Venture Capital Internship

Venture Capital Intern

SHIFT Invest, Amsterdam

4 months or more

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What will you get?

Nice to have

What will you do?

What will you get?

  • Get in touch with innovative startups and entrepreneurs;

  • Be an integral part within the core activities of Shift Invest;

  • Bring a positive change to the Food & Agriculture, Green Industries, Energy and Mobility & Logistics sectors;

  • Prepare and present the internal deal-flow, external notable deals, and monthly macroeconomic developments to the investment team;

  • Having the opportunity to attend incubators, start-up events and industry related conferences.

Nice to have

  • Affinity with innovation, sustainability, technology, and finance;
  • (Completed Bachelor or) Master;
  •  Are able to communicate in both Dutch and English.

What will you do?

  • Support a team of investment professionals in their daily practices related to investing, managing and exiting early stage companies;

  • Scrutinising business plans;

  • Conducting market analysis;

  • Defining the potential climate impact of these start-ups.

The vacancy

As an intern at SHIFT, you are an integral part of the team, scouting start-ups ready for growth and assisting in assessing business plans and market potential. During your 4+ month internship, your working activities will include evaluating pitch decks, performing market analyses, attending events, etc. Join our diverse and experienced team committed to accelerating innovation by supporting the creation of great companies across the Food & Agri, Green Industries, Energy, and Mobility sectors.

“I was looking for a job that would require both analytical and strategic thinking, and that would allow for long-time involvement. VC offers me both, and the enthusiasm of the entrepreneurs is contagious. The team, the drive of the entrepreneurs, and being able to actively participate in combating climate change make SHIFT the right place for me.”

– Sophie van Weede

“During my internship at SHIFT, I had the opportunity to make an impact and learn a lot at the same time. The varied projects and working within different markets and technologies made for a very educational experience. The highlight of my internship was visiting the startup fair in London with my team.”

– Laura Mulder

“Working for SHIFT, I get a lot of energy from closely working with ambitious and impact-driven entrepreneurs. Investing in successful and impactful businesses requires analysis and research, but the interaction with the teams of our portfolio companies and prospective investments is what inspires me the most.”

– Bart Budde

Application process

Working at SHIFT Invest

SHIFT Invest is a venture capital fund that exclusively invests in innovative start-ups with a significant positive environmental impact potential. As an impact investor, we take financial and impact risks that conventional investors are not able or prepared to take. 

We do this by investing across 4 verticals: Energy Transition, Smart Food & Agriculture, Green Industries and Sustainable Mobility & Logistics. We work with a diverse and experienced team committed to accelerate innovation by supporting the creation of great companies.

Read all about SHIFT Invest