Have you found an exciting job opening, and would you like to capture the employer’s attention in a convincingly and originally? In this compact online workshop, you’ll be introduced to the how and what of successful applications. Discover how you can think outside of the box, to make your letter personal, intelligent and honest. You’ll get to try creating a link between what the employers seek and you have to offer, in a way that makes you stand out in the crowd.
What is your motivation? What are your qualities and disadvantages – and why? What can you tell about yourself? In this online workshop, you’ll be introduced to an answer to these questions. You’ll get to challenge yourself, in a safe setting with your fellow students and a career coach. After role-playing, you’ll receive feedback and tips. These will let you engage in your interview with confidence.
Registration is possible from 7 weeks up to 2 days in advance.
Registration is possible from 70 up till 2 days in advance.
This workshop is free of charge. You can register if you are currently studying at the UvA, or if you graduated no more than 1 year ago. After registration you will receive specific information about logging in, preparing, etc.
Writing your cover letter is part of a series supporting you in your career development. You can register for each separately:
Your fellow students often opt for this inspiration session, organised at the start of each study period:
Are you looking for a broad orientation on who you are, what is important to you, and what you want to contribute to? These workshops will get you going post-graduation.
On this page, you’ll find more information about cover letters and how employers perceive them. You can find self-assessment tests, videos, and tipsheets on successful job hunting here:
Do you have any questions? Mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.