Legal | Compliance Graduation Internship: ESG and Sustainability

Interns and Trainees

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Interns and Trainees

Work Experience

0-1 year, N/A

Educational Background

Other non-technical backgrounds



Remote Work

No (not at all)

Time Type

Part time

Job ID: J-00280473


Are you a bachelor or master student in Law with an understanding of ESG frameworks? Are you looking for a graduation project? If yes, then this assignment could be the perfect opportunity for you!

Background information

ASML is a leading provider of lithography systems for the semiconductor industry. ASML designs, develops, integrates, markets and services these advanced systems, which continue to help major chip making companies reduce the size and increase the functionality of microchips, and consumer electronic equipment.

ASML's Legal & Compliance department is responsible for defining and implementing ASML’s worldwide legal & compliance strategy and bears the responsibility for all ASML entities worldwide to comply with international laws and regulations, in order to minimize legal risks and to maximize legal and commercial opportunities. The Legal & Compliance department consists of a team of highly empowered, business oriented lawyers and compliance professionals, supported by paralegals and assistants, working across the globe and based in Europe, US and Asia.

Your assignment

You will assist the ESG team within the Legal & Compliance sector with various activities in the area of ESG, with particular focus on (emerging) legal requirements and other external legal developments in the area of ESG. the internship entails the following tasks

  • Monitor litigation and legal & regulatory developments on ESG & Sustainability area;

  • Establishment of a legal precedent database covering applicable jurisdictions;

  • Support to L&C newsletter on topics related to ESG & Sustianability;

  • Development of Quick reference card per legislation;

  • Support on daily routine tasks, helping the ESG Business Partner providingg timely advice to internal areas (research, draft of emails, memorandums, etc).

Your profile

To be the perfect match for this internship, you:

  • Are a bachelor or master student in Law;

  • Have a strong personal affinity with and interest in ESG;

  • Are familiar with ESG concepts such as supply chain due diligence, anti-bribery, conflict minerals, etc.

  • Possess great analytic & communication skills and are pro-active and driven.

  • Are profficient in (business) English.

This is a graduation project for 6 to 12 months, for 3 to 4 days per week. The start date is as soon as possible.

Please note that we can only consider students who are enrolled at a school for the entire duration of the internship.

Diversity and inclusion

ASML is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of the company to recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company.  

Other information

Change the world – one nanometer at a time
Become an intern at a Dutch company that’s a global industry leader. You’ll gain valuable experience in a highly innovative environment – one that sparks your imagination and creativity. In addition to a monthly internship allowance of maximum €600 (plus a possible housing and free public transport), you’ll get practical guidance from experts in the field and the chance to work in and experience a dynamic team environment.

ASML: be part of progress
ASML is a high-tech company headquartered in the Netherlands. We manufacture the complex lithography machines that chipmakers use to produce integrated circuits, or computer chips. What we do is at the heart of all the electronic devices that keep us informed, entertained and connected. Every day, you use electronics that simply wouldn’t exist without our machines.

Behind ASML’s innovations are engineers who think ahead. The people who work at our company include some of the most creative minds in physics, electrical engineering, mathematics, chemistry, mechatronics, optics, mechanical engineering, and computer science and software engineering.

We believe we can always do better. We believe the winning idea can come from anyone. We love what we do – not because it’s easy, but because it’s hard.

Students: getting ready for real-world R&D
We’re a global team of about 39,000 people of 140 different nationalities and counting. Headquartered in Europe’s top tech hub, the Brainport Eindhoven region in the Netherlands, our operations are spread across Europe, Asia and the US.

In such an environment, your colleagues may be sitting next door, or they could be thousands of kilometers away in a different country – or even working for a different company.

How will you be part of progress?


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