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Career Exploration Talks (in Dutch and English)

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. The first block, ‘Sustainability Day’ will be held in Dutch. The second block, ‘The Intercultural Workplace’, is in English.

Orientation to internship or starters job

These sessions are designed to help you in your process of personal orientation and growth. We all know that the orientation for an internship or starters job may be unpredictable. Whether you have no clue yet on what you want to be ‘when you grow up’, or have it all figured out already: these talks will give you that gentle nudge to orientate on your career wishes and plans.

  • Every first week of a new study period you can join the Career Exploration Talks, alternated in English and Dutch.
  • Do research on your motivations and wishes, learn from experts and share your knowledge with fellow students.

The information below will be supplemented, so keep an eye on this page for updates.

  • Block 1: Sustainability Day in Education (Thursday, 10 October 2019)
    • Thursday, 10 October 2019, from 14:00-16:00
    • Language: Dutch

    During this Career Exploration Talk, on Sustainability Day for Education in the Netherlands, we will explore what it means to you to study and later on work in a sustainable, green, manner. How do you make sustainable career choices?

  • Dates and info next Career Exploration Talks

    The Intercultural Workplace

    • Wednesday, 30 October 2019, from 10:00-12:00
    • language: English

    More information to follow.

    Speaking inspiringly (Inspirerend spreken)

    in cooperation with UvA Communications Office

    • Wednesday, 15 January 2020, from 14:00-16:00
    • language: Dutch

    More information to follow.

    Career skills

    • Wednesday 5 February 2020, from 14:00-16:00
    • language: English

    More information to follow.

    Resilience (Veerkracht)

    • Wednesday, 1 April 2020, from 14:00-16:00
    • language: Dutch

    More information to follow.

    Surprise

    • Wednesday, 3 June 2020, from 14:00-16:00
    • language: English

    More information to follow.

  • Practical information
    • Target group: Dutch and international students and graduates of the UvA until one year after graduation
    • Participation: a minimum of 25 participants
    • Language: English and Dutch talks
    • Costs: free of charge
    • Location: Roeterseiland Campus (REC). Participants will be informed of the precise location after registration
    • Organised by the UvA Student Careers Centre (Student Services).

    Send in your suggestions

    Do you have an inspirational topic or other suggestion? Please let us know via studentcareerscentre@uva.nl.

  • Conditions
    • Participation is free.
    • You can register up to 2 months in advance. That is the reason you may not see the date you wish in the registration form yet.
    • After your registration, you will receive an automatic confirmation.
    • In case you’re not able to participate, please follow the link in the automatic confirmation email to cancel your participation. That way, you give your spot to one of your fellow students.

Full programme Student Careers Centre (International)

Full programme Student Careers Centre (Dutch)