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Wednesday, April 12
 

TBA

CV check
‘You never get a second chance to make a first impression’

Your CV is the first impression you give a potential employer so make sure it is a good one. Send your CV to the Humanities Career Service (cvcheckhumleiden@gmail.com) before 7 April and take a corrected version home with you after the event.
Do you have questions on the corrections? Sign up for a 5-minute appointment with a career advisor to discuss your CV. Signing up is possible during the event.

Wednesday April 12, 2017 TBA
TBA

12:30 CEST

Registration
Limited Capacity seats available

Wednesday April 12, 2017 12:30 - 13:00 CEST
Lipsius Central hall

13:00 CEST

Opening speeches
Limited Capacity seats available

Welcome speech by the dean of the Faculty of Humanities,

Wednesday April 12, 2017 13:00 - 13:15 CEST
LIPSIUS/019 Lipsius Building
  plenary

13:15 CEST

Key note speaker Greg Shapiro
Limited Capacity seats available

Wednesday April 12, 2017 13:15 - 13:45 CEST
LIPSIUS/019 Lipsius Building
  plenary

14:15 CEST

IND-work for Non-EU
Limited Capacity seats available

Wednesday April 12, 2017 14:15 - 15:00 CEST
LIPSIUS/107 Lipsius Building

14:15 CEST

Randstad: Working as recruiter
Limited Capacity seats available

- Wie ben ik

- Een werkweek als recruiter 

- 3 types Recruitment DNA

- Sollicitatie tips & tricks 


Wednesday April 12, 2017 14:15 - 15:00 CEST
LIPSIUS/227 Lipsius Building

14:15 CEST

Werken voor de AIVD: de mythes ontrafeld!
Limited Capacity filling up

In een presentatie wordt door een medewerker van de Algemene Inlichtingen- en Veiligheidsdienst een beeld geschetst van wat de dienst doet en wat vooral ook niet. Er is volop gelegenheid om vragen te stellen over wat je met jouw studie of achtergrond kunt bijdragen aan een veiliger Nederland.


Wednesday April 12, 2017 14:15 - 15:00 CEST
LIPSIUS/001 Lipsius Building

14:15 CEST

Working as a teacher (EN)
Limited Capacity filling up

Elena Piët received her Bachelor's and Masters degree in Art History at Leiden University. In her second Master she focused on High School Art Education. After her graduation in 2015, Elena started teaching German at the Bonaventura college in Leiden, and began her studies in the German Language simultaneously. This talk is recommended for students with an interest in teaching any subject.

Speakers

Wednesday April 12, 2017 14:15 - 15:00 CEST
Lipsius 130

14:15 CEST

European Parliament (NL)
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

The European Parliament is a unique example of multinational and multilingual democracy at work and offers many job opportunities for both language students and other humanities students. Agnes Dijk works as a translator for the European Parliament and will give a presentation on her activities (many more than just translation), the career and traineeship opportunities at the European Parliament and the possibility to take part in the upcoming translation competition organised by the European Personnel Selection Office (EPSO).

Wednesday April 12, 2017 14:15 - 15:00 CEST
Lipsius 308

14:15 CEST

Ministry of Foreign Affairs (NL)
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Niels Hanje is beleidsmedewerker bij de directie Veiligheidsbeleid op de afdeling Non-proliferatie en Ontwapening van het ministerie van Buitenlanse Zaken. Zijn presentatie is interessant voor studenten met en interesse in internationale politiek en het werk van het ministerie van Buitenlandse Zaken.


Speakers

Wednesday April 12, 2017 14:15 - 15:00 CEST
LIPSIUS/028 Lipsius Building
  non-profit

14:15 CEST

Working in a museum (EN)
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Marit Eisses is Assistant collections manager, Fashion and Costume Department, at the Gemeentemuseum in The Hague. Her job includes the management and conservation of the costume collection of the museum. Marit studied Art History at Leiden University, and currently focusses on fashion psychology. A job as collections manager might be interesting for students with a passion for art, culture and history.

Wednesday April 12, 2017 14:15 - 15:00 CEST
LIPSIUS/030 Lipsius Building
  non-profit

14:15 CEST

Google (EN)
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Daan van Esch has graduated with an MA in Asian Studies in 2012 and now works at Google in California. The workshop will take place via a live video feed from there. Working as a Technical Program Manager in the Speech Recognition and Synthesis team, Daan is well versed in the details of working at Google. 
The presentation will cover a day in the life of a Google employee, give an overview of the organization, and touch upon various positions that might be interesting to humanities graduates. For those students eager to turn their academic skills into marketable ones for industry positions at tech companies like Google, this workshop will prove indispensable. The workshop will be followed by a Q&A session.

