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Whether you are a student looking for a part-time job, a recent graduate or you already have a lot of work experience, Groningen has a wealth of career opportunities for international residents. Finding the right job can sometimes be a challenge, so it is important to prepare yourself before you start your search. On this page you will find information about finding a job in Groningen.

Where can I search for jobs?

Most jobs are advertised online on different platforms. In the maze of websites, it can sometimes be confusing to figure out where to find a job. Even if you don't speak Dutch, there are plenty of places where you can work. Make it in the North, Welcome to NL and Academic Transfer list plenty of jobs suitable for internationals. Do you speak (some) Dutch? Then you can also take a look at the websites Noorderlink, de Nationale Vacaturebank and the EU job board

Employment agencies

Are you having trouble finding a job and could you use some help? Then maybe a temp agency is the best fit for you. They will help you find a suitable position. There are a lot of different agencies active in Groningen, for example, there is an agency called Undutchables especially for internationals. Some other large staffing agencies are YoungCapital and Olympia.


Do you find it difficult to find your dream job in any of the above ways? Then a strong network can also come in handy in helping you find a job. There are several networking events where you can meet potential employers, such as the Promotiedagen or the Noordelijke Banenbeurs. Make it in the North has an extensive article about how to build your network in the Northern Netherlands.

More tips and tricks

Would you like more information about finding a job in Groningen? Or getting extra tips and tricks on how to go about your job application? The websites Make it in the North and The International Welcome Center North are the best places to consult to find a job as an international.

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