Speed dating

During the first day of the NMC all PhD students, postdocs, academic staff and also master students in the final stage of their studies are invited to have speed dates with possible employers like ABN AMRO, Amsterdam Data Collective, ASML, CBS, eScience Center, NWO, Probability B.V., Rabobank and Vortech. During lunch you can have speed dates with max four of these companies and organisations. In the afternoon there is room to have follow-up discussions with the companies and organisations of your interest.

This event will offer you an invaluable opportunity to gain a better understanding of the variety of career paths. You are encouraged to talk about job opportunities and, traineeships, and to explore opportunities for collaboration.

More information about the participating companies and organizations can be found below. In case you are interested in a speed date, please indicate on the registration form with which companies you would like to talk or send an email with the preferred companies/organizations to contact@mathematischcongres.nl.


ABN AMRO is one of the three large Dutch banks and is active in Retail Banking (consumers), Private Banking, Commercial Banking (SMEs) and Corporate & Institutional Banking (large corporates & financial institutions). Our history dates back to the 18th century through the Nederlandsche Handel-Maatschappij. ABN AMRO has around 21,000 employees and is active around the globe.

The financial world has never been as dynamic as it is today. The time for you to join forces with us to make banking faster, easier and smarter is now. Technology is evolving at lightning speed. The drive of innovation has a major impact on the financial system. We need your talents to help make our bank future-proof! Whatever your interests or background, we challenge you to use your creativity to innovate the future. We offer a work environment that lets you explore your enterprising spirit and gives you the freedom to develop yourself, both professionally and personally. We want you to feel responsible for your work, because you are.

Amsterdam Data Collective

We are Amsterdam Data Collective. Together we realise the potential of data for a better future. Using data science to make a positive impact is what drives us. We initiate and contribute to the successful completion of the most impactful data science initiatives across the globe.

We bridge the gap between strategy and data science; however, data only becomes valuable when clients dare to let it shape their business, and trust us to join them on that journey. Data-driven organisations are efficient and confident; their leadership teams can anticipate change based on reliable, relevant and timely insights. The ADC community is growing quickly and aspires to maintain a culture in which consultants unleash their full potential. To help our clients succeed, we attract people with a strong sense of ownership and develop them to become the brightest minds in business and analytics. By establishing a culture in which giving and receiving feedback is encouraged, we aim for optimal knowledge transfer and personal growth.

Are you ready to embrace data science with us?


ASML is the innovation leader and leading supplier to the worlds fast-moving semiconductor industry, ASML’s lithography and metrology systems are among the most complex machines ever conceived. Their extreme high performance is being continuously improved with data-rich modeling and sound physical insight.

You can be part of such a team of imaginative thinkers who create and drive ASML’s products innovation ! Themes of interest include: mathematical physical modeling • parameter inference • calibration • information theory • machine learning • optimization • data-intensive and distributed computing.

eScience Center

The Netherlands eScience Center is the national center for innovative software solutions in academic research. It was established as an independent foundation and aims to bridge the gap between digital technologies and scientific and scholarly inquiry. We employ over sixty Research Software Engineers who help researchers interpret results, make tools and methods reusable for the wider research community, and co-author research and methodological publications. We are based in Amsterdam and the engineers perform their project activities both remotely and at project locations.

Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

In a society where the amount of information is growing explosively, free access to reliable and integral data is crucial. As the national statistical office, CBS produces reliable statistical information and data that provide insight into social issues, thus supporting the public debate, policy development and decision-making while contributing to prosperity, well-being and democracy.

Working at CBS

The office environment at CBS – with offices located in The Hague, Heerlen and on Bonaire – is a pleasant mix of government and business. You will find a very diverse group of employees who range widely in age, nationality, discipline and career. One thing all our employees have in common is their focus on the quality of our research results. Would you like to learn more and/or apply? Check out our current vacancies and/or current internships (in Dutch) on www.werkenbijhetcbs.nl

NWO Dutch Research Council

Each year, the Dutch Research Council (NWO) invests almost 1 billion euros in curiosity-driven research, research related to societal challenges and research infrastructure. NWO’s core task is performed in the NWO domains, research institutes and regional bodies: encouraging quality and innovation in the sciences. Promoting scientific research and increasing scientific and social impact – in short, what makes NWO successful – depends entirely on the dedication, quality, enthusiasm and commitment of our employees. NWO is an employer that gives its employees the space to optimally use and develop their talent, where trust, pride and pleasant cooperation are a priority. Every day, we work towards creating an inclusive environment where employees can develop their talents and feel valued and involved. We are always on the lookout for academic and support staff (for example, financial, legal and HR), as well as communication and service facilities for NWO’s offices in The Hague and Utrecht.

Probabilty & Partners

Probability & Partners is a fast-growing consultancy firm specialized in Risk Management for the financial sector. We serve banks, insurers, pension funds, asset managers, family offices, and FinTechs. We help our clients in many ways; from building- and validating complex models to the temporary fulfillment of (board level) positions. To ensure our work reflects the latest insights, we keep close ties with academia and perform internal research.

Risk taking is a central part of the business model of our clients. We help them to safeguard that these risks are taken responsibly and consciously. We believe that a diverse mix of people is required to excel in risk management. By combining former risk managers with seasoned consultants and academics, we are able to give high-quality advice. The result of our approach is that clients like to ask us for help with problems that are not straightforward, but require knowledge of a wide range of methods and a thorough understanding of the problem context.

Interested in learning more about us? Then please visit: https://probability.nl/career/starters/


As a cooperative with millions of clients around the world, Rabobank has access to enormous amounts of data. But data needs the right people to process it and extract valuable insights from it. That is what we do within Data & Analytics. There is no field that is so closely interwoven with every part of the bank. Working in Data & Analytics therefore means contributing to major social issues.

You develop innovations that improve the financial well-being of our customers. You contribute to the datafication of the food chain. Or you will ensure that Rabobank is and remains a data-driven, future-proof bank. And you will do all of this with a close team of highly motivated data professionals who help and challenge each other. Together you are part of a solid Data & Analytics community within Rabobank.

Be part of something bigger. Be part of Rabobank Data & Analytics.


VORtech supports its clients in developing computational software. With a team of around thirty scientific/computational software engineers, we work mostly for large companies, research institutes and government agencies. We work on applications in fields like technology, physics, and chemistry, on topics like air pollution, coastal water flow, chemical processes, geophysics, and power distribution.

What gets us out of bed in the morning is leveraging our expertise to make our clients’ business more reliable, efficient, and resilient. We enjoy collaborating with other experts, both within VORtech and at our clienst, learning and consulting and jointly creating wonderful results. Personal growth and mutual respect are central to our culture.

Software engineers at VORtech are stimulated to develop their own expertise, like high performance computing, data assimilation, machine learning or special coding skills. They typically work at multiple projects for multiple clients at the same time, learning in one place and applying that knowledge in other places.

The Speed dating session is organised by Math4NL.
Math4NL aims to strenghten the interaction between mathematicians and society. To accomplish this Math4NL facilitates collaboration between mathematicians and industry. Math4NL is the contact centre for industry, societal organisations and mathematicians and, provides support for transferring mathematical knowledge to industry and the other way around.