Description

The IT department at Greenpeace International is seeking an IT Intern to join
their fun team!

This full-time IT Internship will be for a period of 6 months and the position is located in Amsterdam. The proposed starting date is 1st May 2020.

You should have the ability to learn quickly, be flexible and be able to work outside of your comfort zone. Strong communication skills are needed in order to explain complex technical terms in a simple manner. 

As IT Intern you will be working very closely with the local IT team and with different departments within our organisation. The local IT Team provides IT support for multiple Greenpeace Organisations.  Experience has shown that our interns are able to develop themselves personally and professionally and our team develops and benefits in turn.

The candidate will have the opportunity to choose their own developmental path, which can be tailored to their interests. Previous colleagues have focused on learning a new coding language, navigating the command line, getting a taste for machine learning and web/mobile app development. This internship will allow the ideal candidate to explore some exciting new topics that Greenpeace International feels is necessary to further our environmental goals. 

The only real requirement to be able to tackle these things is a keen willingness
and ability to learn quickly and think outside the box.

Please refer to the fine print for internships listed below.

Requirements

What we are looking for:

  • The capacity to learn quickly and adapt is the core requirement for any candidate
  • A passion for working with tech
  • Independent learning while also working closely with a team
  • Willingness to travel
  • Support-minded

Compensation benefits

Interns residing within/up to a distance of 150 km from the office in Amsterdam are entitled to 400 euros net as monthly stipend. Interns residing beyond 150 km from the office are entitled to 800 euros net as a monthly stipend.

Organisation 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

Internships fine print:

  • Please note that we can only accept interns who have the right to reside and work in the Netherlands.  
  • An Internship is intended for students or recent graduates who have completed their studies within the last twelve months.
  • Interns residing within/up to a distance of 150 km from the office in Amsterdam are entitled to 400 euros net as monthly stipend. Interns residing beyond 150 km from the office are entitled to 800 euros net as a monthly stipend.

Applications must be in English and include a cover letter. The application must include a written confirmation that you have a student and/or work and/or residency permit for the Netherlands.  

 You may apply here.  Deadline is 31st January 2020.

Please contact our recruiter at recruitment.int@greenpeace.org, should you have any additional question about this internship. 

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. We recognise and value the benefits and strengths that diversity brings to our employees and the whole organisation and we thrive in an environment that encourages respect and trust. We do not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship, colour, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic and would like to invite you especially to apply!

 

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Teresa Da Silva Moreira

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Working with Greenpeace means surrounding yourself with supportive, positive and inclusive people while doing work that challenges you in many ways.