Alumni training and workshops 2019-2020
Every month THUAS’ alumni office organises training and workshops on a wide range of topics; personal development, professional skills, career planning, entrepreneurship, etc. The events are accessible for graduate students and alumni of THUAS and
its 15 predecessors. Our trainers are experienced and most of them studied at THUAS themselves.
The diversity of the participants by age and academic background will help you to learn about different experiences and to enlarge your professional network. At the end of all sessions you are welcome to join us for a networking drink at Café Xieje. Register here for the workshops.
Talk like TED
Tuesday 1 October 2019 (7 - 9.30 pm)
We are all familiar with TED talks: Inspiring, succinct, passionate presentations of a good idea. Maybe you have thought about someday giving a talk like that.
In this workshop you will work on your "idea worth spreading". How do you make your idea come to life? How do you transform your idea into a talk? What are the elements that characterise a TED-like talk and how do you apply these? An experienced TEDx speaking coach will show you all the tips and tricks. We will use some examples to work on a TEDx-worthy result. Read more...
Applying with power: That way they can't ignore you!
Tuesday 20 February 2020 (7 - 10 pm)
Are you ready for the next step in your career? It’s of course exciting and great but it can be quite a challenge to find a suitable working environment. How do you make sure you stand out above the rest? How do you present yourself and ensure that recruiters put your CV on top of the pile? And how do you choose an organisation that really suits you? A little help from us ensures you will soon be applying for jobs without the stress. Read more..
Find your dream job! Creating online profiles with LinkedIn
Thursday 5 march 2020 (7 - 10 pm)
When you are looking for a job, a presence on LinkedIn is almost indispensable. You can use LinkedIn to find jobs but also to raise your profile as a specialist and let employers find you. Why might this training session be useful for you? You know that LinkedIn is the largest business social network in the Netherlands, but perhaps you have never taken the time to fully get to know it. Your profile is not optimally filled in and you are not quite sure how you can get more out of LinkedIn. Or perhaps you don’t even have a LinkedIn profile yet. Read more..
Negotiating employment conditions
Thursday, 12 March 2020 (7-10 pm)
Graduating? Just graduated and looking for a job? Or not totally happy with your current job? Are you considering taking the plunge and becoming self-employed? Then you don't want to miss this training session! The expression 'knowledge is power’ certainly applies to the job search process. You will only achieve the best results if you know how this process works and how you can influence it. Read more..