Career Prospects

During the Master’s programme, you will be challenged to determine which career perspective best fits your talents and interests. We will guide and support you to focus your programme on obtaining all the skills required for a certain career path.

Academic careers

About 50 % of our graduates choose to complete a PhD programme.

Non-academic careers 

Our graduates have a broad range of career opportunities outside the world of academia. Professional careers of some graduates include:

  • Process simulation engineer at CFTC
  • Logisticians at KLM
  • Data analyst at RABOBANK and MARKTPLAATS
  • Researcher at the National Aerospace Laboratory (NLR)
  • Market maker at EY

Career Services

UU Career Services offers training related to career orientation and job application skills; examples include writing an application letter and CV and conducting a job interview. You can find more information about career services on UU Career Services for Dutch students or UU Career Services for international students.

Careers Day

Once a year Utrecht University organises a Careers Day. The Careers Day offers the opportunity to sign up for workshops and trainings, and to meet recruiters at the careers fair. It’s also possible to join a job application training or have your resume checked.