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Career Service

The career service offers support if you have questions about your career, your personal profile, the job market and job applications.

Would you like to gain work experience during your studies? Ask the career service about the options available. Each faculty has its own career service. You will find more information on your faculty tab.

You can contact your faculty career service for:

  • career advice
  • internship advice
  • choice of Master’s programme and career options
  • career tests
  • information about career orientation and job applications
  • workshops
  • CV and cover letter checks
  • information sessions

Humanities Career Service

The Faculty of Humanities Career Service provides Humanities students with professional advice and guidance concerning (international) internships and jobs, courses in career planning and job application, and job application readers. 

The internship coordinator and the career advisor assist you in exploring your individual interests and abilities, and guide you towards the most appropriate internships and job. 


Mr. Atse Fokkens MA,  internship coordinator, career advisor  
Leiden: Tuesday and Thursday. Available for consultation Tuesdays, 3 pm to 4:30 pm and Thursdays, 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
The Hague: Monday and Friday. Available for consultation Mondays, 10:30 am to 11:30 am and 3 pm to 4 pm and Fridays, 10:30 am to 12 pm and 2 pm to 15 pm

Out of the office: 5 February untill 11 February 2018

Ms. Barbara Sumer MA, internship coordinator 
Available for consultation Wednesdays, 2 pm to 4 pm and Thursdays, 11 am to 12 pm.

At the moment Mrs Barbara Sumer is absent for an indefinite period of time.

Ms. Loes Nordlohne Msc, career advisor 
Available for consultation on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 2 pm to 3 pm. 

Out of the office: 1 May untill 13 May 2018

Ms. Michelle van der Voort, secretary 
Opening hours (secretary's office): Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 9.00-17.00 hours.

Out of the office: 5 February 2018,  19 February untill 27 February 2018

Please call 071-527 2235 to make an appointment.

Opening hours

The Career Service is open from Monday untill Thursday from 9 am untill 5 pm. During these hours the library of the Career Service is open as well, please call in advance to check for availability. 

On Fridays it is possible to leave and/or pick up documents from 9 am untill 5 pm.



The Career Service is located at: 
Lipsius building, 1st Floor, room 1.40
Cleveringaplaats 1, 2311 BV, Leiden 

Phone: 071 - 527 22 35 
E-mail: careerservice@hum.leidenuniv.nl