Be a dreamer, make the difference! Join #VFInternship in our EMEA HQ in Stabio, Switzerland.
VF EMEA Internship Program is a 12 month journey aim to develop and boost future talents on their early career path. As we are in the business of unleashing human potential, driven by the ideas, energy, and commitment of our people, you can expect a dedicated and structured learning path and hands-on experience.
VF Corporation is one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies connecting people to the lifestyles, activities and experiences they cherish most through a family of iconic outdoor, active and workwear brands including VansÂ®, The North FaceÂ®, TimberlandÂ® and DickiesÂ®. Our purpose unites us and leads us to pursue our goals, together. This is our calling.
We are looking for a CSR and Sustainability Intern to join VF EMEA Internship Program.
WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?
You will support the VF sustainability team in implementing VF sustainability strategies. This internship will provide you with a holistic understanding of how to lead and master sustainability projects.
Support the Sustainability team in the integration of circular economy principles into the day-to-day business, which will include:
Map prospect partners for circular business models (e.g. repairing) at the country level.
Create a database of recycling technology providers in EMEA.
Support the team in bringing CE projects to life, engaging with internal stakeholders across the organization (e.g. brand teams, Finance, Legal, and Operations).
Support VF brands and commercial teams in fulfilling product sustainability information for key commercial partners.
Support the VF sustainability team in gathering brand data to meet governance demands (e.g. Higg BRM).
Support the VF sustainability team in collecting brand product data to assess carbon impact and define roadmaps to meet VF Science Based Targets .
Support team in collecting and analysing data on all packaging-related initiatives, including compiling monthly status updates, and supporting Brands in adopting more sustainable packaging options.
Support the Sustainability team in driving internal engagement through a different set of tasks, including:
Owning VF EMEA sustainability playbook to showcase all VF/brands sustainability initiatives.
Collecting ad hoc sustainability information to reply to media inquiries.
Managing country-level questionnaires on VF environmental performances
Drafting decks to pitch or update on sustainability projects.
Creating quarterly newsletters to share internally S&R projects and achievements.
HOW WILL YOU MAKE A DIFFERENCE?
You will have a student status while beginning an internship or you are going to graduate between January – April 2024 – it’s a must.
You are fluent in English with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
You have curious mindset with passion for working with people.
You are eager to learn and face up new challenges.
First experience such as other internships, extracurricular activities, is considered as a plus.
WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU
Tailored 12-month development path.
An inclusive environment where people of diverse backgrounds, lifestyles and nationalities love working together.
A supportive feedback-based culture where respect and integrity guide us in what we do.
Access to the gym and subsidized canteen in the office.
Up to 50% discounts on our brands.
Shuttle bus to the office or discount to public transport (dependent on your location).
KEY INTERNSHIP INFO
Start date: April 15th 2024.
For the first 6 months your salary will be 1600chf/month, while for the following 6 months it is 1900chf/month.
We cannot grant that internship will lead you to the permanent position, but thanks to the effective training 70% of interns are staying in the company after the internship period!
ARE YOU IN? Apply now – early application increases your chances!