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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. Office hours by appointment (071 527 22 35)
The Hague: Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Office hours by appointment (071 527 22 35)

Out of the office: 1 until 5 October
                               29 October until 3 November

Ms. Loes Nordlohne Msc, career advisor 
Working days: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 
Office hours by appointment (071 527 22 35): Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 1:30 pm to 3 pm. 

Out of the office: 2 October, 23 until 25 October

Ms. Barbara Sumer MA, internship coordinator 
Working days: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 
Office hours by appointment (071 527 22 35):  Wednesdays, 2 pm to 4 pm and Thursdays, 11 am to 12 pm.

Out of the office: 13 September until 1 October , 22 October

Linda Goltsche MA, internship coordinator, career advisor  
Working days: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Office hours by appointment (071 527 22 35).

Out of the office: 8 October until 22 October

Ms. Michelle van der Voort BA, secretary 
Working days: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday.  Tuesdays 09:00-13:30.

Out of the office:  2, 22, 23, 29, 30 October

Please call 071-527 2235 to make an appointment.

Opening hours

From Monday until Friday between 10:00 and 12:00 we are available at the LIPS desk next to the reception for information and questions.

The Career Service is open from Monday untill Friday 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. 



The Career Service is located at: 
Lipsius building, 1st Floor, room 1.40
Cleveringaplaats 1, 2311 BV, Leiden 
The secretary's office is located in room 1.32

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

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