Speakers

Wednesday April 12, 2017 14:15 - 15:00 CEST
LIPSIUS/147 Lipsius Building
  profit

14:15 CEST

LUGUS - Student Entrepreneurs (EN)
Limited Capacity seats available

“Start your own business in 30 minutes”

Why kid ourselves? Finding a job sucks! Why not create your own future? It's as easy as finding an idea and sticking with it!

In the workshop “Start your own business in 30 minutes” we will kick-start you. We will work in groups to find engaging and innovative ideas that fit you. Culminating in a friendly 'pitch battle' with a prize for the winner! This workshop is organized by members of Lugus, the Leiden student entrepreneurship society. 
At Lugus, student entrepreneurs share support, expertise and resources. Our co-working space is located at Reuvensplaats 2, next to the Lipsius building.  Membership is €2,50 a month. It includes a working space with a fast internet connection, free coffee, free printing and access to regular events to help ideas and companies grow. We have a productive and interactive atmosphere.

Speakers

Wednesday April 12, 2017 14:15 - 15:00 CEST
LIPSIUS/204 Lipsius Building
  profit

14:15 CEST

Public support
Limited Capacity seats available

Bianca Pesch works for Public Support as Regional Director. She connects young supporters with governmental institutions like municipalities, to fulfill different supporting positions. Bianca studied Egyptian Language and Culture, at Leiden University, and graduated in 2013. Public Support might be worthwhile for students with an broad interest the public sector.

Wednesday April 12, 2017 14:15 - 15:00 CEST
LIPSIUS/005 Lipsius Building
  profit

14:15 CEST

Wilkens c.s. translators (NL)
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Wilkens c.s. is a Leiden based translation agency. However, it is not a company that merely  employs translators. The workshop given by Wilkens c.s. is for everyone with an interest in commerce and business services in the world of international communication. All you need is affinity with languages, a language degree isn’t mandatory: most employees at Wilkens c.s. have a Master of Arts.
Wilkens c.s. deals with all varieties of commerce trajects such as sales, consultancy and execution. They work with a large database of external translators. In order to keep pace with the growth of the firm they are looking for graduates interested to work as account managemer and project managemer. Would you like to know more about a career in a thriving commercial environment, then join the Wilkens c.s. workshop.

Speakers

Wednesday April 12, 2017 14:15 - 15:00 CEST
LIPSIUS/002 Lipsius Building
  profit

14:15 CEST

Business flirting (EN)
Limited Capacity seats available

Business flirting is working on your business contacts in a charming way; your enthusiasm, attention and flair make a good impression on your new business relations and they fortify your current relations. You show the best of yourself and therefore invite the other person to do the same. 
You can use business flirting in different situations like networking, team building, job applications, presentations etc. 
Programme: 
- What is business flirting and first impression
- Practising first impression
- Flirt techniques and practising
- Elevator pitch (video)
- Evaluation
 


Wednesday April 12, 2017 14:15 - 15:00 CEST
LIPSIUS/235C Lipsius Building
  skills

14:15 CEST

CV writing (EN)
Limited Capacity filling up

In this workshop you will learn how to create a powerful CV that best reflects your strengths and accomplishments.
What are do’s and don’ts? What is a recruiter looking for in your CV and letter? Participants are asked to bring a copy of their CV. This workshop is given by Atse Fokkens, career advisor at Humanities Career Service, who has worked in recruitment at companies specializing in Campus Recruitment and Non-Dutch speakers recruitment. This workshop will be given in English, but is useful for Dutch students as well.

Speakers

Wednesday April 12, 2017 14:15 - 15:00 CEST
LIPSIUS/011 Lipsius Building
  skills

14:15 CEST

Dress to Impress
Limited Capacity seats available

At a job interview, you only have one chance to make a first impression. Two personal stylists will tell you about the do's and don'ts how to dress in a professional environment and make a great impression on your future employer!

Wednesday April 12, 2017 14:15 - 15:00 CEST
LIPSIUS/208 Lipsius Building
  skills

14:15 CEST

Getting more out of LinkedIn - the basics and beyond (EN)
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Get your LinkedIn page ready to support your carreer. We will cover both why, and how to get the most out of your profile, ranging from layout tips to on-line networking. It is recommended that you already have a LinkedIn account.

