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Meet & Mix: speed dating with Traineeships ๐Ÿ’ผ

There comes a time when you transition into working life. Traineeships offer a valuable bridge for this transition. On Tuesday, March 5, will you join the conversation and speed-date while looking for a traineeship that suits you? International Opportunities (English) ๐ŸŒ.

Why a traineeship?
You get a better picture of yourself and your future prospects through a program that combines professional development and personal growth. By working on different projects in a short period of time, you gain important work experience that looks good on your resume. Through professional growth and development, you will find out where your strengths lie and which aspects do not suit you so well. Above all, it helps you determine the direction in which you want to grow. 

Meet & Mix: speed dating with traineeships
To get a better idea of what opportunities you have after your studies, we offer you the chance to talk to real companies! Ask your questions and learn more about the traineeship opportunities within the labor market.

What are you going to do?
You sign up for a theme and will learn more about their traineeship programmes, the companies and ask your questions. There will be different rounds where you meet different companies between 17.00 - 19.00 hours. Around 19.00 hours we will close the evening with a drink at the subsequent networking drinks. 

Which themes are there?
There is one specific theme for English speaking students: International Opportunities (English) ๐ŸŒ. The other themes are (mostly) about Dutch speaking traineeships and can be found more extensively on the Dutch page. There you can find more information about the following themes: Consultancy & Project Management (Dutch) ๐Ÿ’ผ , Finance & Control (Dutch)๐Ÿ“Š , Government & Education (Dutch)๐Ÿ›๏ธ, (Cyber)Security & IT (Dutch) ๐Ÿ”’ and Mix Broad Orientation (Dutch) ๐Ÿ”„. Keep in mind that some other companies present might also hire English-speaking students, so make sure you do your research in advance, to know which companies you'd like to talk to.

For whom?
The companies whom attend are mainly Dutch-speaking, as there are more Dutch-speaking opportunities available, but this year we made sure there are also English-speaking opportunities for international students.

This event costs โ‚ฌ3,00 (speed dating + drinks afterwards included). Register here

In case you need more inspiration whether you want to participate, please have a look here at a newsitem from last year, where students share their experience of the event Meet & Mix: speed dating with traineeships (March 2023).

Please keep in mind that the information below may still change slightly. We offer as much variety per category as possible.

You might* speed date with several of the following companies. *this list is not definitive

EPSO, the European Personnel Selection Office offers an EU Careers Traineeship. EPSOโ€™s core mission is to meet the EU institutionsโ€™ recruitment needs by selecting talented candidates through generalist and specialist competitions. In carrying out this goal, EPSO acts as a trusted matchmaker between the EU institutions and high performing professionals and graduates. It thus contributes to the building of the current and future European civil service. Interested in becoming an EU Trainee? Then take a look at the website through this link.

Vattenfall offers an International Trainee Programme.  The programme lasts a year and is aimed at not only learning all about our business, but also getting to know yourself better and determining the direction you want to go. Within one generation fossil-free. For such a big change, we need people who look and think in different ways. People with a broad outlook and boundless curiosity. Do you want to make a boundless contribution to this change? Interested in becoming an International Trainee? Then take a look at the website through this link.

Rabobank offers a Risk Management Traineeship and Corporate Banking Young Professional Program. As a Young Professional or trainee at Rabobank, you have a choice of different programs through which you can get to know yourself and the bank better. Interested in becoming a Young Professional? Then take a look at the website through this link.

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