How to apply for a job

You’re in the last stage of your study, or maybe you’ve graduated and now you’re looking for a job in the Netherlands. What next?

Many people apply for jobs online these days, and there are several vacancy sites offering jobs. But it can be hard to find a job this way.

However, vacancy sites are a useful way to gain an overview of positions offered and jobs available. There are a couple of things you should take into account when applying for a job in the Netherlands: the Dutch directness calls for action from job seekers, but do not be misled – it has its limits in the job hunting process!

In the pages in this section, we will try to guide you through the Dutch job application procedures.

Pursuing a PhD in Holland

After finishing your degree in Holland, you might be interested in pursuing your studies here. Holland has many possibilities for studying at postgraduate level or for doing a PhD. Find PhD positions in the Netherlands here. 

In the Netherlands, a PhD is not regarded as study, but as serious research and PhD candidates are often in paid employment. Read more about pursuing a PhD in Holland.

Source: Expertise in Labour Mobility

last modified Mar 12, 2014 10:07 AM
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