Speakers

Wednesday April 12, 2017 14:15 - 15:00 CEST
LIPSIUS/126A/B Lipsius Building
  skills

14:15 CEST

Hoe analyseer je een vacature (NL)
Limited Capacity seats available

In deze workshop gaan we aan de slag met vacatures. Hoe lees je een vacature? Wat is de onderliggende boodschap van de werkgever? Wat ga je eigenlijk doen? En hoe kom je er achter of je ervoor geschikt bent? Stuur vooraf een vacature waarover je twijfelt - dat zijn de leukste om te bespreken- mail hem dan uiterlijk 5 april naar loopbaanservice@hum.leidenuniv.nl ovv Vacatureanalyse HCE. Uit de toegestuurde vacatures zal een selectie gemaakt worden om te bespreken tijdens de workshop.

Speakers

Wednesday April 12, 2017 14:15 - 15:00 CEST
LIPSIUS/148 Lipsius Building
  skills

14:15 CEST

De juiste stage (NL)
Limited Capacity seats available

Wat zijn jouw redenen en mogelijkheden om stage te lopen?

Daar kom je achter tijdens deze workshop. Stagecoördinator Barbara Sumer van de Loopbaan Service geeft deze praktische workshop zodat jij na afloop weet wat jouw drijfveren zijn om een stage te doen en welke stages bij jou pasen.

Speakers

Wednesday April 12, 2017 14:15 - 15:15 CEST
LIPSIUS/235B Lipsius Building
  skills

15:15 CEST

Panteia (NL)
Limited Capacity seats available

Marjolein Sax works as a policy researcher at Panteia. She started working there in 2014, after finishing her master's degree in History. Marjolein works in the social department, where she studies social affairs. Clients of hers are the ministry of social affairs, ministry of health care and sports, local governments and sector associations. Recent research projects she worked on include a study on the cooperation between local governments and UWV on a regional level, neigboorhood teams for social affairs and the succes of local goverments in helping people with disabilities to find work.

In her workshop, Marjolein will tell you more about what her job entails, she will give some examples of recent research projects and together, we will write a research proposal based on a client's request.

Speakers

Wednesday April 12, 2017 15:15 - 16:00 CEST
Lipsius 107

15:15 CEST

Traineeship at the NS
Limited Capacity seats available

With a BA in Latin America studies, and a MA in African studies, Dominique's move to the management traineeship at the NS is surprising. In her session she will tell you about her careerpath, and what it takes to be a trainee in one of Holland's most spoken of organisations!



Wednesday April 12, 2017 15:15 - 16:00 CEST
LIPSIUS/228 Lipsius Building

15:15 CEST

Traineeship op een Universiteit (NL)
Limited Capacity seats available

Jazeker, het kan! Het kan in de vorm van een traineeship aan de Universiteit Leiden, Technische Universiteit Delft en de Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam (LDE). Gezamelijk hebben zij een 2-jarig traineeprogramme opgesteld voor jonge professionals met een acedemische opleiding.

Als trainee krijg je de unieke kans om werkervaing op te doen in de bedrijfsvoering van meerdere universiteiten en je professioneel te ontwikelen binnen de academische omgeving. Daarnaast is er volop ruimte voor persoonlijke ontwikkeling. Een opleidingsprogramma en intervisiebijeenkomsten met collega LDE trainees maken deel uit van het traineeprogramma.

Je levert een waardevolle bijdrage in het faciliteren van het proces van onderwijs en onderzoek en brengt verbinding en vernieuwing in beleidsprocessen. Mogelijke opdrachten waar je aan kunt denken zijn opdrachten als projectmedewerker, beleidsadviseur en projectsecretaris binnen bijvoorbeeld de domeinen Human Resources, Finance, Onderwijs & Studentzaken, Strategic Development, Informatiemanagement en Communicatie. Sommige opdrachten zijn binnen en centrale afdeling, andere juist in de verschillende faculteiten.


Speakers
RG

Rikke Gammelgaard

Rikke Gammelgaard heeft met haar studies in Literatuur- en Cultuurwetenschappen een achtergrond in de Geesteswetenschappen. Met een brede interesse in de culturele sector en een passie voor projectmanagement, zit ze goed op haar plek als LDE trainee bij de Universiteit Leiden. Als... Read More →
RN

Robbie Nijsse

Robbie Nijsse heeft Sociologie gestudeerd aan de Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam en zit nu in het tweede jaar van het traineeship. Zijn interesse in organisatieverandering heeft ertoe geleidt dat hij bij de Erasmus Universiteit vanuit de afdeling Process Improvement betrokken is geweest... Read More →


Wednesday April 12, 2017 15:15 - 16:00 CEST
Lipsius 117

15:15 CEST

Werken voor de AIVD: de mythes ontrafeld!
Limited Capacity filling up

In een presentatie wordt door een medewerker van de Algemen Inlichtingen-een Veiligheidsdienst een beeld geschetst van wat de doest doet en wat vooral ook niet. Er is volop gelegenheid om vragen te stellen over wat je met jouw studie of achtergrond kunt bijdragen aan een veiliger Nederland.


