Business & innovation Internship
Spark Works is looking for a dynamic team member to join the company’s activities in our office in the heart of Zurich. As a business & innovation intern 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 also take part in our team building activities.
Your responsibilities
    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 client deliverables
    Supporting the team in daily administrative and office tasks
    Strong interest in innovation methodologies, such as Human-Centred Design (HCD), Design Thinking (DT),and agile concept development
    Min. Bachelor Degree in design, marketing and/or business related field (or equivalent professional experience)
    Excellent knowledge of English and German: fluent in speaking, reading & writing. French is a plus for potential user interviews
    Proactiveness and action-oriented work-style to carry out assigned tasks independently
    Agile mindset and flexibility to deal with fast paced environment
    Attention to detail
    Strong team spirit and respectful, culturally sensitive personality with willingness to listen and learn
    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 of Zürich close to the Paradeplatz
    Monthly team lunches and after work drinks
    November 2021
    3-6 months
    Please send us your CV and a short cover letter in PDF format to with ‘Spark Works – Internship November 2021’ in the subject line.

    We look forward to meeting you!