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Dual-Career Support Meetings

Dual Career Support organizes monthly meetings in cooperation with POINTS, the voluntary group Partners Of International Staff. The aim of these meetings is to build up your social and professional network, to help you integrate into Dutch society in general and Groningen in particular, and to familiarize yourself with the job market in Groningen and its surroundings, and the Netherlands as a whole.

As soon as you have registered for Dual Career Support, you will receive invitations for the meetings in your mailbox. Events will also be published at  Facebook and LinkedIn.

Examples of our last meetings:
22 September 14.00 - 16.00 City tour, start Academy Building
22 September 16.30 - 18.30 Borrel September
6 Oktober 16.30 - 21.00 Potluck
10 November 14.30- 16.00 What about the Dutch cultural workshop

10 November 16.30 - 18.30 Borrel November

15 December 16.30 - 22.00 Presentation of Nations Hotpot for partners and their life parners

Meetings in 2018:

In 2018 Dual Career Support of the University of Groningen organizes three career workshops especially tailored to the needs of internationals who wish to succeed on the Dutch labor market. The workshops are for (registered) partners of (new) international academic staff at the University of Groningen. There are a few places available for members of Connect International Groningen. If you are interested in more workshops, apply for each workshop separately.

The workshops are free of charge and are supported by the University of Groningen. Once we've confirmed your participation in a workshop, we expect you to attend. ‘No show’ disadvantages other interested participants.

Workshop Date Teacher Registration
Discover your value!   25 January, 1.30 - 4.30 pm Fransis Bosch

Sign up for the workshop 'Discover your value' (before 19 January)

Effectively using Linked-In 15 February, 1.30 - 4.30 pm   Fransis Bosch

Sign up for the workshop 'Effectively using LinkedIn' (before 1 February)

Networking works   19 April, 1 – 5 pm Annette Rauh

Sign up for the workshop 'Networking works' (before 6 april)

   For information about the workshops and the teachers, please consult our overview.

Borrels ' (drinks)

Thursday 25 January, 4.30 pm - 6 pm (place to be announced)

Thursday 15 February, 4.30 pm - 6 pm  (place to be announced)

Thursday 15 April (5 am - 6.30 pm (place to be announced)

Futher upcoming events
Make your elevator pitch + borrel (to be announced / planned in March)
Trip to Schiermonnikoog (to be announced, planned in May/June)

Dual Career Support cooperates closely with the International Welcome Center North and Connect International.

As of 1 September 2016 (salaried) newcomers from abroad are offered a year-long Connect International membership for free. Connect International hosts a variety of interesting social and career events. Members receive information about these meetings and activites per email.

Planned activities of Connect International

25 January Network café (with representatives of organizations)

These network cafés take place every two months.

Not registered yet?

Download, fill out and send the application form, presented on our webpage, to

Are activities are also announced at our regularly newsletter and at Facebook POINTS Groningen

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