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Internship carbon algorithm development and carbon tooling for hoteliers

Internship from September 2019 onwards (early start is possible) at Bookdifferent.com, the Netherlands.

Would you like a challenging and varied internship at an innovative startup in the travel world, with a focus on sustainability? Then look no further because we have the best internship for you!

Bookdifferent.com is an innovative hotel booking site, that would like to make the travel industry more sustainable. We do this by giving consumers and businesses an insight about the level of sustainability of accommodations and destinations. By doing so we make it easier to book green accommodations and visit sustainable destinations. Bookdifferent.com is the first organization in the world that has brought together 14.000 certified hotels, added the staygreencheck and has calculated the CO2 emissions of 1.8 million hotels.

Bookdifferent.com is the winner of the
2018 Sustainable Travel Award

You will graduate on 'carbon algorithm development and carbon tooling for hoteliers in the tourism industry’. At bookdifferent.com green indicators are our core business. Improving on carbon algorithm and bringing it towards HCMI compliance and enrolling our recently launched new product: www.hotelcarbonfootprint.com for hoteliers will be your core assignment.

Work

  • The renewal of a model that calculates the CO2-emissions and energy use of accommodations as part of the CARMACAL model and the background of the emission numbers provided by bookdifferent.com.
  • Launch the hotelcarbonfootprint.com tool in the market and rollout in the market to interested parties on a global scale
  • Marketing and communication of the new tooling to relevant stakeholders

Looking for

  • Level: technical university
  • Pragmatic, independent and innovative
  • Statistics and mathematic calculations are making your heart beat and accuracy is part of your middle name
  • You have knowledge of and can work with Microsoft Word, Excel and SPSS or alike programs
  • Strong communication skills (English and/or Dutch)
  • Passion for sustainability and tourism

Period

From September 2019 onwards (early start is possible).

Where

Bookdifferent.com is located in Hilversum, the Netherlands.
Bookdifferent.com
Arendstraat 16
1223RE Hilversum

Salary indication

  • 0 euro
  • Depending on the type of internship, but at least 3 days per week in the office
  • If you don’t have a student discount card for public transport you will get an allowance for the days that you travel to Hilversum.

Interested or questions?

Mail Lonneke de Kort at: lonneke@bookdifferent.com