Careers Day 2020

Every year, the Careers Day is organised for all students and alumni of Utrecht University. Through this day, the organisation of the Careers Day wants to help you gain insight into your career options (internships, side jobs, traineeships, starters jobs). For every student, no matter which study programme or study phase, there will be interesting organisations present.

At the Careers Day, there are several possibilities of getting in contact with the organisations present. You can meet recruiters at the company fair, take part in a workshop and/or sign up for a personal interview with recruiters. You can also do a cv check, have a professional photo taken for your CV or LinkedIn profile or request advice for your thesis. Careers Day 2020 is a unique chance to broaden your career perspectives. And above all, taking part is free!

Are you interested? Sign up now!

Sections

Workshops

Meet organisations and discover their possibilities. What is it like to work at a certain organisation? What does a consultant have to deal with? And what makes the municipality disruptive?

1-on-1 interviews

Have a chat with a recruiter! In 30 minutes you will talk about internship, job or traineeship possibilities or a specific vacancy.

Company fair

In the afternoon, there will be a company fair where organisations are represented with stands. Talk to organisations in an informal way and get to know more about what they have to offer.

CV plaza

At the CV plaza, you will have the opportunity to have your cv checked by Career Services, Qompas and De Carrièrebus. You can also have a professional photo taken for your CV or LinkedIn profile. Don’t for get to bring a copy of your CV!

Become a volunteer

We need your help! As a volunteer, you will help during the day. You are a key part of the Careers Day and will get the opportunity to contribute to a valuable event for your fellow students. 

During the day, you can have several tasks, such as welcoming and registering recruiters and students, serving coffee and tea, giving directions to visitors, etc. For each shift that you work (there’s a morning and afternoon shift) you’ll earn a €32,50 Yesty gift card. You’ll also get free lunch and a volunteering certificate to prove that you’ve helped during the Careers Day. Click on the button below to sign up!

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I sign up for the Careers Day?

You can sign up via this website!

Until when can I sign up for the Careers Day?

Sign-ups will be open until the day before the event. However, please note that workshops and individual talks close sooner or might be full.

I have not received a confirmation of my registration. What now?

First of all, check your spam folder in your email inbox. If you can’t find the confirmation email there, send an email to info.careersday@uu.nl. Mention your name and the activities you signed up for and we will help you with your registration.

Is there a dress code?

It is up to you to decide how you want to present yourself.

What should I bring to the Careers Day?

The only thing you have to bring is your confirmation email. In this email, we sent you a QR code that we can scan when you register on the day itself. You will then receive a badge so that recruiters can recognize you.

Where will the Careers Day take place?

The workshops will take place in the Marinus Ruppert building. The specific venue is stated in the confirmation email you received. The company fair takes places in the Educatorium, venues Alfa and Beta.

I would like to become a volunteer? Is that possible?

That sounds great! You can sign up as a volunteer on the ‘for students’ page on this website.

Is there a cloakroom?

Unfortunately, there is no cloakroom for participants.

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Follow us

You can also send us an email at info.careersday@uu.nl.

Visiting address: Bestuursgebouw, Heidelberglaan 8, 3584 CS Utrecht

Postal address:
Postbus 80125, 3584 CS Utrecht

 

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About us

Careers Day is organised by its own board. Fill out the form to contact this year’s board.

The Careers Day is a yearly event organised for students at Utrecht University.