Career Prospects

There are a lot of job opportunities in this area and I already had the chance to try some of them.
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Possible prospects

You are ready to integrate human, organizational, and technical skills in real-life contexts and will have no problem finding a suitable job, such as:

  • Business analyst
  • Enterprise architect
  • ICT project manager
  • Software production manager
  • Business consultant
  • ICT consultant
  • Software entrepreneur
  • Information analyst

Academic Careers

Your degree will allow you to pursue an academic career by continuing your education as a PhD student. One out of twelve MBI students choose to do so.

The department also provides more information about doing a PhD. PhD candidates are in part supervised through the graduate school. .

Professional Careers

Positions in industry obtained by our graduates include:

  • ICT Researcher (Organisation & Information, Utrecht University)
  • Business consultant (Deloitte, Morgan Chambers) 
  • ICT consultant (Capgemini, GX) 
  • Product software entrepreneur (,, Google, Microsoft, IBM)

Find our alumni

Curious about the jobs our alumni got? Browse the LinkedIn profiles of some of our graduates. 

Find out where they work, what they do and what their skills are.

International students

Learning Dutch

If you want to find a job or internship in the Netherlands, knowing Dutch will get you places. Even if you work within an international organisation, knowing at least some Dutch is always a benefit and in some cases even a requirement. In order to learn Dutch, free language websites such as or can get you started or take a look at the Dutch courses offered by Babel. As a student from Utrecht University you receive a 15% discount on their course offerings.

After graduation

If you want to stay in the Netherlands after your graduation, you can apply for the ‘residence permit orientation year’. This permit can be submitted within 3 years after completing your studies and allows you unlimited working rights (hence: a work permit –TWV- is not required). For an overview of the conditions that apply for this permit, please visit the IND website.