The Global HR team at Greenpeace International is looking for an HR Intern to support the Global Talent Acquisition Project Team with the external benchmarking phase of a project.

The internship will  entail comparing Greenpeace’s performance metrics against NGOs and corporations to show both the value delivered from the existing practices as well as opportunities for future improvements.

We are offering a  full time internship for a period of 3 months with the possibility to extend it until 6 months.  The candidate must be based in Amsterdam.
Please see internship fine print below

Your main tasks will include (but are not limited to):
Work with the Global HR Project Manager and Project Team  to:

  • Select processes to benchmark
  • Identify the key performance metrics
  • Choose companies / organisations to benchmark against 
  • Collect data on performance and practices
  • Analyse the collected  data and identify opportunities for improvement
  • Draft report and any relevant material to share findings 



What we are looking for:

  • Commitment to Greenpeace’s values and goals
  • A degree in Organisational Psychology, Human Resources or other related field
  • Fluency in written and spoken English; second working language an asset
  • Being able to work in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines
  • Flexible attitude to shifting work priorities
  • Humour and positive attitude to get things done

Compensation benefits

Remuneration is by a modest monthly contribution towards cost of living of €400 for those already resident in the Netherlands, and €800 for non-residents.

Company description

Greenpeace is taking action all over the world for our planet’s future. Our volunteers, activists and staff come from all corners of the globe, cover the age spectrum and come from all walks of life. What they all have in common is their commitment to working for a green and peaceful future for everyone. With creative local actions for the planet they positively affect their communities, their countries, and ultimately, the world at large.

Contact information

Applications must be in English and comprise of a CV, cover letter and written confirmation that you have a student and/or residency permit to work freely in The Netherlands.
Fine Print:
Internships are full-time (40 hours per week) for a period of three months or more.
An Internship is intended for students or recent graduates who have completed their studies within the last twelve months.
Remuneration is by a modest monthly contribution towards cost of living of €400 for those already resident in the Netherlands, and €800 for non-residents. 
Unfortunately, due to legal constraints, we can only accept candidates who have a student and/or work and/or residency permit for the Netherlands.

The deadline for applications is 12th March 2019 at 23:59 (CET). You may apply here.
For any additional information, please contact
Greenpeace International is an equal opportunity employer with a longstanding commitment of providing a work environment that respects the dignity and worth of each individual. You can find out more about our diversity and inclusion policy here.


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Ashley van Es

HR Project Manager
Working at Greenpeace International is a breath of fresh air.  I work with driven, resilient and optimistic people that make saving the environment a priority.