Students Tilburg University

Work experience during your studies

By gaining relevant work experience during your student days, you will increase your chances in the labor market. You will obtain a good view and experience of the work life and build up your network and your resume. Next to gaining practical knowledge, you will develop your skills and personal competencies. Employers regard this kind of activities as a valuable addition to your degree program.

To get more information and guidance on how to start searching, gain experience and develop yourself can be found on the ‘Get Inspired’ page of the Tilburg University Career Portal.

Ways to get work experience during your studies

There are various ways to gain work experience during your studies. Examples include a relevant sideline, internship or volunteer work:

  • Student organizations
    Develop your personal skills by means of committee work or a board year at one of the many student-, study-, cultural- and sport associations.
  • Student participation
    As a student, you are entitled to co-decide and advise the university on all matters regarding the curriculum an organization of Tilburg University. You can do this means of the University- or Faculty council and the Education committee.
  • Internships
    Gain work experience within your subject area via an internship assignment
  • Side jobs
    Gain work experience with a suitable side job.
  • StudentCrew
    Represent Tilburg University during several information activities, like the Bachelor Open Day.
  • Volunteer work
    Gain work experience and do your bit for society
  • Working for Tilburg University
    Gain paid work experience as a staff member of Tilburg University

Not sure what fits you (and your study plan) best? Get in touch with one of the CareerServices Officers!