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Philips Internship - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) in Amsterdam, Netherlands


Location: Amsterdam

Type: Internship

Length: 6 months

Time: 40 hours/week

Expected Start Date: May 2020

In this role, you have the opportunity to:

Assist in advising Philips’ businesses on their acquisition and divestiture programs, thereby advancing Philips’ transformation journey as a global leader in Health Technology. The position provides a unique opportunity to experience M&A from a corporate value perspective within a very experienced M&A team, with a global scope. You will be working with large teams from businesses throughout Philips and operating independently, whilst dealing with dynamic and oftentimes challenging process timelines. Responsibilities rapidly increase for those who perform well.

You are responsible for

  • Assisting the M&A deal execution process from start to finish, including valuation and financial analyses (DCF and multiples), assisting/ managing due diligence processes, project management, drafting of process materials

  • Preparing presentations for the Executive Board, with and alongside people from Philips’ Business Groups and Markets

  • Performing company research and industry benchmarking using various databases (e.g. Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters)

You are a part of

The global deal team of Philips M&A in Amsterdam, working for the entire execution process of different types of deals (buy-side and sell-side, joint ventures, large, midsize and smaller deals).

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

  • An excellent academic track record (preferably in Economics, Finance, or Econometrics)

  • A genuine interest in corporate finance, valuation and financial markets

  • Current enrollment in a MSc program or last year of a bachelor program. You must be enrolled in a university during the internship period.

  • Highly analytical mindset and a strong professional drive

  • Strong and open-minded team player who can work with various nationalities and cultures

  • Modelling experience in Excel and neat PowerPoint skills

  • Fluency in written/spoken English (Dutch is not required)

  • Relevant financial internship experience is preferred

In return, we offer you

On top of a competitive internship compensation, Philips M&A provides you a unique opportunity to experience M&A from a strategic, broad and diverse corporate perspective.

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 . Philips is on a very exciting transformation journey to become an even more focused Health Technology leader. M&A is a crucial part of this journey and you can be a part of that!. Learn more by watching this video .

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


Don't forget to upload your CV in your application. 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.