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)

Master Yourself: let UM help you prepare for your career

Between February and May, Master Yourself offers a variety of free workshops, masterclasses and networking events to prepare you in the best possible way for your career. You develop your professional skills and learn all the tips & tricks from the experts while visiting their companies. Your CV is also sent to the right person in the right place and you get an official letter of recommendation after attending at least 3 sessions.


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Job preparation lecture for FASoS master’s students on 13 December

UM Career Services offers three career-related lectures for FASoS master’s students in November and December. On Wednesday 13 December the last lecture takes place: ‘Entering the labour market‘. There is a maximum capacity of 70 seats, you can register online.

Wednesday 13 December, 10.00-11.00, SSC, Bonnefantenstraat 2, Karl Dittrich-room.

For further information, please read below.


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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.

Job preparation lectures for FASoS master’s students in Nov/Dec

UM Career Services offers three career-related lectures for FASoS master’s students in November and December. Students can register for the lectures: ‘Get to know yourself‘, ‘Exploring the labour market‘ and ‘Entering the labour market‘. There is a maximum capacity of 70 seats for each lecture. For further information and registration, please read below.


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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!

Workshop ‘Job application videos’ for ESST, CAST and MC students

On Friday 17 November, FASoS and UM career services offer a (free) workshop for master’s students who are preparing themselves for their future careers. This workshop is for all master’s students in the programmes ESST, CAST and Media Culture. Register before 15 November by sending your name and programme to: events-fasos@maastrichtuniversity.nl. Maximum participants: 15. First come first serve!


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