RMA History Blog

Working Outside Academia

How did alumni find their first jobs outside academia? Read it here!


Pieter Verschuren: Commercial writing with an academic background
“Learn how to sell yourself, especially if you want to work in the commercial sector.”


Jorg van Velzen: Using your academic and extracurricular experience
“It might sound strange, but do not focus too much on your life after graduation.”


Stijn van Hooff: Television and politics
Work on your academic skills but don’t forget other useful skills.


Casper van der Veen: From history to journalism
“Just think creatively, show initiative and don’t be afraid to let people know what you want.”