VanBerlo - Embedded Engineering Internship


Internship details

  • Period 4 – 6 months

  • Hours a week 40

  • Location VanBerlo, Eindhoven or The Hague

  • Start date September (flexible)

  • Interested? Please apply with your CV and motivation letter.

The work

As an Embedded Engineering intern at VanBerlo (part of Accenture), you will be able to gain experience in developing embedded systems at one of the world’s top design & innovation studios. You will have the chance to work with and learn from our world-class creative team and the opportunity to hone your skills while working on real-world smart and connected product development.

  • Team At VanBerlo, we work with a group of 90+ creatives, including designers, engineers, UX/digital designers, strategists, researchers, developers and project managers, bringing together 10+ nationalities. You will be part of our vibrant & dynamic atmosphere, working from one of our two stunning studio spaces. You will be part of the Engineering capability, working together on projects with multi-disciplinary teams. You will get a dedicated mentor to help you achieve your learning & experience goals. 

  • Daily tasks As an Embedded Engineering intern, you will have the opportunity to improve your skills (e.g. systems thinking, component sourcing, PCB design with KiCAD, firmware development, vision AI in the edge, etc.) while working on a variety of real-life projects for a range of international clients. During your internship you will design, test and review product concepts and help with feasibility studies.

Within all our internships, we offer you the opportunity to develop, learn, orient, build relationships and gain insights into what it’s like to work as a designer. As an employer, we will be as flexible as possible to support your work as well as your academical needs and happy to help you navigate in the beginning of your career. You will learn why many colleagues were once also an intern at VanBerlo.

Who we are - Industry X

At Industry X we like to do it differently. We embrace change. We reimagine. We transform. How companies design, engineer, manufacture, service and maintain their products. We embed sustainability and bring digital into every part of the company’s enterprise. We create value by strategy and design, unraveling complexities with our approach as a powerful instrument of change. The way we do so is by designing and engineering products, platforms and services that build bridges between users, technology and business needs. Putting people and planet in the center of everything we do to add value to our clients’ businesses.

VanBerlo is one of Europe's leading agencies in strategy, design and implementation. We work with clients to turn ideas into tangible business results. Our innovative products, communications and branding have created the difference for our customers for 35 years. It is important to know that VanBerlo is now part of Accenture. VanBerlo will be your home, but you will also be an official member of the global Accenture community and have access to all related benefits! For more information, visit or

Industry X is one of five services that make up one Accenture – the others are Strategy & Consulting, Technology, Song and Operations.

Here's what you'll need

  • You must either be a registered EU citizen or a non-EU citizen who is enrolled at a Dutch University during the whole length of the internship pursuing a degree in Electrical Engineering, Industrial Design, (embedded) Software Engineering, Information Technology, Mechatronic Engineering, Embedded Systems or similar.

  • You have foundational knowledge of computer systems, circuit analysis, signals and systems, and semiconductor devices.

  • You have knowledge of basic design patterns, e.g. concurrency (threading), interrupt control logic, direct memory access, and state machines and you have a hands-on experience with embedded platforms such as STM32/ESP32

  • Ability to communicate in English (additional languages would be a bonus).

Bonus points if you have

  • You are a passionate, out-of-the-box thinker who dares to share their thoughts and ideas and have a positive can-do attitude with a keen enthusiasm for learning and improvement.

  • You have affinity with C or C++ .

  • You have familiarity with Git for version control and experience with RTOS and/or VM based languages.

  • You are able to showcase a few embedded (IoT) projects.

What's in it for you?

Accenture is a global company with a world-class brand and reputation. Our people are Change Makers, and to support them as an employer, we make five promises:

  • Work with flexibility, in a culture based on trust

  • Embrace a sustainable growth mindset

  • Live a human-led culture of Inclusion & Diversity by caring deeply for all our people.

  • Lead and transform our clients with technology

  • Connect with our global network of 700.000 colleagues.

These promises are reflected through our excellent employee benefits, including:

  • Career guidance and academical support facilitated by your individual appointed People Lead.

  • You will receive internship allowance and a laptop

  • The opportunity to work hybrid and access to any office of Accenture in the Netherlands.

  • Social activities like Friday Drinks, sport events and parties

  • Membership of our Internship Community which will give you the chance to attend lunch lectures, classroom workshop and build your network within Accenture

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What we believe

Accenture is an equal opportunity employer. Our leaders are committed to building a better, stronger, and more equitable company for future generations to create positive, long-lasting change. Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities.

Our position as partner to many of the world’s leading businesses, organizations and governments affords us both an extraordinary opportunity and a tremendous responsibility to make a difference. Sustainability is one of our greatest responsibilities, which we embed it into everything we do and for everyone we work with.

Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all. Please let us know if you require reasonable accommodation to enable your participation in the recruitment process by emailing We will be happy to assist you.

Stage informatie

Bedrijf: Bedrijf: Accenture

Locatie: Eindhoven

Opleidingsniveau: WO


Type: Werkstage



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