Note: we currently only offer internships for native 🇳🇱 Dutch, 🇫🇷 French, 🇩🇪 German or 🇸🇪 Swedish speakers, please don't apply if you are not a native speaker of one of those languages!
We always have opportunities for internships at Springest. You'll find some of the involved circles and roles below. Our aim is always to hire interns that would consider working for us after their studies as well, because we invest a lot and expect a lot back from you. We therefore also prefer (near) full time interns, but it's definitely OK to combine it with your thesis research.
🇳🇱 Stages bij Springest, natuurlijk ook in het Nederlands! 🇫🇷 Les stages chez Springest sont aussi pour les frenchies! 🇩🇪 Praktikum bei Springest, natürlich auch auf deutsch! This site is written in English, because Springest is an internationally oriented company. Of course we also offer local internships, but it's important that you are comfortable speaking and writing English, to communicate with your international colleagues.
Listen to the experts (our interns)!
We could tell you a lot more, but prefer to let our interns speak for themselves. Read stories on Glassdoor (an independent employer review site) by:
Alexander Arzoni, finance intern doing bookkeeping and financial reporting . Alexander now works full time for Springest in several financial roles, you could call him a Junior Financial Controller.
Anne Fleur van der Wal, finance intern doing bookkeeping and administrative customer support. Anne Fleur now works full time at Springest in a learning provider customer success role.
Juul Noordzij, customer service intern who did her extensive thesis research for her study "Culture Organization and Management" about how Holacracy impacts employee engagement and motivation. Now works full time for Springest as a learning advisor.
Niels Zee, marketing intern who ended up working with us full time, moving from Amsterdam to our Berlin office in the process
Monica Rivas-Smit, international (UK, Belgium, France) business development intern who got in at boardroom level and got out with a great presentation (see video below) about her time as an intern at Springest.
Rogier van Rooij, business development intern who spent a lot of time researching sales opportunities and then reaching out himself, learning lots of tools and processes in the mean time.
Monica's experience as an intern at Springest
Overview of Springest internships (stages bij Springest)
For every internship we need at least one of the mentioned languages as (near-)native speaking and writing abilities.
Marketing internships (Marketingstages) 🇳🇱 🇩🇪 🇫🇷
Internship overseen by: Bram Speelman. You will work closely with the SEO and content marketing roles. Together you ensure that Springest is on top when people look for learning. You will get experience in one of the most important disciplines in online marketing: Search Engine Optimization. A perfect kickstart of your career within the online start / scale-up scene. Note: native Dutch, German or French language is required for this internship.
Writing content for Springest and external parties (for linkbuilding / PR).
Approaching other websites (via email and phone) for sharing content and placing links to Springest.
Researching and defining potential projects for other teams to improve our platform.
Sales / business development internships (Verkoopstages) 🇳🇱 🇩🇪 🇫🇷
Working with and learning from our international business development team of 10+ people. Internship overseen by: Ewout Meijer. Your responsibilities might include:
Pioneering the expansion of our business into a new market. Opportunities occur dependent on ongoing business development. For example the expansion into the Belgian and French markets.
Performing market research in the Learning & Development sector of new potential markets
Researching & improving user happiness: are we helping our users reach their full potential?
Learning how we striking deals & partnerships with learning providers
Researching opportunities to better leverage the existing product features and our network
Data quality internships (Datakwaliteit / onderzoek stages) 🇳🇱 🇩🇪
Internship overseen by: Detmar ter Huurne. As a Data support intern you will learn how to give feedback on support questions from providers and partners on data integrations, for learning products, user reviews, and bookings. You will derive the user needs and process requests with the Product team to automate these integrations further. Next to that, you will have the chance to write scripts to preprocess data, and improve on data quality and quantity on our platform. For example, scraping data from websites, API or other data resources, to add to Springest.
Customer support internships (Klantenservice stages) 🇳🇱 🇩🇪 🇫🇷
Working with and learning from our Provider Success team of 6 people. Internship overseen by: Samir Bashandy. Your responsibilities might include:
Researching ways to service our customers better in a scale-able way, now and in the future
Providing support to our customers and processing the feedback directly into our product/service
Doing in-dept market research, how is the provider landscape developing and how can Springest benefit from this.
Exploring ways to expand our businessmodel by adding value for providers
Creating and analysing overviews of competitors in the market (or new markets)