Innovation Analyst Internship (m/f) 100%

19.02.2020 | Position with re­spon­si­bil­i­ties | 100%

Innovation Analyst Internship (m/f) 100%

Implenia is Switzerland's leading construction and construction services company. It also has strong positions in the German, French, Austrian, Swedish and Norwegian infrastructure markets, as well as significant building construction and civil engineering operations in Germany and Austria.

Established in 2006, Implenia can look back on around 150 years of construction tradition. It brings the expertise of its highly skilled construction units together under the roof of a company active throughout Europe. With the broad offering of Implenia and the deep experience of its specialists, the Group can manage a building project through its entire lifecycle and deliver work that is economical, integrated and customer-centric. The focus is on striking a sustainable balance between financial success and social and environmental responsibility.

Implenia, with its headquarters in Dietlikon near Zurich, employs more than 10,000 people in Europe and posted revenue of around CHF 4.4 billion in 2018. The company is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (IMPN, CH0023868554).


It is Implenia's aim is to utilize fundamental changes in the construction industry to the advantage of our customers, employees and shareholders. To this end, we need to strengthen our focus on innovation and invest accordingly. We will continue to expand our digital construction and BIM technologies, and our new Innovation Hub will concentrate on promising future business models and digital development. We will also promote promising niche offers and develop the most attractive ones. And, last but not least, we will drive integrated project implementation and industrial design, particularly in development and buildings.

To make steps in our innovation journey, we need to understand the various developments and trends in the construction industry better and develop new approaches and methods to take advantage of the innovation opportunities that arise from them. The Master student will work on bringing theoretical and academic insights into our Innovation HUB and investigates in what opportunity spaces and developments we should increase our innovation activities.

The Master student is invited to apply for one, or a combination of the possible topics mentioned below. As part of the internship, research has to be conducted and a final report has to be delivered (Master thesis) .¤
  • Investigation and quantification of innovation opportunity spaces on the Implenia innovation map
  • Investigation of possible scale-ups / tech players in ecosystem per opportunity space
  • Investigation of additional opportunity spaces that could be relevant to Implenia or the construction industry of the future
  • Suggest proven methods to test and scale innovation in construction and engineering sector
You will be supervised by the Innovation HUB Lead and will get the opportunity to interview and present to Mrs. Anita Eckardt, member of the Implenia Executive Committee. Do you want to bring your academic skills, engineering knowledge and creative mind-set into Implenia? Ready to help shape the future of construction? Then, reach out to us to learn more and share your preferred research focus.


  • Currently pursuing a Master's degree

Your prospects

Our employees are the heart of our company. Become part of an innovative construction business which focuses on sustainability and let's achieve excellent operational and financial results together. We will challenge you with exciting tasks and, if you are interested and suitable, will support you with further training courses and the opportunity to develop your skills while working with us. We would be happy to tell you more in an interview. Do you think this could be the right job for you? If so, we would be delighted to hear from you. We prefer to receive applications directly.

Do you have any questions?

Nicole Bührer would be happy to provide you with information.
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