Study career and labour market orientation
Graduates of public administration can find employment in a lot of sectors within society. This is due to a broad curriculum and extensive orientation on the public sector.
You can work for ministries, municipalities, police, multinational corporations, consulting firms, international organizations and NGOs. You will most probably be working in policy positions, middle and senior management, as coordinator, secretary, project, or as a consultant.
Because of the diversity of options, it is important to already orientate during your studies. In addition, in order to be optimally prepared, it is important that you pay attention to the following themes: (master) study choice, extracurricular activities, international experience, internships, work experience and job application.
The Student Career Services provide support for questions about your career, personal profile, the labour market and application procedures. The institute frequently receives internship offers from her contacts.
On the website of Student Career Service The Hague you can find information about your career. In addition to specific career information for students of Public Administration you find :
• Internships, job vacancies and job sites
• Appling: CV manual, workbook Looking for work, professional tests
• Workshops and activities in the field of career and job application
• Study choice
Internships are a very important way to orientate and to gain experience. The institute of Public Administration has a weblog for vacancies received by her contacts. Here you will also find interesting internships offers.