Global Sustainability Intern

Quality Management Amsterdam Full-time Netherlands

Job Description

Join us as Global Sustainability Intern at our International Headquarters in Amsterdam, starting September 2024. In this internship, you will support the roll-out of due diligence processes as well as assist in refining and enhancing our sustainability information  & knowledge management system.

Your key activities will be:

  • Conduct research and analysis to evaluate potential environmental and social risks and impacts associated with our company's activities, products, and suppliers.
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to obtain insights on human rights and sustainability performance and initiatives throughout the supply chain and convey findings effectively.
  • Participate in developing and implementing training programs and awareness campaigns to educate employees, suppliers, and partners about sustainability topics. 
  • Support in preparing sustainability reports, disclosures, and submissions, for internal and external audiences.
  • Support in the rollout of Supplier Due Diligence and Supplier Engagement Programme.
  • Collaborate in creating an information and knowledge management system to manage our sustainability initiatives.

Supported by a commendable 4.5 Glassdoor rating and 94% intern recommendation score, we pledge to provide you with a unique learning journey as part of our Global Sustainability team, where you'll gain valuable insights into sustainability processes in a globally operating company and a deeper understanding of social and environmental due diligence in a corporate (publicly listed) organization.

What's in it for you?

  • A monthly internship allowance of €525 (full-time)
  • Travel compensation if you don't have a free public transport card
  • Paid holidays for each internship term
  • Two weeks of remote working anywhere in Europe (EEA)
  • The chance to learn from the best Sustainability professionals out there!



Are you bursting with fresh ideas and a hunger for learning? We want you!

Here's what we're looking for:

  • Academic Program: You are enrolled in a BSc or MSc program for the entirety of the internship, preferably in the fields of sustainability, environmental studies, human rights, or international relations. 
  • Skillset: You possess strong MS Office skills and fluent speaking and written English proficiency. Having some experience with activities related to UN Guiding Principles, ILO Conventions, and Human Rights standards is always a benefit.
  • Personal traits: You have a passion for sustainability and human rights and strong research, analytical, and communication skills aimed at driving positive impact.
  • Commitment: You are ready to dedicate at least 6 months to this internship, preferably from September to February.
  • Availability: You can join the internship for 5 days a week.

As we hope to have piqued your interest, please ensure you also meet the eligibility criteria and academic requirements: 

  • Your internship should be included in your study curriculum and directly contribute to your academic results.
  • Your educational institution is willing to sign a collaboration agreement with JDE Peet's and when joining our Research departments, also sign an NDA agreement for internships.
  • You are either an EU(EEA) student residing in the Netherlands during the internship or a Non-EU(EEA) student enrolled and living in the Netherlands during the internship.

Additional Information

Are you ready to Unleash Your Possibility within JDE Peet's? 

Here's how to apply:

  • Upload your resume (in English) using our LinkedIn or career site application form
  • After applying, we'll reach out within three weeks to let you know what's next.
  • During the application process, you'll be asked to do an online assessment and at least one interview at our Amsterdam office.

If you have questions, don't hesitate to contact our Campus team at — we're here to help!

Would you like to join an internship at a Coffee & Tea company that values your future success and prioritizes your passion for positive change? Check out this internship starting September 2024 and Unleash Your Possibility at JDE Peet's!

Company Details
At JDE Peet's (before: JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS), we're not just about Coffee or Tea; we're all about the moments and connections they spark. With a history spanning 270 years, we've been shaping the daily rituals of people worldwide, driven by our dedication to quality products and sustainability.

We are action-driven and deliver our commitments. This means the freedom to challenge the status quo and to look for different perspectives. Our teams work by four fundamental values: We are progressive in outlook, ambitious in nature, resourceful in action and decisive in approach. These values paint the best picture of the kind of fast-moving culture you'll join at JDE Peet's