CITIES is looking for an intern! Do you want to work with us on our project WASTED?

Internship: WASTED Project Intern


Duration of position
6 months

Basic requirements
Keen interest in innovative urban development and local, circular economies, Background in urban studies or related field field of social sciences, Dutch and English writing skills, part-time availability

How to apply
Send motivation letter and CV to barbara(at)citiesthemagazine(dot)com.

WASTED is a community LABORATORY for small-scale reprocessing of plastic waste. In the initial stages, the project is located in Noorderpark in Amsterdam Noord. The main goal is to work with the local community to up-cycle plastic waste collected from the neighborhood into products for the neighborhood because plastic collection should have a positive purpose and goal for those that make the effort to recycle.

WASTED is developing along the following activities:

• Collecting community plastic
• Reprocessing waste with kinetic sport processing machines
• Addressing neighborhood needs
• Organizing educative summer waste programs
• Establishing a long-term waste up-cycling economy

In this respect we are looking for a junior producer.

• Doing field research amongst the local community in Amsterdam Noord
• Online communication – social media and blogging
• Production of events and activities
• Assisting the project manager

You have:
• An interest in innovative urban development, circularity and co-creation on a local community scale
• A background in Urban Studies or a related field of social science
• Excellent Dutch and English writing skills
• The possibility to commit to this project for 3 days a week for 6 months

We offer:
• The chance to be part of an innovative project from the start
• Experience in production, research and communication in the creative sector

To apply, send motivation letter and CV to barbara(at)citiesthemagazine(dot)com. The position is open until filled.

If you are interested, please also contact els.hegger(at) to discuss supervision!