UvA Career Day

Open to all UvA students: Dutch and international

The UvA Career Day will take place on Thursday, 9 November 2017, from 12:00-17:00, in CREA at the Roeterseiland Campus.

Event Career Day (zowel NL als EN)

During the UvA Career Day, you develop your career skills, learn about labour market trends, explore and take your next steps. As such, you will increase your chances for a successful job application.

Shape your future

The UvA Career Day is all about taking the next step.  It’s a unique opportunity to explore your future, learn about the labour market, focus your career search and increase your chance of a successful job application.

  • Improve your CV and LinkedIn profile 
  • Develop career skills such as networking, LinkedIn and personal branding
  • Learn more about the latest trends and insights in the areas of job applications, recruitment and work
  • Learn about a variety of career fields
  • Learn how to stay focused when starting your career development

What does the UvA Career Day include?

The UvA Career Day is organised in three subjects, namely:

1. Career Skills

  • Workshops on CV & Motivation, Video pitch, Networking, LinkedIn and Personal Branding
  • Career Café with 1-on-1 coaching, for example CV checks, LinkedIn feedback and Career coaching

2. Career Fields

  • Information sessions on trends and developments in the labour market
  • Presentations on specific sectors

3. Career Contacts

  • Meetups with organizations where you can meet employers in an informal setting
  • Network drinks for informal contact with speakers, coaches, employers, alumni and others

And you'll find more, like a photographer who makes a professional LinkedIn photo of you.

For whom?

The UvA Career Day is open to all UvA students from the Netherlands and abroad. Bachelor’s, pre-Master’s and Master’s students in any year of study are welcome to join.


The main language will be English. Some elements will be both in Dutch and English: the Career Café, Meet ups with organisations, and some workshops and presentations are offered in both languages.

More information and registration

A detailed programme with further information about the workshops, information sessions, Career Café and the speakers will be available from early October. The registration will begin on 10 October.


Would you like to receive a message as soon as the programme is available and you can register fully? You can pre-register for the event here.

Organisation and contact

The ninth annual UvA Career Day is organised by the UvA Student Careers Centre.

UvA Career Day 2016 

Curious about what the 2016 UvA Career Day was like? Watch the recap video to get a taste of the event, find out what activities were on offer and hear from fellow students and alumni who were there.

 See you at the UvA Career Day 2017!

Address and directions

  • Roeterseilandcampus - building I (CREA)

    Nieuwe Achtergracht 168-178 | 1018 WV Amsterdam

    Go to detailpage

Published by  Studenten Services

12 September 2017