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Career perspective after Economics

With a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Tilburg University, you will qualify for a wide range of prestigious Master’s programs all over the world. After successfully completing a Master’s degree, you are fully equipped to pursue careers in both the private and public sector.

Our graduates have attained different prominent positions in a range of different careers. Can you already see yourself as an economist at a multinational or bank? Perhaps the (semi)-public sector suits you better and were you born to be a policy advisor at a government ministry, central bank or the European Commission. Or how about a career as an analyst at an international advisory organization, such as the International Monetary Fund or the World Bank. With a degree in Economics from Tilburg University, the possibilities are endless.

Meet your future employer on campus

The Economics Business Weeks are a recurring event at Tilburg University. During these weeks, companies visit campus to meet our students. There are speed dating sessions, workshops, and meet & greets. It is the perfect way to land that dream internship or even meet your future employer.

Supporting your future career

At Tilburg University, our support goes beyond academic learning. We are dedicated to prepare you for your transition to the job market. We do this by making sure you will learn the necessary skills and by offering a large array of career services:

  • Student Career Services offers coaching, support, and training courses to improve your job application skills and communication skills.
  • During your studies and up until a year after your graduation, you have access to our Career Portal: a digital marketplace for internships, graduate studies, work assignments, and both full-time and part-time jobs.
  • Several career events are organized every year in collaboration with study associations in order to familiarize yourself with the job market and to meet potential employers.
  • Tilburg Center of Entrepreneurship offers various trainings to sharpen your entrepreneurial skills, while ‘Starterslift’ supports students and alumni who have promising ideas for setting up their own businesses.


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