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Recruitment agreement with DHL offers students extra career perspective

Published: 20th April 2022 Last updated: 21st April 2022

Tilburg University's School of Economics and Management (TiSEM) and study association Asset have entered into a recruitment partnership with logistics multinational DHL Supply Chain. The next three years these three parties will work together in activities and education for the purpose of a successful preparation and entry of students into the job market.

The agreement was signed on April 20 during the Tilburg University Career Week by TiSEM, Asset and DHL Supply Chain. Within the partnership DHL will participate in several career and recruitment-oriented activities such as Case Days and the Business Data Challenge. TiSEM has agreed upon guest lectures, workshops and an Extended Master program.

Jeroen Kuilman, vice-dean of Education at TiSEM: “We are very pleased and proud to join forces with DHL as one of the market leaders in global logistics in providing recruitment opportunities to our students. Through this new partnership -in which DHL joins Philips, Unilever and Achmea in a select group of recruitment partners of the Tilburg School of Economics and Management- we set yet another step in our ambition to develop solid connections with the business community and give students in a jumpstart in their career. We look forward to working with DHL in the years ahead!”

TiSEM DHL Ondertekening

Ilayda Hasret of Asset: “We are proud to see the largest logistic company of the world, DHL, is our fourth partnership together with Tilburg University. We believe that our partnership with DHL will bring students closer to the labor market.”

Rob Kersten, Vice President Human Resources DHL Supply Chain Benelux & Nordics: “We are very much looking forward to connecting with students at TiSEM, supporting their and our own development– as supply chains are an essential part of everyday life.”

Student Career Week

Job market orientation and -preparation is an important spearhead for Tilburg University Bachelor and Master’s programs. During the annual student career week, extra attention is paid to preparing for the job market during your studies and the collaboration we have with several business partners.