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Intern, Legal

Date: Jun 18, 2022

Location: Hoofddorp, NL, 2132 WT

Company: Bentley Systems

About Bentley Systems


Bentley Systems (Nasdaq: BSY) is the infrastructure engineering software company. We provide innovative software to advance the world's infrastructure – sustaining both the global economy and environment. Our industry-leading software solutions are used by professionals, and organizations of every size, for the design, construction, and operations of roads and bridges, rail and transit, water and wastewater, public works and utilities, buildings and campuses, mining, and industrial facilities. Our offerings include MicroStation-based applications for modeling and simulation, ProjectWise for project delivery, AssetWise for asset and network performance, Seequent's leading geosciences software portfolio, and the iTwin platform for infrastructure digital twins. Bentley Systems employs more than 4,000 colleagues and generates annual revenues of more than $800 million in 172 countries.



Intern, Legal


Location: Hoofddorp office


The Legal Department plays a key role in supporting Bentley’s business in the EMEA & LA regions, which is comprised of ±1000 employees and 35 countries. At Bentley we are offering an opportunity for an ambitious student, currently undertaking a Legal Bachelor/Master study, to gain international work experience by completing a paid Internship within the Bentley Legal department. The Internship will be for a period of approximately 6 months. This Internship is a unique opportunity to work in a dynamic in-house legal department and to be exposed to many different substantive legal issues, jurisdictions and laws.


Term: 6 months, starting as soon as possible


What will you do?

  • Support the Legal Department in completing supplier questionnaire forms, notarizing and legalizing documents and distributing legal documents internal and external
  • Provide support to Legal department in maintaining Bentley’s subsidiaries
  • Assisting with discrete legal translation assignments
  • Research projects/assignments eg, EU public tender regulations and Data Protection law developments
  • Supporting the Legal Department with various other ad hoc projects/assignments
  • Reviewing of physical legal files in Hoofddorp: documents have to be retained or disposed, catalogued and appropriately filed
  • Working with a very hands-on Legal department, exposing interns to various real-life situations


What is expected from you?

  • Currently following a Legal-related study
  • Experience in working with Microsoft Office
  • Very well disciplined and organized with a high level of personal integrity
  • Must have a high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations
  • Ability to work closely with others in a small team
  • Fluent English language ability is essential and a preference for a working knowledge of French. 
  • Other European language ability is an advantage



  • Stipend of max. Eur 450/month on a full-time basis
  • Travel expenses from home to work
  • Health insurance coverage
  • Very international and dynamic working environment, which offers people the freedom to take initiatives and is strongly results oriented
  • Our office is located in Hoofddorp which is highly accessible by public transportation

Bentley is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and considers for employment all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender/gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, religion/belief, national origin, caste, age, or any other characteristic protected by local law or unrelated to job qualifications.

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