Preparing for your career

It’s possible that you don’t know what you eventually want to do or what you will be able to do while you’re in the middle of your studies. However, you will still need to make decisions as you prepare for your professional life. We have some tools that can help you to get started

Start exploring your future career on Brightspace 

Take the time to ask yourself the following questions: Who am I, what am I capable of, what do I want and how can I achieve it? Brightspace offers the Career Orientation course, which includes useful tests that will give you a better understanding of yourself. The course also offers inspirational videos, checklists for job applications and exercises.

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Please note: If you are a Bachelor’s student from the Faculty of Arts of the Faculty of Philosophy, Theology and Religious Sciences, we regret to inform you that there is no available version of the Brightspace Career Orientation course that you can take, yet.

If the course that you wish to take is still not available, send your question to careerservice [at] (careerservice[at]ru[dot]nl). Once we have received your question, we will be happy to assist you.


If you didn’t find what you were looking for, send an email to the address below to receive tailored advice about which steps you should take