Communications internship


Are you looking for an internship in the field of communication, in an international environment where you can contribute to the energy transition and a more sustainable world? We are looking for a curious, entrepreneurial and energetic communications intern for a period of 4 – 6 months. 

At Vattenfall we aim to enable fossil free living. Our team contributes to this goal by creating a positive impact in the way Vattenfall is perceived amongst stakeholders, both internally and externally. Thereby supporting the Business Areas and other teams within Vattenfall on communication topics, challenges and opportunities.

We are looking for creative talents that share our mission and want to strengthen our team Business Communications during an internship. You will contribute to developing and executing creative communication plans. Moreover, we aim to provide a learning environment, where you are able to develop your skills in the communication field and knowledge of the energy transition.

What are you going to do? 

  • Support internal activation of activities, events and campaigns
  • Help develop activities, tools, content or other communication means that engage our employees on our corporate story and business strategy
  • Research and identify communication opportunities and suggest ideas to improve our communications

About the team
As an intern in the Business Communications Team you will be part of an international team, who are located across Vattenfall location. You will be based in Amsterdam. In our team we closely collaborate with other team in Staff Function communications, and the business.

Jouw profiel

Who are you? 

You are a (communications) student (preferably Master or in your 3rd or 4th year of studies) eager to contribute to Vattenfall’s mission of driving fossil free living:

  • You are enrolled in a WO/HBO study in the Netherlands
  • You have strong written and verbal skills. Both in Dutch and English.
  • You are pro-active, creative, curious and organized
  • You are a team player, who is also able to work independently on your own tasks

Extra informatie

What can we offer you?  

  • Challenging role to make the most of your skills and learn many new ones  
  • Strong team ethic and highly supportive colleagues  
  • Opportunity to work in international, interdisciplinary teams involved in some of the industry’s most high-profile projects 

We offer an internship allowance of EUR 500,- (based on full time – 40 hours).
You will get a company phone and laptop to work from. An internship at Vattenfall will give you the chance to gain invaluable work experience in a relevant discipline as well as applying your knowledge in a practical setting. It could also jumpstart your career: in fact, many of our interns have gone on to develop careers at Vattenfall. Let’s find out together how your superpowers can contribute to our purpose to power climate smart living. 

At Vattenfall you can really make a difference. A new, sustainable world with clean energy for all. That’s your mission. Working on the future of our energy supply and  consumption. Safe, secure and adjusted to customer expectations. Innovation has no boundaries for you. Solutions for sustainable energy are to be discovered together. That’s why you want to work with people who inspire and challenge you and get the best out of yourself. You are looking for an environment where you can fulfil this mission.  

Duration of the Internship
4-6 months for 4-5 days a week. The starting date can be discussed, preferably as soon as possible. Apply directly, we are interviewing candidates on an ongoing basis. We would like to receive your curriculum vitae and motivation letter via the application button.

For questions about the internship, you can reach out to Maud Kaan (Communications Advisor) For questions regarding the process please contact To be able to do an internship at Vattenfall it is required for the educational institute to sign a non-disclosure agreement. Please check with your educational institute if this is a possibility.

Diversity and inclusion – in everything we do 
At Vattenfall we build on the fact that diverse teams can outperform homogeneous teams. But we can only unleash and leverage the power of diversity, if we make everybody feel included. Read more about our important work on diversity & inclusion:  

Over ons

We have been electrifying industries, powering homes and transforming life through innovation and collaboration for more than 100 years. Empowered by our goal, we are determined to enable fossil free living within one generation. To succeed we, as one of Europe’s leading energy companies, must be fossil-free ourselves. But that’s not enough. That’s why we are looking beyond our own industry, to see where we can really make a difference. Join us in our journey towards a fossil-free life within one generation. Want to learn more about what we do? Visit

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