True Price Intern

Are you ready to make a real impact with your analytical skills? Are you driven to make a difference in the world by working on themes such as value chain transparency, making products more sustainable, impacts on the living environment, human rights improvements, and preservation of biodiversity? Would you like to work with a growing number of farmers, producers, shops, wholesalers, cafes, restaurants, and supermarkets on true pricing?

We are looking for an Intern to strengthen our True Price team. The True Price team focuses on realizing sustainable products that are affordable to all by enabling consumers to see and voluntarily pay the true price of products they buy.

We are hiring a True Price Intern

Your role

In this role, you will be part of a team that supports our clients (corporates, SMEs, and public sector) to engage with True pricing. This entails calculating true prices, contributing to reports, and providing insights to help clients improve the true price of their products. You work closely with team members focusing on the food sector and will be working on internal and client projects with regular team check-ins. At the start, you will do supplementary analysis under close supervision, as it involves client work. Soon you will get more responsibilities and support throughout all phases of a project’s cycle.

Your responsibilities

  • Contributing to true price analyses based on primary and secondary data.
  • Conducting analyses to help companies to improve their impact
  • Working together with our data, software and research teams

What do we offer?

  • A dynamic, flexible and stimulating working environment with a professional and young culture.
  • A 6-month full-time internship, 32-40 hours per week
  • Active coaching, regular training (onboarding, team training, consulting training, etc) and supervision
  • Access to a strong network (partner-organizations, board members)
  • A compensation of €385 per month for interns with a completed Bachelor’s degree, €605 per month for Interns with a completed Master’s degree and commuting costs up to €275 per month, based on a full-time internship
  • Perspective on a job in case of excellent performance
  • Functional work areas: Impact, Sustainability, Strategy, Economics, Environment, Life cycle assessment and Finance.
  • Additional benefits: Laptop.

Your profile

You are looking for hands-on professional experience in a stimulating environment, where you will learn a lot and get the opportunity to work on projects that have an impact. You want an internship at a social enterprise that works based on solid analysis, sustainable innovation and transparency. You are looking for an opportunity to learn about and contribute to a cutting-edge field that meets a fast-growing demand among private, public and non-governmental sector organizations worldwide.

  • Completed Bachelor’s degree and working towards a Master’s degree
  • Sustainability and/or quantitative background or proven interest (coursework in sustainability, econometrics, statistics, mathematics, physics, information sciences, life cycle assessment and/or industrial ecology)
  • Affinity with sustainable development, business consulting, economics, social or environmental sciences
  • Background in agriculture and experience with programming and databases is a plus
  • An ambitious person with a drive to improve the world.
  • Ability to write in English at an academic level. Dutch fluency is a plus.

Are you ready?

Do you recognize yourself in the above profile and feel the drive to make a change? We would love to get in touch! Please apply for this position by sending your resume and cover letter to recruitment@impactinstitute.com. We will review applications on a rolling basis.

Questions? Do not hesitate to get in touch with us. We prefer direct contact with our applicants; therefore, we do not work with intermediaries.

About Impact Institute

The Impact Institute is a social enterprise. Our mission at the Impact Institute is to empower organizations and individuals to realize the impact economy. We do this by creating a common language for impact through the publication of open-source standards and by providing the tools, training, and services to implement those standards. We give organizations – multinationals, SMEs, NGOs, governments – the information needed for sustainable risk management, innovation and stakeholder management. Read our Vision and Mission to learn more about us. The Impact Institute team also powers True Price.

True Price is working towards making products more sustainable, by structurally decreasing the social and environmental damage in the value chain. We aim to do so by calculating, showing, and improving the true price of products. The objective of true pricing is not to make your products more expensive, but to make them more sustainable. You will work in a new and growing team.