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UvA Career Skills Week

Acquire work skills and meet employers

The UvA Career Skills Week takes place annually in February. All students at the UvA are welcome to attend. You can (pre-)register from December onwards.

Explore your options

Do you know what you will be doing in your first job? Are you interested to know what skills are top priority in your industry these days and in the future? During the Career Skills Week you can immerse yourself in today’s workplace.

  • Workshops by professionals from different sectors about relevant skills in the workplace (e.g. Improving healthcare with Extended Reality, Nationaal Energietraineeship (in Dutch), Design Thinking: from problem to functioning, How to start your own business, Consultancy skills, Working for the EU, Working at a content agency (in Dutch), and much more)
  • Career workshops about CV, LinkedIn, Cover letter and Networking
  • Feedback on your CV, from a recruiter
  • Personal career advice

Not sure which direction you want to go after your studies? Be inspried by the participating companies, or sign up for a personal career consultation.

Get an impression of one of the previous editions

Organisation

The UvA Career Skills Week is organised by the UvA Student Careers Centre.