Master Yourself is a project of the Maastricht University Student Employability Initiative (in cooperation with UM Career Services) and aims to prepare our graduating Master students for entering the job market in the best possible way. Students are offered a unique chance to attend workshops and masterclasses at renowned companies and organizations in the region. Together with mastering new valuable skills, they get the chance to expand their network and get an inside look at how these companies run their businesses.
Are you a Master student at Maastricht University, getting ready to graduate and enter the labor market? If you want to start launching your career the best way possible, take our advice and gain the necessary skills that help you get there. And best of all, it’s completely free!
Are you a company, eager to contribute to bridging the gap between current graduates and corporate skills? Master Yourself will provide you with this opportunity and it will also give you a chance to spot talent and/or future employees;
Master Yourself is:
Connecting you with actual external organizations, thus expanding your professional network
A valuable addition to your education, to kick-start your career upon graduation.
A chance to expand your professional network in an informal and easy way.
Improving your practical professional skills through free workshops/masterclasses.
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Meet our Master Yourself Ambassadors
“Hi there! My name is Fleur and currently, I am enrolled in the master program Marketing-Finance at SBE. I am from the beautiful province Limburg and for now, I am really excited to be an ambassador of Master Yourself. After my bachelors, I decided to take 2 gap-years in which I did a board year and an internship abroad. I feel that gaining practical experience next to your studies is very important before entering the job market. As ambassadors, we are here to help. By attending our workshops and masterclasses you will have a great opportunity to meet your future employer and connect with renowned companies. Are you ready to kick-start your future career? Then I’ll see you soon at one of the workshops! ”
“Hi everyone! I’m Anna, a master student of Media Studies: Digital Cultures at FASoS. I’m from Russia, but for the last couple of months, I’ve been living in Limburg, one of the most wonderful provinces of the Netherlands. During my Bachelor’s in Moscow, I took a chance to do internships and volunteer at many events. These activities did broaden my horizon and career opportunities after I had graduated! Now I am happy to be an ambassador of Master Yourself and help you to prepare for the job market. I hope I will meet you during the workshops carried by famous companies in the region. Don’t forget to bring your CV – who knows where your dream job finds you! ”
FASoS (Media Studies, Digital Cultures)
UNU-MERIT (Public Policy and Human development)
“Hey! I’m Bansi and I’m an Electrical Engineer, an IT professional and a master student of Public Policy and Human Development at UNU-MERIT! You never know who will help you to land your dream job and that’s why I encourage you all to be part of Master yourself programme which bridges the gap between graduates and the job market.
I believe university life is beyond just the books and daily schedule! Expand your horizons and you’ll get there 🙂 I’m looking forward to meeting the students who are at the same juncture as me right now and let’s all make use of this opportunity together with Maastricht University’s programme- Master yourself!”