Do you want to find a suitable job quicker with the knowledge of an experienced mentor who knows the added value of your cultural background?
Are you a Dutch-speaking 3rd-year student or an MA student within the UvA's faculties FEB, FGw, FMG of FdR? Do you want to start with an orientation on the job market, learn how to present yourself and gain more focus on your future? Then the unique programme Meet Your Mentor might be for you.
The team of the Chief Diversity Officer has started begun a pilot for the new online mentoring programme Meet Your Mentor. If you are a Dutch-speaking student in your third year or an MA student with an ethnic minority background who is entering the Dutch job market you are very welcome to apply. Meet Your Mentor offers students a mentor (a professional) who will be supporting you in your exploration of the Dutch job market.
Meet Your Mentor supports Dutch (first generation-) students with a ethnic minority background in their transfer into the Dutch job market. The online platform offers a mentor to students who want to explore the Dutch job market. With your mentor you will discuss your personal challenges and discover your strength as a future young professional. The language used on the platform is Dutch and is primarily meant for students who were born and raised in the Netherlands.
The outcomes of the programme can be different for everyone who participates, because everyone has his/her own learninggoals. MYM doesn’t guarantee a job but supports you with enhancing your chances of landing a suitable job. What we are aiming to reach at the end of the programme (6 months) is that you:
The match between mentors and mentees will be based on the registration form and the available mentors.
The trajectory consists out of:
During the entire programme, a project manager will be available for mediation and/or questions.