THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

A Guide to Internships – Part 2

  So, now that you have gotten the internship, or you’re considering doing one, to make sure it counts for school there are a couple of things you have to … Continue reading

September 6, 2020 · Leave a comment

A guide to Internships – Part 1

As some of you know there is the option to do an internship as part of your discretionary space. As part of my own programme, International Studies, this opportunity comes … Continue reading

August 25, 2020 · Leave a comment

Doing A Virtual Internship – Tips and Tricks

As international students, we have been adapting to the new normal since early days of 2020. Personally, I feel so lucky that, thanks to our academic staff, the shift from … Continue reading

August 19, 2020 · Leave a comment

Need funding for a project? Consider the LUF!

Have you ever heard of the Leiden University Fund? And did you know that, as a student of Leiden University you can apply for one of their grants to carry … Continue reading

May 5, 2019 · Leave a comment

An internship at one of Uganda’s biggest newspapers – Part 1

Guest blogger: Donna de Weijer, MA African Studies It has been two weeks since I arrived in Kampala, Uganda, and time has flown by. Surprisingly enough, getting used to my … Continue reading

February 5, 2019 · 1 Comment

My African Experience: Part 1, the beginning

Guest blogger: Erik van der Zanden, MA African Studies What am I doing in Kampala, Uganda? While this is my fifth time in eight years that I visit Uganda, it … Continue reading

February 5, 2019 · Leave a comment

An Icelandic Literary Expedition

  In some programmes you can apply to become an intern at an organisation and earn course credits. As a literature student I wanted to be an intern at a … Continue reading

May 15, 2018 · 1 Comment

30 Days of Rejection

It all started with me being suddenly ambitious (and anxious) thinking about an internship I have to do as a part of my master’s program. Being a non-EU citizen, I … Continue reading

December 8, 2017 · 2 Comments

Children at Play – My clinical internship in Germany

I am sending a quick hello from Germany, where I am currently interning at a Clinic for children with neurological problems of all sorts. But why am I here and … Continue reading

July 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Career Orientation; Take One

I am starting a little series on career orientation to gather a few ideas on how to approach this fuzzy topic. The first part is about career fairs and I … Continue reading

April 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

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