Wednesday April 12, 2017 15:15 - 16:00 CEST
LIPSIUS/001 Lipsius Building

15:15 CEST

Werken voor de lokale overheid
Limited Capacity seats available

Kevin de Kok received his Bachelor of Arts in History in 2004, and eventually graduated in European Union Studies in 2006. His first Job was at the Kenniscentrum Grote Steden (currently Platform 31), since 2008 he works for the municipality of Zoetermeer. He has filled different management positions through the years, and is currently team manager at the department of Public Affairs. This department takes care of requests for passports, drivers licences, and marriages, but also receives questionsabout for example construction permits. This talk might attract students with an intrest in working for the local goverment.

Speakers

Wednesday April 12, 2017 15:15 - 16:00 CEST
Lipsius 307

15:15 CEST

Working as a teacher (EN)
Limited Capacity seats available

Elena Piët received her Bachelor's and Masters degree in Art History at Leiden University. In her second Master she focused on High School Art Education. After her graduation in 2015, Elena started teaching German at the Bonaventura college in Leiden, and began her studies in the German Language simultaneously. This talk is recommended for students with an interest in teaching any subject.

Speakers

Wednesday April 12, 2017 15:15 - 16:00 CEST
Lipsius 130

15:15 CEST

European Commission (ENG)
Limited Capacity filling up

What does the European Commission really do? What is it like to work for the Commission and what opportunities are there? Madeleine Infeldt has worked for different services within the Commission for more than 20 years and will address these questions based on her own experience. The presentation will be followed by a Q&A.


Wednesday April 12, 2017 15:15 - 16:00 CEST
Lipsius 308

15:15 CEST

Ministry of Foreign Affairs (NL)
Limited Capacity filling up

Niels Hanje is beleidsmedewerker bij de directie Veiligheidsbeleid op de afdeling Non-Profileratie en Ontwapening van het Miniterie van Buitenlandse zaken. Zijn presentatie is interssant voor studenten met een interesse in nternationale politiek en het werk van het ministerie van Buitenlanse Zaken.


Speakers

Wednesday April 12, 2017 15:15 - 16:00 CEST
LIPSIUS/028 Lipsius Building
  non-profit

15:15 CEST

NOS (NL)
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Wednesday April 12, 2017 15:15 - 16:00 CEST
LIPSIUS/203 Lipsius Building
  non-profit

15:15 CEST

Working in a museum (EN)
Limited Capacity seats available

Marit Eisses is Assistant collections manager, Fashion and Costume Department, at the Gemeentemuseum in The Hague. Her job includes the management and conservation of the costume collection of the museum. Marit studied Art History at Leiden University, and currently focusses on fashion psychology. A job as collections manager might be interesting for students with a passion for art, culture and history.

Wednesday April 12, 2017 15:15 - 16:00 CEST
LIPSIUS/030 Lipsius Building
  non-profit

15:15 CEST

Elsevier
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Elisa Nelissen is Elsevier’s Press Officer, connecting journalists with the company and making sure the world knows about Elsevier’s latest news. She has a master's degree in Book and Digital Media Studies from Leiden University in the Netherlands, with a specialization in Publishing Studies. This job might be interesting for students who would like to work for a big, international company, specifically within the communication, press and publishing industry.

Wednesday April 12, 2017 15:15 - 16:00 CEST
LIPSIUS/003 Lipsius Building
  profit

15:15 CEST

Google (EN)
Limited Capacity filling up

Daan van Esch has graduated with an MA in Asian Studies in 2012 and now works at Google in California. The workshop will take place via a live video feed from there. Working as a Technical Program Manager in the Speech Recognition and Synthesis team, Daan is well versed in the details of working at Google. 
The presentation will cover a day in the life of a Google employee, give an overview of the organization, and touch upon various positions that might be interesting to humanities graduates. For those students eager to turn their academic skills into marketable ones for industry positions at tech companies like Google, this workshop will prove indispensable. The workshop will be followed by a Q&A session.

