Sustainability Internship


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Join our HelloFresh Family

At HelloFresh we love food and our mission is to change the way people eat forever. That change comes conveniently packaged in a box - a HelloFresh Box, filled with the best fresh ingredients. With our meal boxes with easy to cook recipes and fresh ingredients, we are driving change in the quickly evolving food industry. From developing our recipes to delivering the boxes - the customer is at the center of everything we do. Our aim is to make every meal a moment to look forward to, for everyone at the table. No surprise then that data is our friend and for us, learning never stops. We make quick but informed decisions and as a fast-growing company, we value flexibility and speed.

We need you!

For our young and passionate team, we are looking for a Sustainability Intern from February 2022 for 5-6 months. Working in the Business Development team you will support the successful implementation and tracking of sustainability projects. You will support the Sustainability Coordinator with research, data collection & analysis, performance tracking and cross-functional project management on initiatives related either to Sustainable Packaging or Responsible Ingredient Sourcing. You will be based at our Headquarters in Amsterdam.

You’ll be working on:

  • Performing research on latest developments in sustainability to advise on the best course of action for the sustainability program;
  • Collecting and efficiently storing data on our ingredients and their packaging;
  • Contacting suppliers to better understand responsible sourcing policy;
  • Analysing sustainability information to generate insights for sustainability initiatives and communication on sustainability;
  • Tracking and reporting on sustainability metrics, using Excel/Gsheets and Tableau dashboards;

Are you our new colleague?

You have some work experience, for example a previous internship, and are looking to apply your skills in sustainability. You have at least a Bachelor’s degree (or are in the final year of your Bachelor’s degree) in a field related to sustainability (e.g. Earth/Environmental Sciences, Sustainable Innovation, Sustainable Business, International Development). You have a passion for the topic of sustainability and are motivated to drive change and make an impact in the food industry. You have in-depth knowledge on the themes of sustainable packaging or sustainable food production, and are keen to apply it in a business environment. You don’t shy away from a challenge and are able to perform in a fast-paced and continuously changing work environment. Data management and analysis are key skills, and you must be comfortable working in excel. Experience in Tableau or other dashboard-building software is preferable. You are fluent in English and Dutch.

What do we offer you?

  • Make a serious impact on the sustainability program at HelloFresh, ensuring we achieve our strategic goals for 2022 by reducing our environmental footprint.
  • Learning and development opportunities plus the opportunity to request training specifically for your role and career with us
  • Freedom of idea and initiative, execution and implementation of your own ideas
  • The opportunity to engage and collaborate with our colleagues across the globe
  • A discount on your weekly HelloFresh box
  • Our FreshEnergy program including bootcamp, mindfulness walks, Headspace subscription, webinars and other events
  • Healthy lunches and fruit in the office (disclaimer: surprise treats from our recipe developers likely to come your way too)
  • A collaboration with OpenUp for your mental wellbeing
  • FreshFriday inspirational talks with HelloFresh ambassadors
  • Discounted health insurance with Zilveren Kruis
  • Travel reimbursement to the office 
  • An amazing team and office in AMSTERDAM check it out here
  • And of course, you’ll get a compensation of 500 EUR gross per month, based on 40-hours.

What does the recruitment process look like?
After applying we will look at your application. If we see a match, we will invite you for a video call to get to know each other. Are we still positive? Then we proceed to the assessment stage, where you will perform an assessment to determine if you have the necessary skills for the job. After that, we will schedule an online interview with the hiring team to get to know you better. We will schedule the (online) interviews as quickly as possible, to make sure you'll know as fast as possible if you can start at HelloFresh! 

You’re hungry for more?
Nice, we got you covered! Apply now below with your complete application documents, gladly also without a photo and without stating nationality, marital status, gender, religion or other discriminatory characteristics. 

At HelloFresh we celebrate Diversity, Inclusion, Equity and Belonging. We are committed to building teams that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

We’d like to work with our own recruiting agencies. Proactive talent acquisition is therefore not appreciated.

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