On this page you will find stories of CIS-alumni who are now working on the labor market and of CIS-students who have a side job at Tilburg University. Do you want to know what it is like to have a side job or real job? Please do read these experiences.

Are you concretely looking for a (side) job? Please click on ‘Open Vacancies’ to go to the Internships & Vacancies Page.

As Career Services Officer I am here for you. Do you already have a clear picture of your ideal career? Or do you still need to plot the right course? Wherever you stand, I am happy to help you along. Together we prepare you for your transition to the labor market. From the moment you embark on your studies until a year after your graduation you are able to get guidance by me or my fellow Career Services’ colleagues. Feel free to contact me at tsh.careerservices@tilburguniversity.edu in order to discuss your question or take a look at the Career Portal.

– Marie de Laaf


Linda Slaats at WebdesignTilburg

Since September I work for WebdesignTilburg. This is an internet company that offers a complete package of internet services; from building a website to online marketing. The team consists of ten employees, which are complemented with one or two…

Elke Boertien at Brunel/APG Heerlen

Since the 1st of April 2016 I work for Brunel and since the 1st of August 2016 I am detached as NextGen Trainee at APG in Heerlen, one of the biggest pension providers of the Netherlands. It is a large company: the IT-department only already has about 500 employees…

Mijndert Rodolf at 013 Poppodium

Since August 2016 I have been working at the largest self-scheduling pop stage in the Netherlands: 013 Poppodium. Here, at least 350 events take place, of which 60 are dance events. In addition to pop concerts, club nights and cabaret, we organize festivals such as WOO HAH!

Relevant Side Jobs at Tilburg University

Dennis de Groot as student assistant

I worked as a student assistant with Pieter Spronck at the university. It is a paid side job for eight hours a week. For my work I had to write a script (programming) to ‘translate’ the book that he wrote to a HTML-page, a kind of an online version so to say. I really had the freedom…

Donny Batenburg at Student Party Dante

Besides my study I am a member of Fractie Dante, which represents the students in the Faculty Council. Our responsibilities include having meetings with the Faculty Board of Tilburg School of Humanities (TSH) in which all students Communication and Information…

Lonneke Timmers as mentor/student pooler

At Tilburg University I have done different voluntary and paid side jobs of which I still do some with great pleasure. The amount of side jobs at the university has become a bit too much to name in detail, but the thing I like to do the most is mentoring/help new CIS students…

Jesse Janse as Member Program Committee

I’m a member of the Program Committee of CIS. In this committee, six students and six lecturers of CIS take place, who meet several times a year to discuss CIS-related topics, such as proposed changes in the curriculum and course evaluations…

Anneloes Meijer as student assessor

I give feedback to the Education Policy Officer and secretary of the Faculty Board about the study programme committees. I am also the contact person for members of the study programme committees when they have questions about regular matters or…


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