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Career events

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.

Career Exploration Talks

In the 1st week of every study period

An introduction to exciting career topics and personal development. Learn from experts and fellow students, be inspired and gain insight into you next career step.

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.

UvA Career Day

Career Skills Week

Yearly in February 

During the Skills Week you can indulge yourself in today‚Äôs workplace. We invite employers to host workshops on todays most important business skills. There will also be company fair and a wide range of career workshops. 

UvA Career Skills Week

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.

Career Networking Events

ITEA: International Talent Event Amsterdam

Yearly in April

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. 

International Talent Event Amsterdam