Internship / Working student position | ESG 

Do you want to contribute to the exciting world of ESG matters within the financial industry?

Do you have enthusiasm for the growing ESG, sustainability & impact trends within the financial industry? Do you have a hands-on mindset and love to contribute to the development of ESG? Then you might be the ideal colleague to join our team for an internship or working student position!

About us

– Investment firm founded in 1981, based in Amsterdam and Düsseldorf

Invested in 160+ companies and EUR 270m assets under management

Sector-specialised teams for Technology, Healthcare and Food & Agri, and stage-specialised teams for venture and buy-out

Strong reputation and track record and a network of leading entrepreneurs, investors and industry-experts

Fun and entrepreneurial team of motivated professionals with diverse backgrounds

Value creation through hands-on support, cooperation and extensive expertise in Technology, Healthcare and Food & Agri

About your role

Actively contribute to the development of the Holland Capital ESG methodology framework and database (a.o. benchmark data collection)

Collect and analyze ESG data on key sustainability-related topics directly from portfolio companies

Contribute to the ESG due diligence process during pre-investment across both venture & growth as well as growth & buy-out. Work with the investment teams to ensure ESG due diligence information and views are incorporated into the various reports.

Monitor and follow up with international, European, and Dutch regulations (Taxonomy, SFDR, CSRD etc.)

Support the finalization of Holland Capital’s environmental footprint assessment

Assist in the preparation of communication materials on ESG at Holland Capital and help improve awareness of ESG related aspects within Holland Capital

Who we are looking for

You are available to contribute to the activities described, this internship is not a research/thesis oriented position

– You have enthusiasm for the ESG, sustainability & impact trends within the financial industry

First practical experience in the field of sustainability would be beneficial

Knowledge of common ESG and/or impact standards and frameworks (e.g., GRI, SFDR, CSRD, UN Guiding Principles, EU taxonomy) is a big plus

You have an academic or college background ideally with a focus on sustainability, sustainable finance, impact, climate, circular economy etc.

– You have the ability to work independently and proactively

You are an analytical, charismatic and pragmatic person

You are comfortable with Microsoft (Excel/PowerPoint/Word)

You are fluent in Dutch and English.

What do we offer

– Open to discuss duration period and time commitment per week (minimum 2 days a week)

Ability to gain insights and experience in an entrepreneurial setting

A fast-paced working environment with challenges which let you grow day by day

– The opportunity to contribute to the growing importance of ESG matters within the financial industry

Responsibility from the start within a non-hierarchical environment

Competitive salary based on experience and availability

Work with and learn from a highly experienced team of both passionate and fun people

Delicious lunch, unlimited boat parties on our Holland Capital boat, a great ski trip, several yearly team-building events and free access to the gym.

Passionate about ESG, entrepreneurship, and a fast-paced working environment? Please send us your application (short motivation and CV) via

* These requirements give an indication of the profile we are looking for in this position. Research shows that mainly male candidates apply at a 60% match and women at a 100% match. Do you not meet all the requirements but do you think this is the position for you? Then we invite you to apply.

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