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Municipality of Amsterdam


IN Amsterdam is the office for international newcomers of the municipalities of Amsterdam, Amstelveen, Almere, Diemen, Haarlem, Hilversum, Haarlemmermeer and Velsen.

IN Amsterdam organizes regular seminars and hosts events alongside its partners to help internationals discover everything they need to know about living and working in the Amsterdam Area.

Coming events  

  • Career workshop for spouses and partners

Career workshop

Join us for our upcoming multi-day career workshop for internationals. With plenty of practical tips and guidance on CVs, cover letters and interview prep, this workshop will equip participants with all there is to know about the Dutch job market, cultural and business standards and networking skills.

Tailored to internationals with the right to work in the Netherlands, particularly spouses relocating following their partner’s job placement, this three-day workshop will set you up with essential knowledge of the Dutch labour market, networking skills and cultural insights.

There is a strong focus on clear, straightforward information and practical support: expect insightful tips on personalising CV profiles, interactive sessions for polishing your CV and motivation letter drafts, and mock interviews to gain useful experience. Sessions are set to take place throughout the year. The next workshop takes place across 4 days in June 2024. The workshop is free of charge. Spots are limited.


Day 1: Introduction and CV

Day 2: LinkedIn

Day 3: Letter, vacancy selection and labour market

Day 4: Interview preparation and practice



Dates: 5, 12, 19 & 26 June

Time: 09:30-12:00

Location: UWV WERKbedrijf Amsterdam 

Sign up

Places are limited to 12 participants. To sign up, please email with the subject ‘Career workshop’ and include: full name, date of birth, city of residence, type of permit and your CV.


Recent seminars

IN Amsterdam's previous seminars have covered topics such as healthcare, tax and financial matters, starting a business, finding housing, choosing a school and much more. Watch the video of 'Home Sweet Home' seminar for an idea of what you'll learn.