Find out about work and employment opportunities in Amsterdam: job searches, recruitment, starting a business and more.

Finding a job in Amsterdam

Whether you’re looking for full-time employment, freelance opportunities or even a chance to found or work at a start-up, Amsterdam offers plenty of opportunities for internationals looking to develop their career.

Companies in Amsterdam

More than 2,500 international companies are established in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area, and many fields, such as the creative industries, life sciences and tech and ICT, are particularly thriving.

Working in Amsterdam

Working in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is an old European capital city with a modern outlook. As such, it offers plenty of unique opportunities for internationals looking to devel...

Job search

Browse thousands of non-Dutch speaking positions in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area and take the next step in your career!

Employer map

Browse the interactive Employer Map, with locations and details of major companies in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area.

Your industry

Amsterdam is one of Europe’s most international cities and a truly global hub for consumer goods, information and people. It's home to a thriving tech...

30% tax ruling

The 30% reimbursement ruling (better known as the 30% ruling) is a tax advantage for highly skilled migrants moving to the Netherlands for a specific ...

Orientation Year permits for recent graduates

Recent bachelor’s and master’s graduates from universities and colleges in the Netherlands can search for work in the Netherlands for up to a year wit...

Highly skilled migrants

Immigration and Naturalisation Service (IND) developed the Expatcenter Procedure, an entry procedure specifically for highly skilled migrants or ‘know...

Starting a business

In a country with a rich history of trade and commerce, it’s little surprise more than 800,000 people in the Netherlands are registered as sole propri...

Tech Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a thriving tech and ICT hub. A prominent choice for international professionals, the city is home to an open and creative tech scene and ...