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Internship Active Ownership

Type:
Research internship
Description

Robeco Group is a large asset-management company. As a responsible shareholder, Robeco highly values good corporate governance and sustainability. We are convinced that being a committed shareholder can enhance shareholder value in the long term. The Governance & Active Ownership department’s activities include maintaining an active dialogue with the companies in which Robeco invests on issues in the field of corporate governance and corporate social responsibility. This department also exercises voting rights worldwide on stocks in investment funds managed by Robeco. The Governance & Active Ownership department also works to ensure that Robeco’s corporate operations are sustainable, this includes policy development, implementation and reporting

Profile

The Governance & Active Ownership department has a vacancy for a motivated intern, who has an affinity with sustainability investing and corporate social responsibility. During this internship you will find out how Robeco enters into a dialogue with the companies in which it invests on sustainable themes such as good corporate governance, human rights and the environment. You will make a contribution to this process. You will also help work towards establishing responsible corporate operations at Robeco worldwide.

The Governance & Active Ownership department has a new vacancy for an intern, starting on August 1, 2017. The duration of the internship is six months.

Application Procedure

Current enrolment in university is required for this position. We are looking for an enthusiastic student in the last phase of university education with affinity for sustainability and corporate social responsibility. Master students are preferred as the position involves independent thinking and conducting advanced research.

For more information about this internship, please contact Peter van der Werf, Engagement Specialist (tel: +31 (0)10- 224 23 41, e-mail: p.van.der.werf@robeco.nl) Interested?

You may also send your response by e-mail. Applications will be treated with the utmost confidentiality.

https://www.robeco.com/en/careers/job-openings/internship-governance-active-ownership.html

Desired Academic Background
Economics, Earth and Sustainability, Social and behavioural sciences
Preference for bachelor or master student:
Master students
Starts:
August
Length:
6 Months
Occupation:
Fulltime
Language:
Dutch or English
Apply Before:
31/05/2017

Organization

Name:
Robeco
Additional:
Active Ownership
Address
Weena 850
3014 DA Rotterdam
Website:
https://www.robeco.com/en/

Contact details

Name:
Peter van der Werf
Email:
p.van.der.werf@robeco.nl
Address
Weena 850
3014 DA Rotterdam
Telephone:
+31 10 224 2341