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  1. NLBorrelaar
    New Amsterdam is looking for an intern for a period of 5 months (from January –June 2013).

    Who are we?
    New Amsterdam advises and represents companies that want to set up their business on the US market and companies that want to do business on the procurement market of developing organizations. New Amsterdam’s services range from providing US incorporation advice, back office support, market support, market research, to representation services. We are located in New York City. For more information:

    Since April 2003, New Amsterdam has organized the yearly EU UN-Procurement Seminar on behalf of the European Procurement Forum (EUPF), intended to inform European companies how to do business with the UN. The seminar is attended by more than 125 European based-companies and is a joint effort by the Consulate-Generals and Missions of 27 countries within the European Union (EU) that established the not-for-profit organization European Procurement Forum for this purpose. See for more information. The intern will mainly focus on organizing the EU UN-Procurement Seminar.

    The work experience encompasses a variety of tasks including, but not limited to:

    • General support in the daily activities of New Amsterdam
    • Assist in the coordination of the EUPF Seminar
    • Communicate with companies participating in the Seminar
    • Communicate with vendors, such as hotel, venue and catering
    • Schedule network meetings
    • Coordinate logistical arrangements
    • Administrative tasks for the Seminar, such as creating folders and memory sticks to distribute to the participants
    • Supervise volunteers
    • Evaluation of the Seminar with EU companies and EUPF
    • Other related duties as assigned

    You are:
    • a dynamic, hands-on person, no nine-to-five mentality
    • well organized and resourceful
    • with strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral) in English and Dutch
    • knowledgeable in office matters and preferably IT savvy
    • a bachelor student in International Business, Hospitality Management, Public Management or Communications or related
    • you are available for a period of 5 months (starting January until early June)

    What do we offer?
    This internship offers you the opportunity to gain international work experience. During your internship you will receive an expense reimbursement of $ 500 plus a telephone subscription for unlimited local and long distance calls (not international). You will need to purchase the return ticket yourself. Prior to buying ticket you must approve the price with New Amsterdam. The cost of the economy class ticket will be reimbursed based on proof of payment in the first week of your internship.

    Send a motivation letter and resume before October 1st to Thamar Weidema at
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