Prepare for your stay

After your study


You're about to complete your UT programme... but what's next? The University of Twente offers many different services, like career counsellors, to help you get ready for your job search. Moreover, the University of Twente helps to broaden your chances on the Dutch and international job market through the Connect International Traineeship Programme.

Student Affairs, Coaching & Counselling

Student Affairs, Coaching & Counselling is responsible for the support of individual and groups of students. More specifically, they offer career support during your UT Study programme.

We offer workshops that are all linked to the career path of students.Minke Klomp from the department of Student Affairs, Coaching & Counselling

Career Support

Do you need a more clear vision of your personal profile, discovering your strengths and talents? Or would you like to know how to brand yourself on the Dutch labour market or do you want feedback on your cover letter and CV? The career counsellors can help you!

Read more about Student Affairs, Coaching & Counselling.

Connect International Traineeship Programme

If you would like to stay in the Netherlands after graduating, the University of Twente offers you an excellent opportunity to expand your work experience and professional skills and to broaden your chances on the Dutch and international job market through the Connect International Traineeship Programme.


About the programme

This programme offers University of Twente and Saxion graduates a traineeship at a company or organization in the Netherlands for a time period between six and twelve months, directly after graduating. Companies and organizations with international ambitions are most interested in hiring high skilled workers with knowledge of, and experience in, specific cultures, languages and countries. Not only as technical staff, but also for management, logistics, sales and marketing positions. Through the University of Twente’s extensive network of companies and organizations in different industries all over the Netherlands, graduates have excellent possibilities to find interesting traineeship positions.

Read more about Connect...