Operations Reserach is a great start to your academic or professional career. It’s excellent preparation for a PhD, either at Maastricht University or at another international institution. The research methodologies you’ll learn, as well as the presentation and communication skills you’ll develop, will also prepare you for a research career working with companies, research organisations or governmental institutions.
Graduates have found positions as:
Our graduates have found positions, such as:
- Product manager, ABN-AMRO
- Research analysist, YouGov
- Associate, Boston Consultancy Group
- Statistical analyst, CBS
- Traffic safety consultant, Royal Haskoning DHV
- PhD candidate, Maastricht University (and other universities worldwide)
An employer’s perspective
Working in research teaches you skills that are important for developing critical thinking. From an employer’s point of view, knowing an applicant has a research master’s also makes it easier to know what kind of person is taking part in the hiring process.
Frank Zuurbier, owner
and co-founder of Fileradar BV