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Date: 30-Mar-2023

Location: Amsterdam, NL


Internship – Culture & Leadership Development



HEINEKEN is looking for you!

Every day we work with pride on our great products that you have certainly had in your hand at a party, during a work meeting or at home on the couch. HEINEKEN is much more than just beer. What about brands like Cristal Clear, Royal Club, Heineken 0.0, Amstel Radler and Birra Moretti. We actively work to create a pleasant work environment where everyone feels respected and has equal opportunities. Your personality, knowledge and skills are the success of our organization.


The internship

In this internship you will join our Culture & Leadership Centre of Excellence which is part of the Global Talent & Leadership (GT&L) team. Our team is responsible for bringing to live the new HEINEKEN Behaviours and a significant shift in our company culture. The team is dynamic and comprises people from different countries and backgrounds.

During your internship you will get the opportunity to get to know HEINEKEN as a company, also outside your department. We give you the trust and freedom, so you can work like a real entrepreneur. We like to bring the outside world inside and therefore we embrace new, fresh ideas with enthusiasm. Of course, always with the guidance that is right for you.


Your responsibilities will be amongst others:

  • Support the implementation of different programmes from our Continuous Listening Strategy (Climate & Pulse surveys);
  • Support leads or stakeholders throughout every step in the process, including query resolution, guidance or by developing information materials;
  • Support the implementation of our Climate Community initiatives and engaging everyone around our events.
  • Coordinate and support work for the other Centres of Excellence within the GT&L team.



The unique you!

  • Currently in study for a bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Psychology, Human Resources, Organizational Behaviour, Economics or Business
  • Fluent English language required
  • Familiar with general office tools (Microsoft)
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with various stakeholders
  • Comfortable working independently on tasks and at the same time be a team player
  • Assertive, pragmatic, resilient and a can-do attitude
  • Strong personality with the ability to work in a demanding and fast-paced environment
  • Awareness and passion for Human Resources topics and trends impacting the future of leadership and the future of the workplace, work and workers
  • Ability to coordinate different tasks and the work of others (often more senior to you), analyse and support detailed data and processes


The terms of employment

  • Your starting date is appr 20 April 2023
  • The internship is fulltime (in consultation also 4 days a week possible)
  • The duration of the internship is 5 or 6 months (in consultation with your internship supervisor)
  • You will be based in our global Head Office in Amsterdam
  • You will receive an internship fee of €500 (HBO/WO)
  • You will enjoy 2 vacation days per month (based on fulltime)
  • If you do not have a student OV product, your commuting expenses will be fully reimbursed
  • You are enrolled at an educational institution for the full duration of the internship – this is a must-have prerequisite
    • In the case of non-EU nationality, you must be registered as an intern with a Dutch educational institution
    • In case of EU nationality, you may also be registered as an intern at educational institutions outside the EU



The start of your internship

Our purpose as HEINEKEN is to brew the Joy of True Togetherness to inspire a Better World. With a diverse group of interns from different departments you will start your internship at HEINEKEN. Together you will be introduced to the organization. Furthermore, you can organize fun activities with your fellow interns.



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The company

HEINEKEN has been a market leader for more than 150 years. We have a family history and Dutch heritage that we are proud of. This pride is reflected in our entrepreneurship, and we take it with us in everything we do and where we go. We are brand builders and the indispensable link between the breweries and the perfect beer in people's homes or on the terrace.

Together we stand for our core values: passion for consumers & customers, courage to dream & pioneer, care for people & planet, and enjoyment of life. We always advocate responsible alcohol consumption, feel closely connected to Dutch society and local communities, and constantly strive to improve our impact on the planet.

Embracing and celebrating diversity is at the heart of the purpose of HEINEKEN to "brew the joy of true togetherness to inspire a better world." We believe that people are as diverse as our brews - including and not limited to gender, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, nationality, social background, disability and thinking style - enrich our lives and strengthen our business. We welcome and consider applications from all qualified candidates, as we advocate for a culture of belonging that provides fair and equal opportunities for all.


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