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Philips Internship: Psychology student for patient engagement study, in the healthcare domain (obesity) in Eindhoven, Netherlands


Starting Date: September

Duration: 9-10 months

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Work as a student in the field of Healthcare and Design. At your intern position you get to translate your skills and knowledge (mastered throughout your Psychology education) into the field of Behavior change, Obesity and Patient Engagement. You will work closely with a small team of colleagues from Philips Experience Design, as well as hospital staff in the broader Eindhoven area.

You are responsible for

Setting up, executing, analyzing and reporting a study administered among500+ Bariatric patients in order to validate a psychological construct. The required skills for this are: SPSS, R or comparable. In addition to this you will be cross-analyzing qualitative data in addition to this quantitative study.

You are a part of

The Design Research Team, a group 12 researchers at Philips Experience Design located in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. Our multidisciplinary team has a variety of backgrounds, including Psychology, Humanities, Sociology and Industrial Design, with an expertise on explorative, qualitative and quantitative research in Design Innovation for Healthcare. The Design Research team is part of global 400+ designers community and working on both business as research driven projects. You will also be part of the Design intern community.

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

  • BSc in Psychology or organizational Psychology

  • MS office applications and questionnaire tools e.g. Qualtrics or comparable

  • Feeling comfortable in fuzzy front-end innovation projects

  • Affinity with questionnaire research and related methodologies

  • Affinity with the topic of behavior change, lifestyle management and obesity

  • Taking responsibility to define your own strategy within a project – take ownership

  • Team working skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and good understanding of the Dutch language (not native)

In return, we offer you

A Philips internship agreement and the opportunity to get a first-hand experience in learning how to work in a Research and Innovation department of a global HealthTech company. By entering our organization, you will get in close contact with a broad network of professionals from various cultural and professional backgrounds and get first insights into the day-to-day operations of a global organization.

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 .

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 .


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.