Policy / Government career

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When you work for a governmental department you get insight into political processes and are faced with a large diversity of tasks and topics. Working in policy provides you with a large variety of opportunities for your career and your professional development. Good networking skills, open-mindedness and creative thinking are important for building your career in policy.
Here you can find more information about what it means to work in politics in the Netherlands or abroad, where to find information about job opportunities, suitable courses, etc. If you feel things are missing or if you have suggestions for additions, do let us know at office.pe@wur.nl!

Policy / Government-oriented courses
  • WAGENINGEN: General T-shaped Skills courses
    Important when starting any job are T-shaped skills. These include communication, project-management courses and presentation courses
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PE&RC Alumni experiences

A few stories of our PE&RC alumni have now been posted online. You can find them here.