Intern Programme Assurance

Position : Paid internship – Programme Assurance

Responsible to : ASCs Head of Programme Assurance team

Responsible for : Supporting ASC’s programme assurance team

Location & contract : ASC offices, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Date written : March 2019


The programme assurance department at the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) is currently looking for:

Intern Programme Assurance

Are you a hands-on person who would like to gain experience in multi-stakeholder work in a fast-paced and international environment? Do you want to get involved in quality and control for assurance purposes? Are you available for at least 6 months?

Join the ASC for an exciting and challenging internship where you will learn a lot and develop new skills in a short time. The field of responsible aquaculture is moving forward rapidly and our programme assurance team needs support.  The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop their understanding of assurance practices while gaining practical experience in database work, data screening, preparation and analysis. 

Key responsibilities
You will work within and support of the programme assurance team’s (PAT) day-to-day activities. We give you direct responsibility and your own projects in order to work independently. You will help prepare, revise databases, and assist in the processing of the certification related documents.  You will also work closely with your PA team members to analyse data and assist in various matters. There is also time to develop your own ideas to help further your personal development.

What we are looking for

  • Fluent in English (spoken and with a high standard of written English)
  • Willingness to use initiative and work independently
  • Hands-on mentality
  • Good organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Experience in working with databases, PMSs, CRMs (Salesforce) and websites (WordPress) is a plus
  • A demonstrable interest in Quality and Control is a plus
  • Valid working permit for the Netherlands. Student status needed
  • Minimum availability of 6 months

About ASC
The ASC is an independent, not-for-profit organisation established in 2010 by World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and IDH The Sustainable Trade Initiative. We are a global organisation working with aquaculture producers, seafood processors, retail and foodservice companies, scientists, conservation groups and the public to promote the best environmental and social choice in farmed seafood. Aquaculture is the fastest growing food production system in the world. As the industry grows, so does its footprint on the environment and on local communities. ASC’s mission is to transform the aquaculture sector towards environmental sustainability and social responsibility. For more information go to 

Recruitment Process
If you are interested to join us as soon as possible, please send your CV and covering letter to For questions you can reach us on +31 30 239 31 10

Start date: as soon as possible

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