ENJOY AND WORK WITH YOUR FRIENDS IN THE SUMMER #WORKSUMMERBALANCE
Imagine, you are standing in a crowd of one of the biggest free festivals in the Netherlands, enjoying more than 1000 different performances and earning 3200 euros in 6 weeks! Isn’t it a terrific opportunity?
We are talking about the Vierdaagse feesten. The biggest free event in Nijmegen during the Dutch summer holidays!
WHAT CAN YOU EXPERIENCE DURING THE NIJMEEGSE VIERDAAGSE FEESTEN?
Party, party and party for seven days long in Nijmegen. A thousand different performances on 40 stages will be playing any kind of music genre you can imagine. This is a summer festival (zomerfeesten) for everyone! On this week, Nijmegen will be full of visitors that come from all over the world.
SAVE THE DATES of Nijmegen 4daagse festival: 16TH UNTIL 22ND JULY 2022
Nijmeegse vierdaagse feesten will start on a Saturday. After the opening of the event, there will be a big firework show on Sunday at the Waalkade. On Wednesday, whole Nijmegen will turn to pink. It is a symbolic day to represent the acceptance and diversity in our society. And Friday is already the last day of the event. Everyone will celebrate the end of the walk Nijmeegse vierdaagse and the end of the Vierdaagse Feesten.
NIJMEGEN 4DAYS MARCHES (NIJMEEGSE VIERDAAGSE)
Vierdaagse celebrations are a celebration of the walk the 4 Days Marches called Nijmeegse vierdaagse. The Nijmeegse vierdaagse is a long-standing tradition started with a small group of hikers more than 120 years ago. Nowadays, it turns into the Walk of the World! This year, it is held on 19th July until 22nd July 2022.
Around 42.000 people from all over the world join the multi-day event to walk in the natural surroundings of Nijmegen. When you join the Vierdaagse, you can choose which distance you prefer to walk: 30, 40 or 50 kilometres. If you make it through the end of the 4 days marches you will be rewarded with a medal recognized by the king of the Netherlands!
If you are joining the 4 days marches, know that you need to start early. Every morning walkers begin at 4 AM and end the walk before 5 PM. At the starting line, there will be a big party happening. A lot of spectators stay up until 4 AM to cheer and wave the march’s participants good luck. People will also welcome back the walkers at the end of the day.
WORKING WITH YOUR FRIENDS IN SUMMER AND ENJOY THE BIGGEST FREE FESTIVAL IN THE NETHERLANDS.
How cool is it to work and have an incredible summer experience in Nijmegen? You could learn new things, save some money, and have the time of your life with friends. #worksummerbalance
During summer, ISW offers options for international students to work in the Netherlands. Make fun summer plans with your friends and work together to have a work-summer balance. Our jobs are flexible so you could combine your summer plans with the work schedule. As we mentioned, you can earn up to €3200 for a (full time) job in summer. Check out our vacancies by clicking here.
P.S. If you are a non-EU student, note that you should start your application as soon as possible as the work permit process takes up to 5 weeks.