Leiden University Career Zone

career service fsw

Career advice

The Career Service FSW offers support if you have questions about your career, your master choice, the job market and job applications. Are you looking for career advice? Visit the Career Service FSW!

The Career Services and Community Engagement Service FSW offer limited services for an unspecifiable period due to the coronavirus crisis. 
It is still possible to make an appointment with one of the career counsellors, but it will be by phone or Teams call.
The online CV and LinkedIn profile check - service is also still available.
For other questions please contact us by email.

with one of the careers advisors about:

Make an appointment.

Are you having doubts about your choice of studies? Maybe your studies are not going well? Are you thinking about switching programmes?
For support and guidance on study choice you can also contact the career counsellors.

Make an appointment.


Send an email with the (Word) attachments and/or your Linkedin profile url to careerservice.socialsciences@fsw.leidenuniv.nl with the header: 'CV service' or 'LinkedIn profile check'. 
We aim to have your CV / LinkedIn profile checked within 5 working days. 

(Online) Appointment 
You can also discuss your CV and/or Linkedin profile with one of the student assistants of the Career Service FSW, via Teams or phone call.
Make an appointment with Iris or Annabel via the online appointment form!

Check out the tips on writing a CV and creating a LinkedIn profile in the Career zone and adjust your CV and LinkedIn profile if necessary before you mail them to the Career Service.

We do not check cover letters via email. It is best to make an appointment for this with one of the career advisors.

Workshops & events

Attend Career Workshops offered by your Career Service!

Workshops & Events
LU Career Zone Skills

Online CV & LinkedIn profile check
Send an email with your CV / LinkedIn profile url to careerservice.socialsciences@fsw.leidenuniv.nl 
(Online) appointment
Discuss your CV and/or LinkedIn profile with the student assistant of the Career Service FSW during an (online) appointment.

First check out the tips on:

CV and LinkedIn profile Make an appointment

Mentor Network

Register as student or mentor!