Leiden University Career Zone



Career Counselors Science Career Service:
Ilse Huijskens PhD

What does Science Career Service offer?

  • Workshops & Events (online and on campus)
  • An online CV check
  • The open consultation hour for short questions about CV, motivation letter, LinkedIn, job application or other career related questions
  • Individual appointment for a (study) career meeting about: (study) career orientation, application skills, study choice or master choice
  • Email for other career related questions

Workshops & Events, such as;

  • CV & Cover Letter
  • LinkedIn for Beginners, LinkedIn for Advanced
  • Job Interview
  • Prepare Yourself for the Bio Science Park Excursion
  • Prepare Yourself for the Bètabanenmarkt
  • Career College: Working in Research
  • Career College: Working in Education
  • Career College: Working as a Data Scientist
  • Career College: Working as a Consultant

Online CV-check:
Send an email with the (Word) attachments to career@science.leidenuniv.nl. Please include “CV check” in the subject.

Open Consultation Hour
The Open Consultation Hour is available by phone: +31 (0)71 527 1867
Thursday 12:30 - 13:30 hour.

Individual appointment
Here you can book your appointment (30 minutes) with one of the career counselors.
Appointments will take place on location, via video calling (Skype, Teams, Kaltura) or by telephone in case video calling is not possible.

Please note! Due to the departure of Annemarie Loeters in February ‘23, the staffing of Science Career Service is temporarily limited until April ‘23 and there is limited availability for individual appointments. Therefore, FIRST check whether the LU Careerzone and/or workshops can provide relevant information. From May ‘23, Career Service will be fully available again for individual consults. We hope for your understanding.

Other questions
Other career related questions or questions about our services can be directed to career@science.leidenuniv.nl.

Workshops & events

Attend Career Workshops offered by your Career Service!

Workshops & Events