Utrecht, Netherlands

Kick-start Your Career in the Netherlands

when 20 July 2021 - 24 July 2021
language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 475

Due to the covid-19 outbreak, this program has been cancelled for 2020.

As an international talent finding a job that fits your ambitions and interests in the Netherlands can be challenging. Can you find your way on the Dutch job market? What are the opportunities and trends in your field of expertise? How do you create a stunning profile? How do you develop and use your professional network in an effective way? Which regulatory issues do you face when searching for a job in The Netherlands as an international talent? How do you prepare for a new working culture? This course helps you entering the Dutch job market or making a next move in your career!

This course provides you with insights into the Dutch job market related to your field of expertise and Dutch working culture. It teaches you how to create a stunning profile, how to develop and use your professional network effectively and you discuss the rules and regulations that might apply to your situation. You gain insight into your talents and how to describe these in your CV, motivation letter and job interview. At the end of the course you have created a career strategy which helps you entering the Dutch job market or making a next move in your career! The course consists of three individual job hunting support sessions of 90 minutes with one of the job coaches of Talent4NL and will be tailored to your ambitions, talents and needs. The sessions will be scheduled on an individual basis in the week of 17-21 February 2020. There is no final examination included.

Course leader

Maggy Ovaa

Target group

International talent at the end of their course (bachelor, master or PhD) who are ready to enter the Dutch job market or young professionals who want to take the next step in their career.

Course aim

After taking the course you are ready to enter the Dutch job market successfully. Upon completion of the course you are able to: -Analyze the opportunities on the Dutch job market in your field of expertise; -Apply the knowledge of the Dutch job market and Dutch working culture in your job search -Create a professional profile according to Dutch standards -Create a professional network and use it effectively for your job search -Apply the insights into your talents to your job search -Present yourself during network meetings and interview -Create a strategy for your career with a clear and realistic ambition and steps to get to there Results: • Optimized CV and motivation letter for vacancies in the Netherlands • Activated professional network in the Netherlands • Increased success when entering the Dutch job market or making a next career move

Fee info

EUR 475: Course + course materials

- Early bird discount: if you apply for this course before January 1st you will receive 10 % discount on the course fee
- Course materials are included in the course fee and will be provided on the first day
EUR 200: Housing fee (optional)

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