What is your study programme?
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What is your study programme?


Last modified on 01-03-2024 12:04
Do you already know what you want to do after you graduate? The UvA will be happy to help you explore the possibilities.
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What is your study programme?
  • Working after graduation: how to go about finding a jobWill you be graduating soon and do you want to work after your studies? If you are not sure how to go about this, you will find some steps below that will help you find a job.
  • Work and health insurance (international students)If you’re working alongside your studies or doing volunteer work, you must get Dutch health insurance even if you're already insured elsewhere.
  • Work experienceDuring your studies you can gain work experience in your field by doing an internship, getting a study-related part-time job or assisting with research, for example. At the same time you'll gain professional skills that will serve you in any career.
  • UvA Student Careers CentreThe Student Careers Centre is here to help with your career development. You can contact us to discuss your options, ambitions and doubts at any time during your studies. Take part in one of our events, have your CV checked, get personal advice from a career adviser or read our online tips for shaping your career. You can make use of our services for up to a year after graduation.
  • Vacancies and the UvA Job BoardThere are a number of places you can look for jobs, part-time jobs and internships.
  • Career consultationDo you want to start with your career and labour market orientation? Discuss your questions, doubts and plans with a career advisor.
  • Career eventsThere are many career events that you can participate in. Most events include employer contact, job application workshops and personal career advice.
  • InternshipsInternships can take place during or after your Bachelor's or Master's programme. The internship is usually an elective or extracurricular. For some degree programmes, the internship is compulsory.
  • Applying for a jobOnce you have completed your degree, or if you want to gain work experience before graduation, you will need to apply for jobs. The UvA Student Careers Centre will be happy to support you in preparing for this. Use our tips to get started on your own, or follow a workshop or training course.
  • Future perspectives after your studiesAs a student, you may not always have a clear picture of your options on the job market. Learn how to research your future job prospects and who you can talk to about your career options.