Explore Career Opportunities & Immigration Options in the Netherlands

Register: Handshake // Zoom

Join this inspiring session with The Netherlands Point of Entry and Bol.com to learn more about career options in the Netherlands. 

The Netherlands Point of Entry is the first stop for international talent looking to work or set up a business in the Netherlands. We give advice to entrepreneurs, graduates and professionals about residence permits. The Netherlands Point of Entry also provides support on legal procedures, financial requirements and the process of applying for a visa. This event is a great opportunity to learn about the different options you have after graduation! 

During this presentation the Netherlands Point of Entry will explain all you need to know about: 

  • Why and how to kickstart in the Netherlands. 
  • The entrepreneurial startup and scale-up ecosystem in the Netherlands.
  • Visa requirements for 5 different visa: startup visa, self-employed visa, highly skilled migrant visa, key employee visa and orientation year visa
  • A job portal with over 8000 jobs listed at over 1500 companies (English speaking vacancies, no Dutch required!) 

Bol.com is a brand of Ahold Delhaize, the largest online retailer in the Netherlands and Belgium, serving 13 million active customers. Representatives from Bol.com will share their relocation experience to the Netherlands, insights into Dutch working culture at bol.com, and valuable tips on applying for jobs in the Netherlands from abroad. Don't miss this opportunity to explore the exciting world of Bol.com and its diverse workforce!

This event is supported by UMN College of Liberal Arts, UMN Career Services Administration, UMN Learning Abroad Center, and University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. This event is open to all current students and recent alumni of University of Minnesota and University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. 


  • 11am-12pm CT: presentation by Netherlands Point of Entry and Bol.com 
  • 12pm-12:30pm CT: optional open networking between UMN and UIUC students 

Please email Jane Sitter at sitt0036@umn.edu with any questions.


Start date
Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2023, 11 a.m.
End date
Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2023, 12:30 p.m.