Sustainability Intern, Sustainable Transportation and Environmental Management

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Ready for a ride on the wild side? 🚴 Join the Swapfiets team and help revolutionise the world of urban mobility! Our mission is simple: Making cities more livable, under the motto ‘use more, buy less’. Do you see a challenge instead of a problem? And are you ready for an acceleration in your career? Then you are ready for the Swapfiets adventure!

Your Role

Our team is looking for two motivated interns to help us with our sustainability ambitions. As our intern you will be part of the Sustainability team, and reporting to the sustainability project manager. We lead sustainability initiatives, and work across the entire organisation. We aim to share the right data, tools & insight to let other teams make the most sustainable decisions. At Swapfiets, interns get plenty of room to grow, fail, learn and succeed by actively contributing to a team of passionate people.

What will I be doing?

As a sustainability intern, you will have the opportunity to be involved in an assignment from start to finish. We have a number of different topics that you could work on, related to one of our sustainability goals: a 100% circular product, a climate neutral company, and adopting a sustainable mindset in everything we do. The specific project that you will focus on is flexible, but whichever this is, you will be responsible for:

  • Building and owning the project plan
  • Involving different departments in the project definition, planning, execution, completion and communication
  • Gathering and analysing relevant data
  • Choosing the format for delivery and ensuring successful roll out.

On the side of this project, you will be supporting the sustainability team with their ongoing work, which could include tasks such as:

  • Data analysis (e.g. climate impact, circularity, diversity, equity & inclusion)
  • Researching relevant topics, trends and policies
  • Content creation and working to increase engagement internally and externally

Job requirements

Your Profile

  • Be available for an internship from August(6 months)
  • Be available for 40 hours a week
  • You live in (or near) Amsterdam
  • Passionate about sustainability/circular economy
  • Enrolled in or recently graduated from a University/HBO programme focused on a relevant field of study, e.g. sustainable development, circular economy, environmental studies, etc

What we offer

  • An internship compensation of 500 euros per month;
  • A challenging internship with projects & deliverables of your own;
  • Working in a young and fast-growing company;
  • An intern group with monthly meetings to learn new skills and have fun with our interns;
  • Be part of the Swapfiets road to expansion! Leading the movement toward more liveable cities;
  • Your own Swapfiets of course 🚲

Pedalling Towards Inclusivity at Swapfiets!🚲

At Swapfiets, we believe in the power of diversity and inclusivity. While we are proud of the progress we’ve made, we acknowledge that we still have work to do to create the inclusive environment we envision. We are committed to continuous growth, learning, and fostering a workplace where everyone’s voice is heard and valued. Join us on our journey to make Swapfiets an even more vibrant and inclusive community!


  • You can now directly apply for this vacancy.
  • As soon as we think that you’ve got what it takes to qualify for this position, our recruitment team will reach out to you to check some basic information and ask you about some of your previous successes related to the role.
  • Next, if we believe there is a match, you will be invited for an interview with the sustainability project manager.
  • Are you and Swapfiets still as enthusiastic at the end of the process? Then you will receive an offer to join the Swapfiets Sustainability Team!


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