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 2,700 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.
Amsterdam, a great place to work
Amsterdam – entrepreneurial, international, innovative, inspirational, beautiful. Amsterdam is a city for all and a great place to work.
Scheme for start-ups
As of 2015, a new regulation makes it possible for ambitious entrepreneurs to apply for a temporary residence permit for the Netherlands.
Starting your own business
Packed with helpful tips and resources, here is our practical guide to make your new business a success.
Information & Communications Technology
Find out why Amsterdam is a prominent choice for international IT professionals.
Volunteering in Amsterdam
Learn more about Amsterdam’s volunteer programmes. This is Lauren's story.
Get a sense of what it's like to live in Amsterdam and why the quality of life is rated so high on international reports.