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Internship | Sustainability and Reporting

Posted 19 Jan 2024
Work experience
0 to 1 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required language
Dutch (Fluent)

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An internship at the world's largest Independent tank storage service provider? Come in action and apply via our website if you are interested.

As Vopak we have been reporting on sustainability items for the last 15 years, on an increasing array of topics, ranging from human rights & inclusiveness to Environment & circularity and governance.

Within the new coming guidelines of the European Union: EU-Taxonomy, European Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) and the proposed Mandatory Human Rights Directive we are looking for an intern that is able to help us with a). Gap analysis and b). Implementation plan.


  • You are a masters's student of Economics, Finance, Sustainability or Corporate Law and you will remain enrolled at a Dutch university for the whole duration of the internship

  • You are living in the Netherlands

  • Available for 5 to 9 months, as from March 2024

  • You are proactive and have affinity in the area of sustainability

  • You are communicative and not afraid to give your opinion

What can we offer

  • An exciting internship in the Global HQ of world's largest tank storage provider

  • Mentorship from sector experts

  • Flexible workplaces, a combination of working from the office and from home, in agreement with the line manager

  • Competitive internship salary

Your role as the Sustainability & Reporting Intern

  • You will be part of the Sustainability Reporting function within Vopak

  • You will help us with carrying out gap assessment vis-a-vis our business peers/ competitors and upcoming sustainability reporting regulations including CSRD and EU Taxonomy

  • You will contribute towards creating and kick-starting a CSRD implementation gap

  • You will get hands-on experience working with financial and sustainability reporting systems and control framework

  • You will work in a small team/task force comprising of colleagues from the Global Operational Team and Financial Team

  • You will get the chance to interact with external parties, such as advisory companies and external financial auditors

You will be based at the Vopak Head Office in Rotterdam.


Please apply via the form through the “Apply” button. We are looking for your application

Vopak is an equal opportunity employer. Everyone is different, and the differences in people allow us to match our ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. That's why we are curious about who you are!

Royal Vopak is 's werelds toonaangevende onafhankelijke tankopslagbedrijf. We slaan vitale producten met zorg op. Met meer dan 400 jaar geschiedenis en een focus op innovatie en duurzaamheid, zorgen we voor veilige, schone en efficiënte opslag en behandeling van vloeibare bulkproducten en gassen. Producten die essentieel zijn voor het bestaan van mensen.
Werken bij Vopak betekent dus waarde toevoegen aan het dagelijks leven van mensen. Wil jij ook impact maken? Wij leren je graag kennen!

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