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Career events

Build your global network and prepare for your future career

On this page, you can read about the Career events organised by the Student Careers Centre, in cooperation with other UvA departments, companies and the city of Amsterdam.

UvA Career Day

Yearly in November

We invite inspirational speakers to broaden your horizon and we organise a wide range of career workshops. You can get feedback on your CV and discuss your question with a career coach.

Career Skills Week

Yearly in February 

For the UvA Career Skills Week, we invite employers to host workshops on today's most important business skills. Also, you can choose from a wide range of career workshops. 

Student-Alumni Career Networking Events

Exclusively for international students

Yearly in February and March

International UvA alumni working in the Netherlands in different industries will be invited to tell their career story. You will get a lot of useful information, you can ask questions and start building your professional network.

ITEA: International Talent Event Amsterdam

Yearly in April or May

Organised by a combination of higher education institutions in Amsterdam to make sure you, as an international student, can orientate on and get in contact with Dutch employers. There is a company fair, feedback on your CV by recruiters and personal career advice. 

Beta Career Event

Yearly in Spring

The Beta Career Event (BCE) is the annual recurring career fair in Amsterdam. This event is especially for ambitious science students and young professionals from various disciplines.

With a great variety of businesses ranging from startups to multinationals, the Beta Career Event is an excellent opportunity to connect yourself with companies and discover your career possibilities.