Intern, Privacy

Date: Aug 31, 2023

Location: Hoofddorp, NL

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, Privacy


Location: Netherlands




At Bentley we are offering a unique opportunity for an ambitious student, currently undertaking an undergraduate or post graduate legal degree, to gain international work experience by completing a paid internship within the Bentley’s Corporate Responsibility team focusing on privacy and data protection. This is a unique opportunity to gain in-house experience in a global technology company and develop legal and data protection skills.


Bentley’s dedicated privacy team works with every business unit of the company, including HR, marketing, compliance, all areas of the business, and the wider legal team. The successful candidate will work closely with Bentley’s Global Data Protection Officer and receive mentoring from experienced lawyers and professionals.


Term: 6 months


What will you do?


  • Assisting in carrying out privacy risk assessments and data protection impact assessments in relation to new or updated products and services.
  • Helping to refine and mature internal privacy and data protection processes.
  • Liaising with various business units across the company to collect and document information about data processing activities and data transfers.
  • Reviewing and analysing new privacy and data protection legislation around the globe and other legal developments, including case law and regulatory guidance; and
  • Preparing internal memorandums and guidance documents.

What is expected from you?


  • A current student pursuing a bachelor’s, master’s, or PhD degree in law or a related area of study who has completed coursework, or has a strong interest in, the area of privacy and data protection law.
  • Excellent writing, communication, and legal research skills required. 
  • Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint skills desirable; familiarity with other technology a plus.
  • English language skills essential; fluency in additional languages would be valuable.



  • 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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