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Philips Internship: Human Resource Lighting Eindhoven

Application deadline 09-03-2016
Start date 02-02-2015
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Your challenge

Are you the enthusiastic, talented intern we’re looking for?
The HR Lighting Eindhoven team is based in Eindhoven – High Tech Campus. You will be working in the HR team which consists of 4 HR managers and you will support the HR team in their daily work activities which are linked to the translation of the global HR agenda into local initiatives and projects. As a member of this HR team you will play a key role in supporting the Lighting Eindhoven department.

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Your responsibilities

Background assignment:
You will help to execute the HR policy for over 1300 employees. The internship consists of supporting the 4 HR managers in the above mentioned HR processes. In this dynamic and fast changing environment you will learn a lot and you will gain a lot of experience in the field of HR through active participation in the daily task of our HR managers.

The specific tasks will be on:
· Evaluate output quality of yearly performance cycle;
· Further support roll out of work place innovation concept and HR operating model;
· You will also support on ad hoc HR tasks and projects and provide data and overviews of (background) information when needed.

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Your team

Philips Lighting is the global market leader in the lighting industry, with recognized expertise in the development, manufacturing and application of innovative lighting solutions. We offer our expertise, depth and reach across the entire lighting value chain to improve and simplify the work of our professional partners wherever our knowledge and reach can create value for them. From LED light sources to the increased role of controls to all-inclusive tailor-made solutions.

Our approach is to observe and listen to people—our customers, consumers and stakeholders- to ensure that what we do every day addresses their real needs and aspirations in life. Together with architects, lighting designers, city planners, public authorities, and even with consumers in their homes, Philips Lighting seeks to simply enhance people’s lives with light.

The HR department is responsible for the local HR agenda of Lighting Eindhoven. HR supports the business transformation of Philips in becoming the market leader in lighting. This entails translating a global strategy into a local strategy. Change management, employee engagement, people performance management are important topics of the HR department.

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Our offer

This internship position will be a great opportunity for students to gain work experience in the field of HR. And by being part of this professional HR team, you will have the chance to see how HR processes are managed in a multinational company

This is a non-thesis assignment
Duration of the internship will be 6-12 months. We hope for availability of 4 or 5 days a week, but less can be discussed.
We prefer students able to start per February / March 2015
Internship conditions:
· Students on work placement or final-year study assignment are paid a work placement or final-year study assignment allowance.
· A student on a work placement or final-year study assignment is paid an allowance towards rented accommodation, depending on his/her situation. This will be determined setting up the Intern Contract.
· A student on work placement or final-year study assignment who can prove that he/she is not entitled to a student card for public transport (OV-studentenkaart) is paid an allowance to cover the cost of travel between home and the place of work in accordance with the Conditions of Employment Guideline.
· The student is entitled to paid leave on the basis of 1 day per month.
· Opportunity to buy Philips products with tax benefit (Philips MyShop)

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We are looking for

To be successful in this internship we are looking for you:

Currently studying towards your (University) Bachelor in Sciences/Master in Sciences WO (Bsc./Msc.) with one or more qualifications:
o Human Resources
o Business Management
o Management Sciences
o Communications
o Psychology
o Social Sciences

There is no specific work experience required.
In order to accomplish the HR tasks assigned to you, you need to have a sense of responsibility, deliver effort, be fluent in Dutch and a good grasp in English, be able to shift quickly between projects and subjects, and be assertive and determined.

If you recognize yourself in this profile and would like to take this challenge, we invite you to apply 14-01-2015 at the latest!

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Required documents in order for us to continue with your application:
· Student registration form (Proof of enrollment at your current education)
· Resume
· Cover Letter outlining your motivation and informing your availability

Please note that in order to be considered for an internship, it should be compulsory (for students outside EU/EER) by your education and you need to be registered as a student during the entire internship period. Formal documentation of which may be requested at any time.

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

For questions regarding the procedure of this Internship please contact: (you can only apply via the internet website)

Hans Annink
Internship Coordinator
Tel: +31 (0)6 21142035

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