Preparation for your career
If you study at our university, you will become a skilled, self-aware and committed academic. To prepare you for the job market and your career, we offer numerous ways of career support to develop your talents and thereby help yourself and society advance.
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Student Career Services
Do you already have a clear picture of your ideal career? Or do you still need to find the right path? Wherever you stand, Student Career Services is happy to help you along the way. They are there for you from the moment you embark on your studies, until one year after your graduation, with:
- Individual study choice and career guidance
- Workshops and training
- Consultation hours for job applications
- Working or doing an internship abroad
Read more about Student Career Services
Career Portal for students, alumni, and organizations
This dynamic portal represents a central meeting point where students and alumni of Tilburg University and companies come together. You can find career tips, events, events, internships, side-jobs and entry-level jobs.
Follow training, courses and workshops
Do you want to work on your skills, gain new knowledge outside your studies or prepare yourself for the transition to the labor market? Academic Services offers a wide range of training courses, workshops and courses every semester.
Further develop your skills
Do you want to further develop certain skills, for example on a personal level, in the field of study and planning or writing skills? You can follow different workshops to further develop your skills that can come in handy during your studies:
Prepare yourself for the labor market
To prepare yourself well for entering the labor market, it is important that you have insight into your own possibilities and wishes. By participating in Student Career Services training courses and workshops you gain insight into yourself. Discover what you want, what you are good at and improve your application skills. Student Career Services also gives study and student associations the opportunity to take a course in groups.
Check the workshops and training courses of Student Career Services
Learning a new language
Tilburg University offers its students the opportunity to follow free language courses at the Language Center. Are you enrolled at Tilburg University and paying tuition fees here? If so, you will have received twelve digital language vouchers at the start of your studies. Exchange students and pre-master students also receive these twelve language vouchers.
Programs and courses for excellent students
Within the university there are various talent programs for excellent students, both university-wide as per faculty.
- EUCOTAX Wintercourse (Tax)
- Top Class Law (Law)
- TSB Excellence Program (Social and Behavioral Sciences)
Practice your influence
There are various ways in which you can develop further in terms of participation and influence:
- Study a semester abroad
- Doing research abroad
- Following summer school abroad
- Obtain a degree abroad
- Following a minor abroad (Social and Behavioral Sciences)
Attend or organize symposia and debates
Combine your own company with your studies
We believe that an entrepreneurial mindset is important for all our students. That is why we do everything we can to encourage entrepreneurship. We offer, among other things, education and support and organize all kinds of activities and events in the field of entrepreneurship. Learn to do business, do it yourself or get inspired and expand your network.
Read more about entrepreneurship and studying
Study- and student organizations
You cannot get there by following classes alone. Studying at a university means a critical but above all active attitude. You will acquire many (academic) skills alongside education. Participation in study- and student organization life can contribute to this.
There are various types of student associations: student associations, social associations, sports associations, associations in the field of art and culture, focused on work and internship mediation, in the field of student politics, international associations and philosophical associations.
Do you want to continue studying?
Latest vacancies in the Career Portal
Internships, traineeships, side jobs and starter positions that you can filter by discipline, with the ability to set up job alerts.
Alumnus Erik de Bruijn combined entrepreneurship with the Master's program in Information Management
now co-owner of 3D-printer manufacturer Ultimaker
"A company in which you work together can be the ideal learning environment."