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HR Intern



People & HR
Leiden, Netherlands
Posted on Tuesday, November 7, 2023



MIMETAS is looking for an enthusiastic intern to support our HR department in the Leiden area, the Netherlands, starting Feb 2024 for a period of 6 months. You will initiate new projects, such as company-wide employee surveys, improve our recruitment protocol, and assist in further optimizing and automating our current HR processes.  


MIMETAS is a leader in the rapidly developing field of human tissue modelling using organ-on-a-chip technology. We think it's time for a new approach in the pharmaceutical industry: humanizing drug discovery. MIMETAS offers human-relevant disease models, designed to reduce the high failure rates of therapeutics in the clinic. As a result, we strive to reverse the unsustainable rise in development costs, while getting more effective drugs to patients. MIMETAS is on a mission to deliver to patients the first generation of medicines fully based on human disease models, using our unique human modelling platform that is comprehensive, quantitative, and scalable. 

MIMETAS has an open culture, where achievements go hand in hand with a fun place to work. Our close-knit team stays successful by maintaining a good atmosphere while working in a highly competitive field. MIMETAS’ headquarters are based in Leiden, The Netherlands and our manufacturing facility is based in Enschede, The Netherlands. We have subsidiaries in Gaithersburg, MD, USA, and Tokyo, Japan. 

Your tasks will include 

  • Implement HR systems/tooling for surveys; 

  • Support with Recruitment and Onboarding activities; 

  • Maintain and update HR documentation, update employee details in HR software; 

  • You'll assist in meaningful projects, for example, our flex benefits program. 

Your profile 

  • You are currently studying for a bachelor's/master’s degree or equivalent in Human Resources, Management, Communication, or Business Administration;  

  • You are enrolled in a school/college within the EU; 

  • You are available to start your internship between January and March 2024 for 6 months (exact timing to be discussed) 

  • You are analytical, detail-oriented, well-organized, and a good communicator; 

  • You have a motivated, flexible, and positive work attitude; 

  • You speak and write proficiently in English; 

  • Ability to work independently in a rapidly changing environment and able to handle working on multiple projects simultaneously. 

We offer 

  • A challenging, 100% position in an international, fast-growing high-tech environment; 

  • The opportunity to work in a leading biotech company; 

  • Ample opportunities for personal development and growth; 

  • A fun team with colleagues from all over the world who love what they do; 

  • Friday afternoon drinks as part of an extensive program of social activities. 


Are you interested in this position? Please apply with your application letter and resume in English via  

our website We will only take applications via this site into  

consideration. We do not appreciate recruiter solicitations in response to this vacancy.