Internship Impact 

as soon as possible, 24 - 32 hours a week, 4 - 6 months, € 350 (based on full time)

WakaWaka is looking for a highly motivated, creative and proactive Impact intern committed to contribute to our mission: sharing the abundant power of the sun with more than 1.2 billion people worldwide who live without access to light and power, and another billion who live with sporadic access at best. WakaWaka’s products not only cater to this group but to all of the seven billion women, men and children on the planet, regardless of age or geography, position or predicament. We believe that everyone has the right to access safe, affordable and renewable energy solutions.

As our Impact intern you will support our Impact Manager with the daily operations. We give you the opportunity to be part of a fast growing company committed to social impact in an environment where you will learn a lot about the day to day business of a social enterprise.


What will you do?

  • Daily operations; mails, contact with partners

  • Research project / Data analyses on our Rwandan operation (based in the Netherlands but in cooperation with our Rwandan colleagues).

  • Researching & fact checking and ‘go to’ for impact data on WakaWaka and the sustainability and development sector in general.

  • Generate Impact Stories to share with our Agent’s of Light.


Who are you?

  • You like research and data, you are analytical and you like writing about the findings in an inspiring way. Experience and interest in qualitative and quantitative research is a must.

  • You have an interest in WakaWaka’s vision and goal and are passionate to contribute.

  • You are capable of building structure in a chaotic environment.

  • You are creative, independent, flexible, responsible, analytical and practical.

  • You have affinity with emergency relief, development aid, social entrepreneurship and sustainability.

  • You have knowledge of the current debates in the development and sustainable energy sector.


What have you done?

  • 3rd year WO bachelor or masters.

  • Field of study: International Development Studiesor similar.

  • Preferably experience with relevant work activities or projects next to study.

  • Dutch as first language with above average knowledge of English, spoken and in writing.


Why WakaWaka?

  • A dynamic young, enthusiastic and passionate team.

  • Productive working climate; working hard and having fun go hand in hand.

  • Lots of responsibility, free to give your own input.

  • Satisfaction! And directly generate impact.


Need to know

  • Reports To: Impact Manager

  • Start Date: as soon as possible

  • Position: (minimum) 24 - 32 (maximum) hours a week

  • Duration: preferably 6 months (minimum 3 months)

  • Remuneration: 350 euro for 40 hours

  • Office location: Haarlem


Are you ready for an unforgettable experience?

Please send your motivation and CV to


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