Developing a new traineeship

Faculteit Honours College
Jaar 2021/22
Vakcode HCMLL05904
Vaknaam Developing a new traineeship
Niveau(s) master
Voertaal Engels en Nederlands
Periode semester I b en semester II a
Rooster February – May/June 2021

Uitgebreide vaknaam Developing a new traineeship in the North
Leerdoelen a) To observe, experience and practise leadership skills in a controlled environment, being Vonk Traineeship

b) To acquire (new) knowledge (in a multidisciplinary environment), being:

Knowledge of the northern Dutch labour market
Added value of a highly challenging traineeship in the Northern Netherlands
Knowledge of HR-needs of ambitious Northern organizations
Knowledge of entrepreneurship (since Vonk is a start-up with which you’ll collaborate)
Omschrijving Description Leadership Lab:
Time and again, many ambitious students in the Northern Netherlands are set on leaving the North after they’ve graduated. The assumption is that the North lacks challenging career options and that it is not the ‘place to be’ for young professionals. Nonsense! The North has a lot to offer for young professionals. But it simply is less visible.

That is why we’ve started Vonk Traineeship: a multi-company traineeship that matches talented young professionals with ambitious organizations in the Northern Netherlands. While our multi-company concept can already count on a lot of enthusiasm, we believe more is needed to successfully match these talents and Northern organizations.

That is why we need you! During this Leadership Lab, you will explore the Northern labour market and collaborate with us to map HR-needs of Northern organizations. In which sectors will the need of academic talent grow during the coming years? How can Vonk Traineeship develop a sector specific traineeship to match these needs? In the end, you will collaborate with and consult us, in order to lay the groundwork for a sector-specific Vonk traineeship.

The activities you will do:
Act as a consultant, consulting Vonk Traineeship
Connect with Northern Dutch organizations and networks
Discuss and analyze current and future HR-needs of these organizations (with a focus on academic talent)
Develop an advise for Vonk Traineeship, containing an analysis of these HR-needs and ideas for the development of a sector specific Vonk traineeship.
Brainstorm with the Vonk team about possible directions and options in the development of a sector specific Vonk traineeship.

Leadership skills that will be practiced, e.g.:
(point out at least two)

-effective communication
-operating interdisciplinary
-to write a policy or vision essay (however, the form of your advice is up to you)
-how to use your network
-to organize
-to make a clear analyses of a problem

Vonk Traineeship
Uren per week variabel
(a) a reflection report b) an advisory report/presentation (form is up to you))
Vaksoort Honours College-Master
Coördinator Rients Verschoor, MA
Docent(en) dr. H.J. van der Strate , Rients Verschoor, MA
Entreevoorwaarden Only available for students who have been accepted into the MA Honours College Programme.
Opmerkingen When you are participating in the Honours master Programme, you can choose from several Leadership Labs. It is mandatory to apply for 1 Leadership Lab.

Language of instruction:
Dutch or English. 1 Dutch student needed
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