psps consultants, based in the Hague (the Netherlands) is an agency, specialized in foreign direct investment (FDI) and export consultancy (market analysis, market development and marketing communications). We work for individual Dutch/foreign companies and at the same time for international governmental institutions, that financially support these companies, aiming at increasing export volumes. By organizing these missions, we have developed sector know how and an active company network. This network helps us to service inbound (foreign) companies into the Netherlands with their international business development, meet companies with a need for export assistance in other EU countries and identify potential investors for foreign EU regions (FDI).

psps consultants is furthermore one of the founders of exportimpulse!, a network of professional service providers. The network consists of 4 different partner offices of which every partner supplies a special service according to the motto: „Everyone should do what he does best.” A professional team specialized in different fields (marketing, sales, communication, law and taxation) ensures a successful business development.

Through the development of the brand name exportimpulse! during the past years, the network has gained reputation among commercial, (semi-) public export circles in the Netherlands and Germany as a qualitative market player in the area of collective trade development.

Since 2008, psps consultants has expanded its activities to cover other important countries, which means assisting Dutch companies abroad or foreign companies penetrating the Dutch/Benelux market. Next to Germany (under the name exportimpulse!) and the German speaking countries, we work together with experienced around the globe . Our focus lies on the German speaking countries and Eastcoast US, but also regularly have projects in the UK  and France.

Services:
Export
Market analysis (export strategy)
Market development
Individual Company support: Distribution (Partner selection up to business set up)
Collective Company support: Trade development
Market cultivation  (Marketing-Communications)

Investment
Investment search

2. What can you expect from us??

As a student with interest in a (commercial) international career in the field of marketing/business/internationalization, you can get some useful experiences at psps consultants. With us, you get to know how the different business sectors are linked to each other, how they are economically dependent of each other and how to realize distribution- and export plans.

Through an internship in our company you get the chance to actively support our cross-border teams that accompany companies with their export- and travelplans on the selected market. In our team, you will get an own area of responsibility within a project, e.g. contacts to companies that are participating in one of our projects and the accompanying organization of journey, seminar etc. During your internship, you will be supported by one of our experienced project managers, that will be your mentor /contact person for all your questions during your stay.

The clear advantage of your internship in a smaller company ( 6 team members) lies in  the direct integration and active cooperation in all of our projects, the intense and personal mentoring as well as regular, direct feedback to continuously improve.

What do your tasks at psps consultants look like?

Preparation of market analysis and location study
Supporting partners with international business development
Independent work in direct interaction with clients, e.g. developing databases of possible target groups or acquisition via telephone
Support in project management (events, seminars, trainings)

3. What do we expect from you?

Academic studies, e.g. Business Administration with focus on marketing / market research or comparable studies; begin/mid of main studies
German or Dutch mother tongue; very good level of English, both written and spoken
Organizing ability; eye for important details
High motivation, enthusiasm, service orientated
Independent and self-responsible worker
A “Maker” – somebody that likes to work independently and field orientated
Very good knowledge of MS Office (esp. Word and Excel)
Commitment, initiative, teamwork and working independently
The duration of the internship is appr. 4-6 months, with a monthly compensation.

If you are interested in an internship at psps consultants, we are looking forward to receive your CV and your letter of motivation, in which you describe why you would like to do an internship in the area of export / internationalization in the Netherlands.

Please send your CV and letter of motivation to Peter Sanders: psanders@pspsconsultants.nl