Job service

Job service

"In accordance with its strategic plan, Howest accompanies its students towards the employment market in the most appropriate way. "

Not only by involving the work field in the study programmes by means of projects, work placements and lectures by external partners, but also by acting as ‘matchmaker’ for job vacancies.  

To do so, Howest offers job application training sessions to students via several channels and organises the Jobhappening in Kortrijk in cooperation with other institutions from higher education and the city of Kortrijk. In addition, Howest facilitates a lot of outflow activities targeted to specific employment market sectors such as IT, health care, education, …  

Students who want to continue their studies are maximally assisted in their study choice via the  graduation fair Afstudeerbeurs AUGent, the Howest offer of continued studies called Aanbod verder studeren Howest, …  

Finally, through the job vacancy service, Howest also offers a platform on which work field partners can freely present their job vacancies and company information to Howest students and alumni. 


Each year, the city of Kortrijk organises a Jobhappening in collaboration with Howest and other institutions from higher education. As an employer, you get to know students from several study programmes at the universities of applied sciences and arts and universities in Kortrijk. Students, on their side, meet a lot of companies and organisations that offer job vacancies for higher educated graduates.  

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Job vacancy service

The job vacancy service is the matchmaker between our students/alumni and you, the employer. The platform that has been developed by Howest in cooperation with JobTeaser offers you the opportunity to post relevant company information and to send and/or manage job vacancy messages in the most appropriate way.

Create your (free) company account now.