Networking & Meet the professional

For master students (Dutch and English)


Networking means creating opportunities by meeting people and making contacts and that may be beneficial in the future!


15:00 – 16:30                         Workshop Job Market & Networking – Career Services

The job market offers innumerable possibilities. Do you know how to find organizations and jobs that suit your profile? Or how an employer searches for suitable candidates and what possibilities you have to increase job opportunities? In this workshop you will learn how to get a better understanding of organizations. Furthermore, you will also learn how to use and improve the network you belong to. It makes sense to bear your preferences, qualities, and motivations in mind as you explore the job market. To do that, you need a clear picture of what criteria your future job has to meet. If you don't have that yet, it is recommended to follow the Self-analysis for Career Development workshop first. You could also look into some jobs that interest you and formulate criteria based on those. In the Exploring the Job Market & Networking workshop you will learn how to explore the job market and search for vacancies by making use of your own network. Furthermore, we will look at the ways employers select employees and how to anticipate their needs as you look for a job. You will also learn how to present yourself in the best possible way to prospective employers by preparing a professional pitch.

When you complete this workshop, you will gain a better understanding of how to approach the job market and will be more aware of the potential of your own network. As a result, you will approach prospective employers with greater confidence.

16:30 – 18:00                         Meet the professional incl. drinks

Within the department of Human Geography and Spatial Planning, in collaboration with many SGPL alumni, a mentor network has been set up. Alumni can help you with questions about your (further) labour market. The alumni are happy to share their expertise and experiences. They have the same study background and therefore know better than anyone what it is like to work as a geographer, international development professional or planner.

Now you have the opportunity to talk to some of these alumni together with a number of fellow students.

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Workshop: Several rooms in Minnaert/BBG. Meet the Professional: Café Minnaert

Enrollment until 26 June 23.59 – Registration form