Your career

Your time at Maastricht University is an excellent opportunity to gain hands-on experience and develop the skills you’ll need to start a successful professional career. Make the most out of your studies, strengthen your employability and make yourself sought after by graduate recruiters.


UM offers a broad range of opportunities to improve your employability skills. These include activities organised by the faculties and study associations as well as support from the UM Library and the Student Services Centre.

UM is committed to providing students with the knowledge, skills and personal attributes they’ll need to gain suitable employment. You can find personalised advice in our Student Portal (check the 'My Employability' tab).

A job that suits you

You cannot do without self-knowledge when you want to plan your career. You will need self-understanding in order to find out which job suits you. It's important to know what you are good at and what you need.

 This video can help you do that.

You can also increase your self-knowledge by using our online tools, following a workshop or booking an advisory meeting at UM Career Services:

UM Career Services

Visiting address

Student Services Centre
Room B1.21

Due to COVID19, the building is closed until further notice.

+31 43 388 5263


Postal address

Maastricht University
​Student Services Centre
UM Career Services