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Learning & Development Intern

Hours per week
40 hours


GrandVision is a global leader in optical retailing and delivers high quality and affordable eye care to more and more customers around the world. The high quality eye care offered by GrandVision includes a wide range of services provided by its vision expert, prescription glasses including frames and lenses, contact lenses and contact lens care products, and sunglasses both plain and with prescription lenses. These products are offered through leading optical retail banners which operate more than 40 countries across Europe, the Americas, the Middle East and Asia. GrandVision serves its customers in over 7,000 stores and with more than 36,000 employees which are proving every day that in EYE CARE, WE CARE MORE.


Some key figures:

  • 7,000+ stores in more than 40 countries
  • 30 retail banners
  • over 700,000 store visitors per day
  • ~16 million prescription glasses sold
  • Revenue 2017: EUR 3,5 billion
  • EBITDA 2017: EUR 552 million
  • Over 36,000 employees


Developing Careers & Potential

Within all GrandVision companies we recruit for a career, not just a job. We are passionate about customer satisfaction and develop our people to look for growth potential within the job and within the company. Our preference is to always promote internally where possible. So, wherever people start, there’s always somewhere else to go. We strive for continuous improvement and our new recruits help us to further raise the future potential of our company.

Our whole business is full of people who have gone on to achieve a successful career through experiencing a variety of different roles in different locations and area of our business. We continually support and develop our people who have the desire, ambition and potential to grow.


Are you a student with organizational skills, with a passion for Learning and do you want to gain experience within a multinational? Take this opportunity! Within GrandVision we are looking for an intern in our Learning & Development team.

Learning and Development Intern, Amsterdam Area

As an intern you will be part of the Learning & Development team within People & Culture team at the GrandVision HQ. This team, located in Amsterdam, is responsible for the strategy and facilitation of learning interventions for GrandVision employees across the globe.

You will cooperate fully with the team and work together with international team. You will get responsibility in different projects that focus on our Learning & Development initiatives.

Reports to

Head of GrandVision Academy

Main purpose of the role:

  • Organization of GrandVision’s bi-weekly Beer & Learn sessions

  • Support (countries & GV business) the L&D-team on their daily activities

  • Communication of training activities

  • Practical support during training interventions

  • Support on the development of GrandVision’s brand-new Mobile Learning App

  • Next to that there is plenty of opportunity to develop and share your own vision and ambitions in Learning & Development.

Required qualifications/level of education

You are a Bachelor or Master student, in the final year of your graduation, preferably a specialization in the areas of: Human Resources or Learning & Development.

Core competencies/ Personal attributes

· Highly adaptable to new environments; with a natural ability to embrace learning and develop through experience. High level of energy and ambition to realise a positive impact

· Creative and proactive

Key skills, knowledge and experience

· High proficiency in English (written/verbal as we operate in an international team)

· Willing to learn, diplomatic and ability to communicate and influence

· Good interpersonal skills and team spirit

· Organizational skills and ability to work in autonomy

· Working experience in a demanding environment


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Application process

1. Apply
2. 1st interview
3. 2nd interview
4. Offer
5. Hired

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