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Portfolio Analysis Summer Internship

ACT Commodities
Required language
Dutch, English


Who we are:

At ACT Commodities we trade environmental products. What does that mean? We help our clients reach their environmental and sustainability objectives through trading products such as carbon offsets (CERs and VERs), Green Certificates (electricity/gas), and many others. We help our clients maximize their profits whilst reducing risk by utilizing our knowledge and network.

In this position you will work together with traders and be involved in Portfolio Management and Trading Research for the Financial Solutions Department.

ACT Financial Solutions trades Carbon Credits such as EUAs and CERs which are used to comply with EU-ETS obligations. We have access to a diverse range of carbon emissions certifications relating to carbon trading projects all around the world. Our knowledgeable carbon emission traders are perfectly positioned to match corporate compliance with compatible certifications and carbon emission trading projects. Based in the heart of charming Amsterdam’s financial district, ACT Commodities has a global presence and trades a wide variety of environmental products. 



  • You will learn to understand the dynamics of the environmental commodity markets by working closely together with trader and assisting them in their daily trading operations
  • You will help analyzing data and markets and collaborate with the research that leads to new trading ideas
  • You will get aware of all active internal systems and trading policies



  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor or Master's degree: for example in Business, Finance or International relations.
  • Excellent problem solving/analytical skills.
  • Strong interest in financial markets and sales/business development.
  • Strong communication and team-working skills
  • A proactive work approach
  • Fluent in English
  • Able to be in the office in Amsterdam fulltime


We are offering

  • Full-time internship position with allowance and a duration of 3 to 6 months, preferably starting from June 2024
  • International oriented and dynamic work environment, with lots of opportunities to learn
  • Working experience at a leading sales and trading organization
  • Enthusiastic and entrepreneurial team
  • Exciting target incentives