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Internship – People Operations & Recruitment

Posted 14 Jul 2024
Work experience
1 to 3 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required language
Dutch (Fluent)

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Skip to content MISSION TO METRICSThe mission of The Ocean Cleanup is to develop advanced technology to rid the world’s oceans of plastic. Therefore, our People & Organization team’s goal is to enable our People in a way that they can thrive in doing the best work to accomplish the mission successfully. RESPONSIBILITIESWe are looking for a new intern who will get first-hand experience of the day-to-day activities within our People Operations and Recruitment domain, by closely collaborating with our P&O team. By providing administrative support, you will help strengthen and create a great employee experience for our international crew members. Your responsibilities will include:
  • Deliver general admin support to the P&O team
  • Help recruitment with creating a great candidate experience throughout the hiring journey
  • Supporting the hiring process through job creation and organizing interviews for internal stakeholders
  • Help the people team with notes and preparing agenda for weekly meetings
  • Support with updating administration by drafting agreements, overviews, letters, etc.; arranging PO’s; and taking necessary action when needed
  • Support in ad-hoc projects
  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree with a business administration/HR focus
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel and other Office 365 applications
  • Work experience in a similar position in the People department is nice to have
  • Fluent in English, Dutch is a pre
  • Fast learner who can come up with creative solutions
  • Analytical and tech-savvy
  • Flexible and willing to jump in to help where needed
  • Team player with high cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Energetic and outside-the-box thinker
  • People and service-oriented
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Start date: ASAP - Please indicate your possible start date, duration, and hours per week.
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Candidates are expected to work from our HQ in Rotterdam at least 3 days a week.
  • Candidates are required to be enrolled at a University (Bachelor’s/Master's etc program) throughout the internship

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The Ocean Cleanup develops advanced technology to extract, prevent, and intercept plastic pollution. Our goal is to initiate the largest cleanup in history by mid-2018.

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