Workshops & courses spring 2016

Join our workshops for international students.

Workshop Career Orientation, dates 2016 will follow

This workshop will help international graduate students learn how to develop your career strategy in or outside The Netherlands and how to find work by utilising various job search strategies, conducting effective company and labour market research, and identifying useful resources.

Topics:

  • The Dutch labour market for international students
  • Job search strategies (in- and outside The Netherlands)
  • Dutch culture and work ethics
  • Permits and Orientation Year (for non-EU students, this part can be attended separately)

Date and time: coming up
Location: Kikkerroom (2nd floor), Plexus Student Centre, Kaiserstraat 25, Leiden
Registration: Please use our registration form
Costs: € 7,50


Workshop CV & cover letter and LinkedIn, dates 2016 will follow

Effectively capturing yourself on paper is a vital part of the job search process. And creating an interesting LinkedIn profile will help you profiling yourself online.

At this workshop you will increase your understanding of:

  • how your CV/resume and cover letter are used in the job search process and make sure they target your career goals.

  • how to compose a resume that reflects your greatest strengths and talents and explore different resume formats.

  • how to create an attractive LinkedIn profile (and use the system effectively)!

By the end of this workshop your CV/resume, letter and LinkedIn profile will say "Interview me!"

Date and time
: coming up 
Location: Skyline room (3rd floor), Plexus Student Centre, Kaiserstraat 25, Leiden 
Registration: Please use our registration form
Costs: € 7,50


Workshop Personal Profile, dates 2016 will follow

This workshop addresses building up your personal profile, including preparing for interviews:

My goals
Helps you begin evaluating your talents, interests, and values.

MBTI: test yourself !
Find out what drives you and what job fits you!

My skills
Learn how to improve networking and social media profiling. And prepare for a good job-interview by: 

  • working in small groups and practice on the spot

  • watching job interview-video's and learn form it

  • getting acqainted with various interview-techniques that will help you through the different job-interview rounds (including salary negociating)

Date and time: coming up
Location: Spectrumhall, Plexus Student Centre, Kaiserstraat 25, Leiden 
Registration: Please use our registration form
Costs: € 7,50


Registration and participation

If for some reason you are unable to participate in a workshop, please let us know as soon as possible either by email (pitsstop@sea.leidenuniv.nl) or by telephone (071-5278025).

 

More workshops (Dutch and English)

Dutch:

Workshops for all students at Plexus Student Centre


English:

Workshops for all students at Plexus Student Centre

Workshops for students of the Faculty of Humanities

Workshops & courses for PhDs

 
Last Modified: 10-11-2015