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Career events

Career Networking Events

Jump-start your career at the Career Networking Events

Connect with international UvA alumni and expand your network. Learn how UvA alumni started their career in the Netherlands, gain insight into the Dutch labour market and start building your professional network.

Student-Alumni Career Talks for international students

A female student wearing a UvA jacket is talking to another student during a Career Networking Event.

Each year, the UvA hosts a series of three Student-Alumni Career Talks, each focusing on a different career sector. 

The Career Talks feature a panel of international UvA-alumni who will share their experiences in finding a job in the Netherlands after graduation.

The highly interactive panel discussion is followed by informal networking drinks with fellow students and alumni.

Your benefits when joining

  • Learn how international alumni succeeded in starting their career in the Netherlands
  • Gain insight into the Dutch labour market for non-Dutch speaking graduates
  • Build a professional network with international UvA-alumni who started their career in the Netherlands
  • Learn how you can benefit from the UvA Student Careers Centre and UvA Development & Alumni Relations Office. 

When: Thursdays in March and April

The events focus each on a different career sector:

  1. Research and PhD: 12 March (19:00-21:00)
  2. Creative and Startup: 19 March (19:00-21:00)
  3. Nonprofit and NGO: 2 April (19:00-21:00)

Who is invited?

All international UvA students who are exploring the job market and considering their careers path are invited to join this session.


The Career Talks take place in the Music Hall in CREA (Nieuwe Achtergracht 170, 1018 WV Amsterdam) at the Roeterseiland Campus. 

More information and registration