Speakers

Wednesday April 12, 2017 15:15 - 16:00 CEST
LIPSIUS/147 Lipsius Building
  profit

15:15 CEST

LUGUS - Student Entrepreneurs (EN)
Limited Capacity seats available

“Start your own business in 30 minutes”

Why kid ourselves? Finding a job sucks! Why not create your own future? It's as easy as finding an idea and sticking with it!

In the workshop “Start your own business in 30 minutes” we will kick-start you. We will work in groups to find engaging and innovative ideas that fit you. Culminating in a friendly 'pitch battle' with a prize for the winner! This workshop is organized by members of Lugus, the Leiden student entrepreneurship society.
At Lugus, student entrepreneurs share support, expertise and resources. Our co-working space is located at Reuvensplaats 2, next to the Lipsius building.  Membership is €2,50 a month. It includes a working space with a fast internet connection, free coffee, free printing and access to regular events to help ideas and companies grow. We have a productive and interactive atmosphere.

Speakers

Wednesday April 12, 2017 15:15 - 16:00 CEST
LIPSIUS/204 Lipsius Building
  profit

15:15 CEST

Public support
Limited Capacity seats available

Bianca Pesch works for Public Support as Regional Director. She connects young supporters with governmental institutions like municipalities, to fulfill different supporting positions. Bianca studied Egyptian Language and Culture, at Leiden University, and graduated in 2013. Public Support might be worthwhile for students with an broad interest the public sector.

Wednesday April 12, 2017 15:15 - 16:00 CEST
LIPSIUS/005 Lipsius Building
  profit

15:15 CEST

Wilkens c.s. translators (NL)
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Wilkens c.s. is a Leiden based translation agency. However, it is not a company that merely  employs translators. The workshop given by Wilkens c.s. is for everyone with an interest in commerce and business services in the world of international communication. All you need is affinity with languages, a language degree isn’t mandatory: most employees at Wilkens c.s. have a Master of Arts.
Wilkens c.s. deals with all varieties of commerce trajects such as sales, consultancy and execution. They work with a large database of external translators. In order to keep pace with the growth of the firm they are looking for graduates interested to work as account manager and project manager. Would you like to know more about a career in a thriving commercial environment, then join the Wilkens c.s. workshop.

Speakers

Wednesday April 12, 2017 15:15 - 16:00 CEST
LIPSIUS/002 Lipsius Building
  profit

15:15 CEST

Business flirting (EN)
Limited Capacity filling up

Business flirting is working on your business contacts in a charming way; your enthusiasm, attention and flair make a good impression on your new business relations and they fortify your current relations. You show the best of yourself and therefore invite the other person to do the same. 
You can use business flirting in different situations like networking, team building, job applications, presentations etc.
Programme:
- What is business flirting and first impression
- Practising first impression
- Flirt techniques and practising
- Elevator pitch (video)
- Evaluation
 


Wednesday April 12, 2017 15:15 - 16:00 CEST
LIPSIUS/235C Lipsius Building
  skills

15:15 CEST

Dress to Impress
Limited Capacity seats available

At a job interview, you only have one chance to make a first impression! Two personal stylists will tell you about the do's and don'ts how to dress in a professional environment and impress your future employer!


Wednesday April 12, 2017 15:15 - 16:00 CEST
LIPSIUS/208 Lipsius Building
  skills

15:15 CEST

Getting more out of LinkedIn - the basics and beyond (EN)
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Get your LinkedIn page ready to support your carreer. We will cover both why, and how to get the most out of your profile, ranging from layout tips to the on-line networking. It is recommended that you already have an LinkedIn account.

Speakers

Wednesday April 12, 2017 15:15 - 16:00 CEST
LIPSIUS/126A/B Lipsius Building
  skills

16:00 CEST

Clothing advice by personal stylist
Limited Capacity seats available

How do you dress to impress at the workplace? A personal stylist will be available to give you all the clothing advice you need!

Wednesday April 12, 2017 16:00 - 17:00 CEST
Lipsius Central hall

16:00 CEST

Drinks with alumni
Limited Capacity seats available

Wednesday April 12, 2017 16:00 - 17:00 CEST
Lipsius Central hall

16:00 CEST

LinkedIn check
Limited Capacity seats available

Get ready for your next stop! Get your LinkedIn profile checked out to make sure it is attractive for future employers.

Wednesday April 12, 2017 16:00 - 17:00 CEST
Lipsius Central hall

16:00 CEST

LinkedIn Photo
Limited Capacity seats available

Give your LinkedIn profile or your resume a clean look with a professional picture of yourself. Stop by the photographer during the drinks to get yours!

Wednesday April 12, 2017 16:00 - 17:00 CEST
Lipsius Central hall