Student Career Service can help you find out what company or job suits you

What job or organization suits me?

The labor market is a place where 'demanders' and 'providers' of labor meet. The labor market is a large playing field that is constantly in movement. That is why it is important to define your wishes and to orientate yourself before searching for a job. On this page, you find tips to help you with that.

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The path to a to a (new) career is different for everyone. What phase are you in? What steps do you still need to take? Click on the buttons above for advice from the Tilburg University career advisors!

What can you do to prepare yourself?

When you start orientating yourself on your future career, it is important to think about what you want. It is hard to find something, if you do not know exactly what you are looking for. But what type of job or organization suits you? How can you find out? It all starts with self-reflection and getting to know yourself better. Have a look at the pages on qualities and competences and interests and values to learn more about these topics.

In addition to learning more about yourself, it is important to learn more about the labor market. What are the possibilities? What types of vacancies or company websites appeal to me? Use these practical tips to start learning about possible jobs and organizations and constantly reflect on your findings.

  • Read information about the Dutch labor market in general.
  • Visit career events to get an idea of the possibilities on the labor market.
  • Connect with people that work at interesting companies, e.g. ,while attending in-house days and visiting career events or by contacting them on LinkedIn.

Get to know our large professional, online community

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  • Join groups that are targeted towards the sector and profession you are interested in.
  • Take a look at the Tilburg University LinkedIn page, where you can find an overview of where alumni work.
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My advice to students? Talk with recruitment agencies and intermediaries. Recruiters often have a large professional network in a specific type of working field, which can surely help you in your search.

Third-year Tilburg University student

Need help?

Please ask Student Career Services for advice.