UM Career Services

Workshop about making the right (study) choices, on 21 June

This workshop gives insight into the decision-making process as well as common pitfalls, and the relationship between personality and making decisions. Interested? Visit the workshop ‘Crash course in decision making’ on 21 June.

Questions about your career or study choice? Contact UM Career Services

The UM Career Services employees can help you with all kind of questions about your career planning or study choice. Got questions about your career? Want to know which master’s programmes match your bachelor or what you can do after you graduate? Having doubts about your job application letter, CV or profile on LinkedIn? Get answers to your questions during a Quick Career Advice.

Dependent on the outcome of the Quick Career Advice, we offer also a more extensive and intensive guidance by one of our career counsellors.

Job interview in prospect? Get individual training at UM Career Services

How can you prepare for your job interview? Make an appointment for an individual simulation!

The ‘Job interview simulation‘ is one of the best ways to prepare for an actual job interview. It allows you to gain experience and practice in answering questions which you are likely to be asked by the recruiter. After the interview you will watch the video, discuss it and the career counsellor will give feedback. It will take 1,5 hours and costs €15.

Free workshop at UM Career Services for FASoS students

All FASoS students can take part in one free workshop per academic year at UM Career Services.

These are the workshops that will take place in March:

  • Personal branding (8 March)
  • Presentation skills (15 March)
  • Time management (19 March)
  • CV & letter of application (20 March)
  • Job interview (28 March)

Free lectures:

  • Getting the most out of LinkedIn (07 March)
  • Networking skills (14 March)
  • Employment contract & negotiations (26 March)

Do you want to nail your next job interview? Practice makes perfect!

Doing a job interview simulation is one of the best ways to train for a real job interview. UM Career Services offers you the chance to practise a job interview with a career counsellor in the role of recruiter, after which you will receive feedback. The job interview simulation lasts 1.5 hour and costs €15. Location: Student Services Centre (SSC), Bonnefantenstraat 2. Register online.

Take a free workshop at UM Career Services

The best things in life are free, right? UM Career Services offers interesting workshops to prepare students for their future career. The English lectures are free for all UM students and most faculties (including FASoS) enable you to join one free workshop per academic year. So don’t miss out on this chance!

New month, new workshops

In November, UM Career Services will offer a number of workshops and lectures, in Dutch and English:


  • Time management (6 Nov)
  • CV & Sollicitatiebrief (13 Nov)
  • Job interview (14 Nov)
  • Job applications in the digital era (17 Nov)
  • Presentation skills (28 Nov)

Free lectures:

  • Networking skills (9 Nov
  • Getting started with LinkedIn (14 Nov)
  • Naar het buitenland gaan (22 Nov)

Improve your study skills through the Online Career Library

The UM Career Service Online Career Library offers various tests and practice materials to help you to develop your study skills, such as how to stay concentrated, how to deal with stress, and to improve your professional skills, such as how to give a creative presentation.

UM Career Services workshops and free lectures in October

UM Career Services will organise a series of workshops and free lectures in October, either in Dutch or English. Please see the overview below for more details. Register via the website.

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UM Career Services is here to help you with your study

UM Career Services helps students with their study and personal development by offering individual guidance with a career counselor. It also offers workshops and lectures with subjects such as Presentation skills, Time management, writing a CV, Decision making and many more. Career Services also offer online tools to boost your study and career, such as the Vacancy board, Online Career Library and Online Career Modules. For more info, check their website.

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