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Corporate Sustainability

As a leader in sustainable investing, Robeco recognizes the importance of meeting the sustainability standards to which we hold companies we invest in. That means, we ‘Walk the Talk’ when it comes to our own operations, which is one of the six pillars of Robeco’s Sustainable Investing Strategy.

We are looking for an intern to work with and support the Corporate Sustainability Officer on a broad range of activities related to and internal coordination of our corporate sustainability for a period of 4-6 months.

Your key responsibilities:

  • Assist on coordination work connected to Robeco’s Sustainability Report;
  • Conduct customized research relevant to climate change, sustainability reporting regulations, frameworks and benchmarks; company level and country level research;
  • Carry out quantitative and qualitative work to support the reduction of the carbon footprint of Robeco’s operations;
  • Support the Corporate Sustainability Committee and Robeco Foundation.

The exact focus and scope of the role will be agreed together with the intern.

Are you interested?
Send your availability for a full time internship, your 2 minute motivation video together with 2 SI publications and your CV to SI_Internships@robeco.nl.
Available internships

Skills and attributes for success

  • Undertaking a Degree, preferably a relevant discipline, for example environmental engineering, sustainable development or finance and economics with a strong interest in the sustainability field.
  • Knowledge and interest in sustainability related areas or topics;
  • Skills in research, planning and writing;
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills;
  • Team player, self-motivated, proactive and committed;
  • Inquisitive and willing to learn.

A successful candidate will enjoy doing research, liaising with multiple stakeholders, translating the findings into actionable products (e.g. reports, tools, presentations); planning as well as coordinating activities.

You can apply by sending your application at SI_internships@robeco.nl.

Make sure to include the following information in your application: 

  • 2 minutes motivation video 
  • CV mentioning date until you are enrolled at university 
  • Writing sample that helps us assess your writing and research skills on a sustainability-related topic.

All applications will be treated with the utmost confidentiality. An assessment and integrity test may be used in the selection procedure.

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