Studying towards a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Business, Finance, and/or Marketing

  • Skilled in data analysis and comfortable with Excel

  • Possess strong negotiation skills

  • Have international work or study experience

  • Be independent, motivated, and self-driven with an interest in procurement

  • Fluent in written and spoken English

In return, we offer you

The opportunity to develop a broad business understanding of the company life cycle, while growing personally and professionally. You will have challenges to tackle and a real mission to report on. If you want to be a part of the true business game, come and join us to move the needle!

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 . To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page at on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog at . Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process at , or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions at .


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.