Project Coordinator for SapientNRG

Business Studies and/or Management Science, Engineering and/or Technology, Social Sciences
10 May, 2021 to 27 Aug, 2021
14 May, 2021

General information

3 months

We at SapientNRG are looking for an enthusiastic, highly organized and proactive intern to quickly lead us to the independence and prestige the project is currently aspiring to. Due to the recent growth of our project, competent leaders are needed more than ever before. 



Do you want to be part of an exhilarating project, in the charming city of Amsterdam, alongside an international team of passionate change-makers, all the while you help us march toward future-proof social and ecological sustainability? If you answered yes, then we have the perfect internship for you.

About us

We are a social business dealing with environmental and social issues through different projects and collaborations. Sapient Social & Environmental Enterprises was established in 2016 and consists of a team of young inspired individuals, from all over the world who dedicate themselves to stop food waste, renew democracy, provide local green energy solutions, and help other social businesses in their path to positive impact.


This is the engineering project branch of Sapient SEE. Here we strive for sustainability mainly by tackling the issue of renewable energy. The damage the world has endured over the past century is not irreversible; we want to change the momentum towards a clean high-tech world.

Our Product

We are currently working on the MagneticGEN, a power bank that can harness the vibrations deflected onto it and transform this mechanical energy into electricity. Its field of use is wide, with so many undervalued vibrations around us. It will be an asset to the Dutch renewable energy empire.


Job Description

We at SapientNRG are looking for someone who has excellent communication, organizational and leadership skills. Someone who is excited about developing new ideas and optimizing internal processes. The right candidate will have a keen interest in sustainability and strongly identifies with the mission of making the world a better place.

As a padawan your tasks will include:

  • Ensuring consistent communication and collaboration within departments.

  • Keeping track of all the project’s departments workflow and ensuring objectives are being met before the target time.

  • Assisting in the definition of project tasks and resource requirements.

  • Planning and coordinating product development activities to ensure timely completion.

  • Developing best practices to optimize product development procedures

  • Keeping track of the communication with our partners.

Do you fit our profile?

  • Majoring (or has majored) in a business related field OR has previous experience in project management

  • Has professional proficiency in English (Dutch is a big plus)

  • Knowledge of basic engineering concepts is an advantage

  • Interested in social entrepreneurship and/or social startups

  • Responsible, proactive, creative and a team player

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving abilities

  • Available for at least 3 months 

What we offer

This is a non-paid internship. So what’s in it for you?

  • A more in-depth understanding of social business and its social & environmental impact,

  • The opportunity to participate in a dynamic, proactive and young environment,

  • Autonomy and flexible working hours,

  • The power to make a difference,

  • The opportunity to acquire new skills, learn and grow,

  • Amazing colleagues.

Internship Details

  • Currently we are looking for a new intern to join us for a minimum of 3 months.

  • The internship is unremunerated

  • Due to Corona restrictions, it is possible to work remotely. It's also possible to work from our office Ferdinand Huyckstraat 62, 1061 HW Amsterdam.


If this position sounds appealing to you please send your CV and motivational letter to [email protected] (all documents must be in english). Make sure to include “Internship Application Project Coordinator MM.YY – MM.YY)” in the subject header with your exact dates of availability.

If you are applying from outside the EU and plan on moving to Amsterdam but you do not have a working visa, please ensure that you sort out how you plan to arrange your stay in the Netherlands. We do not offer any assistance regarding visas and permits, this includes sponsorship letters.

We look forward to hearing from you!



No financial compensation
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