If you are a refugee living in Amsterdam, and you hold at least a Bachelor’s degree, you may be eligible to join the UvA’s work experience programme, ReLink. Gain work experience in a Dutch-speaking workplace and improve your chances of getting a job in the Netherlands.
Due to COVID-19 it is currently not possible to take part in any work placement programmes.
If you are selected to participate, you will be offered a work experience position at the UvA. Most positions are in the area of support services.
In addition to gaining work experience in the Netherlands, you will also benefit from:
Participation in ReLink is voluntary and unpaid. During the work placement, you will continue to receive benefits from the Dutch government (uitkering). You will be encouraged to look for paid work both during and after the programme.
You can apply to ReLink if you:
In addition, we select participants based on their prior work experience, availability and motivation. We give priority to unemployed candidates.
You are welcome to apply throughout the year.
If you meet the selection criteria (as shown in your CV), you will be invited for an interview.