Finding a job

Are you an international interested in finding a job in the Netherlands? There are plenty of employment opportunities in Utrecht Region. In this section, we offer tips on how to find a suitable position, help you on your way with our job portal and provide information on career events and volunteering in the Netherlands.

How to find a job

Wondering how to find a job in the Netherlands? It may require some effort, but we have some tips to guide you. You can browse job portals, attend career events, use recruitment specialists or network to help you find a position. Check the vacancy section of the websites of the companies and organisations you want to work for. Most companies also advertise their vacancies on LinkedIn. Make sure your LinkedIn profile is professional and up to date as many recruiters browse profiles to find potential matches. Start your search by exploring the job portal below.

Job portal

To help you in your search for a job, we list non-Dutch speaking vacancies and assignments in the job portal below. The portal provides a real-time overview of the latest vacancies in various specialisms and industries including academia, management, engineering, finance and marketing.

Go to portal


Volunteering is an excellent way to meet new people, especially if you have recently arrived in an area. It can help you make friends, expand your network and learn new skills. Learn more about Utrecht Region's volunteer opportunities.

Learn more

Events and fairs

Another great way to meet employers, expand your network and improve your job search skills is by attending international (career) events and fairs. Many events take place each year, such as the International Talent Event organised by the International Welcome Event for Expats. Learn more by visiting our events page and social media portals.

Find events

Straight to Utrecht Region

Are you convinced that Utrecht Region is the place to set up business and are you ready to move?
Use our moving guide to choose the next steps on the journey to your new home or contact
the International Welcome Centre for all your questions about settling in Utrecht Region.

Moving guide   IWCUR