Business & innovation Internship
Spark Works is looking for a dynamic team member to support the company’s activities in our office in the heart of Zurich. As a business & innovation intern you will assist with various on-going tasks in a variety of external and internal projects. You will be working closely with project leads and consultants assisting them in the execution of client projects and making sure that results are delivered up to high-quality standards. Additionally, you will contribute to the company’s development in the execution of key daily tasks which could range from content creation to logistical workshop planning and desk/field research.
Spark Works’ internship is a chance to build on existing skills and to learn more about Human-Centred Design (HCD). While a list of responsibilities can be found below, Spark Works is keen for interns to express their own interests, ideas and personal goals. You will be fully on-boarded and become part of the official team. You will also take part in our team building activities.
main tasks
    Supporting project leads and consultants in the execution of client projects
    Conducting desk and field research, including qualitative interviews and user testings
    Planning, preparing and assisting in innovation workshops and coachings
    Preparing and designing of presentations and deliverables
    Developing new content for our marketing channels (blog posts, tweets, case studies, etc.)
    Supporting the team in daily administrative tasks
    Strong interest in innovation methodologies, such as Human-Centred Design (HCD), Design Thinking (DT),and agile concept development
    Minimum Bachelor Degree in Design, Marketing and/or Business related field (or equivalent experience)
    Experience with content creation and writing is a strong asset, even if not professionally
    Proficiency in computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel); basic knowledge in Adobe Software (InDesign; Photoshop; Illustrator) is a plus
    Capability and self-initiative to carry out assigned tasks at a professional level
    Attention to detail and strong team working capacity
    Respectful, culturally sensitive personality with willingness to listen and learn
    Excellent knowledge of English and German: fluent in speaking, reading & writing
    A company which shapes social change, business innovation and technology applications with a human-centred approach
    A multidisciplinary team with flat hierarchies, characterised by passionate individuals and diverse competencies
    An open and dynamic work culture based on personal initiative, teamwork, direct feedback, continuous learning and experimentation
    Exposure to different sized projects with clients from the private and public sector, across various industries
    A centrally-located, vibrant office in the middle Zurich close to the Paradeplatz
    Monthly team lunches and after work beers
    August 2021
    3-6 months
    Please send us your CV and a short cover letter in PDF format to with ‘Spark Works – Internship August 2021’ in the subject line.

    We are looking forward to meeting you!