Intern Open Innovation and Partnership 

Wavin is currently looking for an Intern Open Innovation & Partnership to join our team in our Head Offices in Zwolle or Amsterdam, the Netherlands. If you want to make a difference and experience supporting a purpose-led company, please read on and learn how you can help our changing world.

The internship

Within our Open Innovation and Partnerships department we lead and facilitate the global business units in securing sustainable business growth, accelerating strategy execution and to transform towards new business areas that create value add solutions for our customers.

This department has a strong external focus, works closely with start-ups and is transformational by nature. The Open Innovation & Partnership department is a recently launched discipline. We’re looking for an intern who can help shaping the department process, support in market analysis and start-up reviews. You need to be a team player, eager to learn, willing to share your opinion and have a strong drive for results. Best match is expected with Business Administration, Innovation Management or New Business Development students. A detailed scope of the internship assignment will also depend on learning objectives of the student. You will be reporting to the Global Director Open Innovation & Partnership.

Our culture

Wavin understands and celebrates diversity with over 12.000 employees in over 40 countries. We provide a collaborative and supportive culture in where we encourage our people to develop their talent. In addition to working with an enthusiastic, professional team in an international environment, you can actually be part of our future growth. Embark on a transformative journey that will ignite your passion.


Wavin is part of Orbia, a community of companies bound together by a shared purpose: to advance life around the world. With over 22.000 employees worldwide, Orbia is committed to contribute to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, by bringing resources, cultures, and ideas together to promote sustainability and regenerative practices.

Contact us

To learn more about this position, please contact Simone Stolte  via +31 640097360. To apply, please send an e-mail with your CV to

Acquisition based on this vacancy is not appreciated and unsolicited applications from third parties will not be accepted.