Philips Internship: HR - Philips Innovation Services (non-thesis) in Eindhoven, Netherlands


Start date : February 2019

Duration : 4 – 6 months

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Be part of multiple HR initiatives within Philips, geared towards building a highly engaged workforce of the future while fostering a culture of performance, diversity and inclusiveness.

You are responsible for

  • Support of multiple initiatives simultaneously, with activities ranging from jointly drawing up a plan to the actual implementation of an initiative. A sample of potential assignments:

  • Measure, report out, analyze and follow up on key HR metrics with regards our HR strategy

  • Teaming up with management to drive Performance & Talent management, such as Talent Reviews, Succession Planning and Development & Career coaching.

  • Participate in several HR related projects on business and market level.

You are a part of

The HR Innovation & Strategy team consisting of 7 HR Managers working together with the the Philips Innovation Services HR team on the High Tech Campus in Eindhoven. From the start, you will be actively involved and attending regular meetings, interacting with different parts of the organization and the HR function within an international & multi – cultural environment.

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

  • Currently studying towards your Bachelor or Master in the area of HR, Organizational Psychology, Organizational Studies or Business related studies

  • Curious and energetic by nature

  • Ability to organize and prioritize different projects running simultaneously

  • Assertive and independent, able to work with high standards of integrity

  • Profound analytical skills and advanced Excel skills

  • Fluency in Dutch and English is required – oral and written

In return, we offer you

  • A great learning opportunity within the HR context of a multi-national company

  • The opportunity to really learn and contribute to Philips Innovation

  • The possibility for a part-time internship (minimal 24 hours per week)

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 . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

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 the contents of our regular internship assignments are not suitable for professionals (and/or MBA students) with professional work experience