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Intern Cybersecurity Awareness Communication

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Date: 14-Sep-2022

Location: Amsterdam, NL, 1073 AT


Internship Cybersecurity Awareness Communication - HEINEKEN International Amsterdam

01.11.2022 - 30.04.2023


With the world becoming more and more digitized, cyber security becomes an increasing risk. HEINEKEN Global Digital & Technology is looking for a creative, curious, and ambitious intern to support the internal communications for the Global Security department.


Are you a (graduate) student, passionate about using communications to change culture and behaviour?

Excited to learn more in an international environment at the number one brewer in the world?


HEINEKEN Global Information Security is looking for an intern in the Security Culture Team. In this internship, we are looking for support in the Global Security Awareness Programme.


The HEINEKEN Global Information Security Awareness Programme involves communications about security topics, online trainings, and phishing simulations for all employees. We also conduct a measurement to assess the progress of our cyber-secure culture. Additionally, you can be involved in crisis management, cyber security visibility and data analyses


Role: Cybersecurity Awareness Communications Intern.


Your responsibilities

We are looking for support in managing the Global Information Security Awareness Programme. In this internship you will support in:

  • Increase visibility for cyber security using our internal channels (SharePoint, Teams & Workplace (by Facebook).
  • Define and create security awareness communications for our employees;
  • Promote and be involved in the development of the Global Security Awareness Training to our employees globally;
  • Collaborate with global security professionals to identify new security awareness campaigns;
  • Cyber crisis exercises and improving the crisis manual;
  • Data analyses of the Global Phishing Simulations;
  • Organise security connect sessions (webcasts/conference).


Your profile

You are a student in a relevant field of study, such as (Corporate/Persuasive) Communication, Security Studies, Crisis Management, or Behavioural Science/Psychology and have the following skillset:

  • An open and global mindset with natural curiosity;
  • Eager to learn and develop new skills;
  • Ability to think creatively and present complex information in a simple manner;
  • Strong communication skills and experience with content creation;
  • Ability to prioritize and work in a structured way on projects (individually);
  • Exceptional collaboration and team player;
  • Proficiency in English: written, spoken, and interpersonal;
  • Pragmatic and a can-do mentality;
  • Highly motivated with a strong sense of personal initiative.



When you are an intern at HEINEKEN you will:

  • Learn how to apply your theoretical knowledge in a practical way;
  • Gain understanding of business needs in a global corporation;
  • Experience new things and meet colleagues from different cultures along your way;
  • Be challenged and get exciting responsibilities from day one;
  • Be a member of the international team of interns; boosting your professional (and social J) network;
  • Have support from one of the team members who will provide mentoring and periodic appraisals;
  • Receive €500,- per month.



Are you interested in this internship and would you like to apply straight away? Please click on the application button or email your CV and motivation letter detailing:

  • Why you want to work for HEINEKEN?
  • What skills can you bring to our organisation?

To: Yeshela Crommelin and Hannah Bakx, at


Key dates

  • Submission deadline: 15th of September;
  • Interviewing dates: 5th of September - 30th of September;
  • Start date: 1st of November.


You will join us in our Amsterdam based office. Right next to our old Brewery in de Pijp. We are looking for someone who is available for 6 months, starting in November.


Please note that all interns must be enrolled at a university for the entire duration of the internship. You will need to provide a proof of enrolment with your application. Applications without this will not be considered.

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