Free Career Program - 12th ed.

Are you looking for a career boot camp, providing all the tools you need to enter the Belgian job market in just one week? Join edition 12 of our career program consisting of five half-day workshops (free but with no-show fee)

A participant's testimonial that says it all: "It transformed my perception of myself and my position in the job market. It also really helped me get an in-depth understanding of how I can find a job that works for me, and my values, to deliver long term satisfaction.On top of great practical insights into the job market, I have more clarity on myself and my approach" 

AUDIENCE – Are you:

  • An international (spouse) in Leuven looking to enter the Belgian job market after relocation?
  • Wondering where to start and how to move forward?
  • Searching to answer the question "what am I good at and what do I want to do"?
  • Wanting to improve your CV, motivation letter and personal sales pitch?

PROGRAM: 9:00-12:30 with the necessary breaks

  • 19 June: Self-assessment. Explore talents, skills, interest, motivation. Re-orientate or double check what you want and what you have to offer
  • 20 June: Option assessment & business networking. Targeted networking in Belgium via all type of media, including LinkedIn
  • 21 June: Application documents. CV, motivation letter & Belgian business culture
  • 22 June: Personal Branding. Perfecting and practising your elevator pitch. Creating your own job search road map.
  • 23 June: Interview training

APPROACH – During the training the focus will be on:

  • Group coaching
  • Interaction between the participants and the trainer
  • Practical tips & tricks
  • Tools to facilitate the networking process
  • Exercises & exchange of experiences


  • Hands-on tools for the job search
  • Focus on what you have to offer and how to sell it
  • Updated application documents
  • Road map and action points to kick off your career!


  • Express interest by filling out and following the directions on this online form. Group interaction is key, so only 12 places are available. 
  • If we have too many applicants a short intake will be done over the phone beforehand.
  • Participation is free. International House Leuven offers the trainers, course material and organisation but in return we ask commitment and active participation. Past experience has forced us however to instate a formal no-show policy. A no-show fee of 60 € will apply for every half-day session missed without valid reason (own illness or of a family member; with doctor's certificate).

General info

Monday 19 June 2023 - Friday 23 June 2023
International House Leuven
Free, after selection (no-show fee)
International House Leuven
Tiensevest 60
3000 Leuven
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