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Municipality of Amsterdam


IN Amsterdam is the office for international newcomers of the municipalities of Amsterdam, Amstelveen, Almere, Diemen, Haarlem, Hilversum, Haarlemmermeer and Velsen.

IN Amsterdam organizes regular seminars and hosts events alongside its partners to help internationals discover everything they need to know about living and working in the Amsterdam Area.

Coming events  

IT orientation day - December 2023

Find out if an IT retraining trajectory is right for you in this inspiring afternoon.

If you’re considering a career shift, you’ll likely wonder if it’s worth investing your time and money into an unfamiliar future. To help, IN Amsterdam has teamed up with IT training centre Techgrounds, which focusses on retraining and upskilling, to organise an IT orientation day.

Along with about 50 other retraining candidates, you’ll get an inside look at the IT job market, learn about retraining opportunities, providers, costs and admission requirements, and explore the possibilities of a future in the field.



15:45-16:00 Arrival

16:00-16:10 – Welcome and introduction

16:10-17:30 – Introduction to the IT job market

17:35-17:55 – Experiences of a career switcher with Q&A session

17:55-18:05 – Presentations by IT training providers

18:05-18:35 – Breakout sessions with various training providers

18:35 – Conclusion

 We will have snacks and drinks.

Date: 7 December

Time: 15:45 – 18:35

Location: IN Amsterdam office


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Recent seminars

IN Amsterdam's previous seminars have covered topics such as healthcare, tax and financial matters, starting a business, finding housing, choosing a school and much more. Watch the video of 'Home Sweet Home' seminar for an idea of what you'll learn.