Internship - Sustainability Reporting

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Date: 23 May 2023

Location: Amsterdam, NL


Internship – Sustainability Reporting


HEINEKEN is looking for you!


Are you a (graduate) student, passionate about sustainability and looking for an experience in an international environment?


HEINEKEN committed to becoming net zero carbon by 2030 for scope 1 and 2 and by 2040 for scope 3. To achieve this ambition we run multiple project and we want to measure the impact of those projects. That’s when carbon footprint reporting is essential.  As part of this internship you will support the annual sustainability reporting cycle by coordinating the overall process, providing supporting materials, managing different stakeholders and reviewing data accuracy.


The internship is based in Schiphol (or partly remote) and available immediately for the duration of minimum 6 months.


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

The internship

During this internship you will work alongside the net zero production and sustainable development team Tasks include:  Coordinating the 2023 sustainability reporting cycle, Preparing carbon, water and waste data for the annual report, Supporting HEINEKEN Operating companies worldwide with environmental reporting, Analysing reporting data, highlighting issues and providing feedback to reporting sites


When you are an intern at HEINEKEN you will:

  • Learn how to apply your theoretical knowledge and to understand business needs
  • 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 ) network
  • Be offered the best Thursday drinks at the Schiphol office - obviously! Here you can try different global and local brands


The terms of employment

  • Your starting date is to be agreed, but could be immediate
  • The internship is fulltime
  • The duration of the internship is for a minimum of 6 months
  • It is a practice-oriented internship
  • You will be based at our Schiphol The Base office at the Giobal Supply Chain Head Office
  • You will receive an internship fee of €500 (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


The start of your internship

Together 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.

The unique you!

You are a student in a relevant field of study and you have the following:

  • Currently studying for a master degree or writing your master thesis in environmental science, business management, sustainability or related field of studies.
  • Basic knowledge of carbon footprint reporting
  • Ability to prioritize and to work in a structured way on projects and individually
  • Strong data analytics and stakeholder management skills
  • Able to work under pressure and multitask
  • Curious mindset and willingness to learn

We believe that everyone has unique talents and are therefore looking for you!

Your field of study is not of critical importance but knowledge of international relations, economics, and/or public affairs is recommended.We believe that everyone has unique talents and are therefore looking for you!The minimum requirements are a Bachelor's degree and a genuine interest in public affairs. International experience is highly valued. 

Conditions of HEINEKEN

  1. You are enrolled at an educational institution.
    1. In the case of non-EU nationality, you must be registered as an intern with a Dutch educational institution.
    2. In case of EU nationality, you may also be registered as an intern at educational institutions outside the EU.
  2. Physical presence at the location of your internship. We believe that you learn most when you can work directly with your colleagues. It is therefore not possible to work completely remote and HEINEKEN does not facilitate housing.

Are you interested in this internship and would you like to apply straight away? Please click on the application button.

Do you want to know more about this
internship or the application process? Feel free to contact Chris Berkhout at           


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 quality, enjoying life and respect for people and the environment. 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 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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