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Philips Internship: Health Policy Analyst (Suitable for Thesis) in Eindhoven, Netherlands


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

Duration: 6 months

Depending on the subject, we are open for discussion to make this internship assignment suitable to perform your thesis.

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Support the organization with policy analysis, briefings, and internal communication with the global GPA team.

Public policy has critical impact on what Philips does. Health care policies such as related to value based care, reimbursement mechanisms, digital health, and cyber security have great influence on the Philips innovation pipeline and our go-to-market strategy. In terms of procurement, governments constitute the largest purchasing power and are of paramount interest to sustain the company’s growth. B2G (Business to Government) and GPA (Government Public Affairs) offer vast channels for a large part of our portfolio and organizing ourselves effectively around these opportunities is therefore essential. While pursuing our business objectives, we aim to be a responsible partner and always act with integrity.

You are responsible for

  • Policy analysis

  • Drafting briefings

  • Coordinate internal communication with the global GPA team (15 markets)

You are a part of

The GPA-team, positioned in the International Markets Team, and is reporting to Exco Member and Chief of International Markets. Businesses, markets and function leaders come together, which gives a front-row-seat opportunity to gain insight on how Philips is organized (PBS).

You will be working at the Philips Benelux building in Eindhoven.

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

  • Currently studying towards your University in Science Master degree in: International Health Policy, Public Health (international scope) or Health Economics

  • Outstanding IT skills (PowerPoint, Excel)

  • Excellent communication English skills both verbal and in writing

  • Ability to interact with senior management level and work in a complex environment

  • Strong Social media and Analytical skills

In return, we offer you

To get first hand insight on Government Affairs activities within a multi-national company. Learn how to prepare executives for high-level government engagements and gain deeper insight in government aspects of doing business at global level.

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 .


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.