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Internship Legal Compliance

Job Description

Starting Date: July 2021 latest

Duration: 5 to 6 months

Please note, while this assignment is in principle not suitable to conduct your graduation thesis along the way, we are open to discuss the possibilities in case you have a proposal for us.

In this role, you have the opportunity to

You will be part of the Legal Compliance program team, within the Philips Group Legal Compliance department. This internship will give you the opportunity to obtain work-experience in a professional and highly international environment, while becoming more familiar with the rules and regulations around Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption, Antitrust, Healthcare Compliance, Export Control & Sanctions and the efforts Philips is undertaking to continue to remain compliant in its activities. You will be part of a multi-disciplinary team supporting the execution of a process to help Philips maintain its obligations under our due-diligence screening requirements.

At Philips, we set ourselves an ambitious target to improve the lives of three billion people a year by 2025 by making the world healthier and more sustainable through innovation. In order to achieve this goal, we develop highly innovative solutions that more and more rely on data from our customers and the patients they treat. In that light, it’s not for nothing that Philips is focusing heavily on the protection of its data, while at the same time adjusting and improving our processes in line with the changing regulatory landscape.

You are responsible for

Your key responsibility will be to support the legal compliance program team with the coordination and documentation of the Philips Due Diligence screening process as well as support with various other initiatives such as the creation of awareness materials and participate in activities around our SpeakUp channels. You will participate in steering committee meetings to make sure you capture the views of our subject matter experts and will create and present proposals on how we can best codify our program governance for the future.

You are a part of

You will be an integral part of the Legal Compliance team, working closely with expert colleagues from the Data Privacy organization and teams within, amongst others, HR, IT and Enterprise Information Management.

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

  • Is currently studying towards a Bachelor or Master at a Dutch University;

  • Has a demonstrated interest in the legal compliance landscape

  • Has experience working in a team based project;

  • Is fluent in English (oral and written), other languages are a plus;

  • Possesses strong communicative skills and a pro-active attitude;

  • Possesses strong organizational skills and has an eye for detail;

  • Is able to work in a fast-paced environment;

In return, we offer you

You will get a unique insight into the way of working within Group Legal Compliance at Philips’ global headquarters in Amsterdam. You will be part of the Legal Compliance Program Team.

  • Duration: 6 months;

  • Start date: As soon as possible, preferably June 2021;

  • You will be applicable for an internship remuneration and, where applicable, reimbursement of travel costs.

  • As we are beholden to COVID-restrictions, a part of your internship might involve working from home. We will however make sure to involve you in the day-to-day business of our organization as much as possible.

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.

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