End 2017, 11 trainees have started at VU Amsterdam, all working in different service departments or faculties. Within their traineeship they perform all kinds of assignments, focused on improving the services within VU Amsterdam. Besides the assignment, the trainees have an educational program, focused on professional and personal development. With their novel and fresh ideas they help our organization in improving their services, but also connecting the different departments with each other.
The Development program for junior lecturers is an excisting opportunity for creative and talented junior lecturers at VU Amsterdam. Its goal is to develop professionally as a teacher, to participate in educational innovations and to build a track record for a career in education. The program is aimed to build a community and to deepend and broaden the junior lecturers' knowloedge and skills in education and educational innovation over a four year period.
Do you want to meet other young professional at VU Amsterdam? Then join the gatherings of Young.VU, the young professional network of VU Amsterdam. Together we work towards a VU with closer connections amongst colleagues, both amongst scientific and supporting staff (<36 years of age). The network aims to create new connections, share knowledge and innovate beyond the borders of faculties and departments. Therefore, we organize both intellectual and informal gatherings for young professionals, based on your interests.
We hope to welcome you at one of our next activities!