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Are you an international UvA student or recent graduate and considering starting your career in the research sector? At this first Student-Alumni Career Talk in a series of three you will have the opportunity to expand your network and learn how UvA alumni started their research career in the Netherlands.

Event details of Career Networking Event: Research and PhD
Date 7 February 2019
Time 19:00 -21:00
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Jump-start your career at the Career Networking Events

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

Research and PhD sector in the spotlight

The research and academic sector has its own unwritten rules and culture. On the whole, it involves hard work in a fast-paced environment that has its own demands and rewards . Understanding the dynamics of academia will help you to decide whether a research career is the right fit for you and will aid you in successfully applying for a research position.

Other Career Talks

Also interested in a career in a different field or sector? The UvA is hosting three Career Talks that will each highlight a different career sector. The events take place on:

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