Who we are
Founded on October 7, 1919, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is the oldest scheduled airline in the world still operating under its original name. We are a very large, dynamic, innovative, and internationally orientated organization, with currently over 32.000 staff members, which makes us one of the largest employers in the Netherlands. In 2015, KLM was chosen the most favorable employer by Intermediair Magazine. KLM has a strong focus on sustainability, and has been ranked the most sustainable airline in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the last decade. Our corporate culture is down to earth, direct, informal, and open-minded.
Characteristics of KLM
Passion, energy, decisiveness. These are characteristics which are typical for a lot of KLM employees. You notice it within the company culture. KLM has a lot of diversity within: departments, operations, cultural backgrounds, education levels and specialisms.
To realize our ambitions for a healthy future, we are always interested in new talents who have something extra to offer our company. KLM offers around 200 internships for Bachelor and Master students annually. Occasionally, it is possible to combine your internship with drafting your thesis. We also have several opportunities for working students and starters vacancies in lots of different fields of expertise, for example within IT, Data Science, Operations Research or within our Commercial department as Flight Analyst. For young graduates with management potential we offer great opportunities within our management traineeships within Corporate Management, Finance or IT.