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UvA Career Days (online)

10 and 11 November 2021

Start your career journey at the UvA Career Day 2021. Join the inspirational talks and interactive workshops, and get your CV checked. This year the UvA Career Day is online. And, as always, open to all students at the UvA.

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Programme Wednesday 10 and Thursday 11 November 2021

Preparing for your career can be serious business, but it can also be exciting. And it’s easy to start your journey! The yearly UvA Career Day helps you with your next step. The day includes: 

Inspirational talk: Entrepreneurship by Wibe van de Vijver (10 Nov. 13:00-14:00)

Wibe started his career at Google where he quickly became a Senior Strategist at the HQ in the heart of Silicon Valley. Recently he decided to start his own adventure in order to build a more sustainable social network: Mohi - feed your mind! What are the (dis-)advantages of these different career moves and how has Wibe’s career vision changed over the years?

Inspiration talk: How to start your career by Tom Dekker (11 Nov. 10:00-11:00)

The beginning of any career is an important predictor of future success and happiness and it is important to do it intentionally. In this session you will learn how to make the best decision for your first 'real' job based on your core motivations and innate talents.

Career Workshops

Ace Your Job Interview, how to prepare for Assessments Centres, Career Decision Making, Storytelling, Resilience in Finding Work, Writing Your Cover Letter, LinkedIn, CV Writing, Networking, and more.

CV check

Bring your CV and have feedback from a recruiter or careers adviser. 

Coaching

Discuss your career quest with a career coach.

Organisation and contact

The annual UvA Career Day is organised by the UvA Student Careers Centre.