April 28, 2023

Traineeships for recent graduates: Discover your career opportunities

Have you just graduated from university and want to kick-start your career? Then take a look at a WO traineeship! A traineeship offers the opportunity to work and learn at a high level and develop yourself within your field of expertise. But what types of traineeships are there for university graduates? In this article, we discuss the different types of university traineeships and what you can expect from working and learning at wo level at different companies.

What is a master traineeship?

A wo traineeship is a traineeship aimed at starters with a completed university education. A traineeship is a special programme for recent graduates where you gain a lot of work experience in a short time and follow various training and courses. The purpose of such a wo traineeship is to develop yourself and discover your talents within a certain field.

Different types of wo traineeship vacancies

There are different types of traineeships available for wo graduates, depending on your interests and career goals. Some examples of the different fields in which you can follow a wo traineeship are Management, Communication, ICT, IT and Marketing. Within these fields, different specialisations are often possible, such as HR management, web development and digital marketing.

Working and learning at wo level with different companies

A traineeship gives you the opportunity to work and learn at graduate level with different companies. For example, you can work for a multinational company, a start-up or a government institution. The advantage of a traineeship is that you gain a lot of experience in different organisations in a short time. In addition, you often get the opportunity to grow quickly within a company and to stay on after the traineeship.

Traineeship salary for graduates

As a wo trainee, you often earn a starting salary, which can vary between € 2,500 and € 3,500 gross per month. Of course, this amount depends on the employer and the type of traineeship you follow. Besides the salary, many companies also offer other benefits, such as a lease car, laptop and telephone.

Best wo traineeships in the Netherlands and abroad

There are several places where you can follow a traineeship, both in the Netherlands and abroad. In the Netherlands, the big cities such as Amsterdam, The Hague and Rotterdam are popular. Outside the Netherlands, cities such as London, Berlin and Barcelona are interesting. It is therefore important to research carefully which companies and locations suit you best.

Difference between a bachelor and master traineeship

There are different types of traineeships available for graduates of both undergraduate and graduate programmes. The main difference between these traineeships is the duration of the programme and the requirements for the candidates.

Generally, master traineeships are longer than bachelor traineeships and can last up to 2 or 3 years. Bachelor traineeships are generally shorter and often last between 1 and 2 years.

In addition, master traineeships generally have higher requirements for candidates, such as a higher level of academic performance and more work experience. Traineeship wo bachelor are usually aimed at recent graduates and have less stringent requirements for candidates.

Curious about our VYP programme?

If you are looking for a wo traineeship in maritime supply chain, then the Venturn Young Professionals (VYP) programme might be for you. The programme is designed to help you grow as a professional and also offers the opportunity to build valuable networks. Visit our website to learn more about the VYP programme, or contact our team for more information.

Frequently asked questions

What are the best traineeships for wo'ers?

There are many different types of traineeships available for wo'ers, depending on their area of interest and career ambitions. Some popular options include traineeships in finance, consulting, technology, marketing, HR and supply chain management.

What is the difference between a bachelor and master traineeship?

An undergraduate traineeship is aimed at recent graduates with a bachelor's degree. The program focuses on developing basic knowledge and skills in a specific sector. A wo master traineeship is aimed at recent graduates with a master's degree and usually offers more in-depth and specialized training.

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