By gaining relevant work experience already during your student days, you will increase your chances in the labor market. You will obtain a good picture of how things work in practice and build up your network. As well as 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.

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:

  • Board positions: work on your personal development by serving on a student board
  • Internships: gain work experience within your subject area via an internship assignment
  • Working for Tilburg University :gain paid work experience as a staff member of Tilburg University
  • Volunteer work: gain work experience and do your bit for society
  • Sidelines: gain work experience with a suitable sideline