Career Day - Student Information

The aim of WUR Career Day is to provide a platform for students, PhD candidates, recent graduates and employers to meet each other. This event is also an ideal opportunity for you to network, an excellent chance to meet your future employer. Over 50 employers participate and give you the possibility to network and meet and match for the benefit of both.

The Career Day is hosted twice a year: on the first Tuesday in February a small Career Day during the afternoon, and on the second Wednesday in October a large Career Day the whole day. The Career Days are open for all students, PhD candidates and recent graduates. The language spoken during these Career Days is English. However, an organisation might request a certain level of Dutch language skills is necessary.

Optimal preparation

The following steps will help you to prepare and to get the most out of your attendance at the Career Day:

1. Update your CV

Join our events:

  • CV writing training
  • LinkedIn/CV photoshoot
  • CV checks

2. Prepare your strenghts

Join our events:

  • Elevator pitch
  • Networking / Networking for introverts
  • Discover your core qualities

3. Get to know employers

Next Career Day, 13 October 2021

The registration for the Online Career Day is open! Please register via the main event for one or more presentations, walk-in and/or orientation interviews. Registration is open until the event starts, but for registration for an orientation interview with one or more organisations the deadline is 7 October 23.59 hrs.