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Become a Professional Development Instructor!

Rostra Economica is looking for a new member for our PD team

Apply before 31 May, 23:59, on the website of Study Association Sefa.

Since 2023, all Rostra Economica editors participate in a professional development programme where they learn about the applications and implications of economics for the world around them and various topics in journalism. In 2024 all professional development events became open to the public and can be found on our website.

What can Rostra offer you?

  • A platform to apply and develop your didactic and presentation skills

  • Refine your critical thinking and research skills

  • Regular team activities

  • An amazing team of creative and passionate writers as well as external learners

How will you add value to the team?

  • Deliver interactive seminars and facilitate discussion sessions on effective business practices, micro- and macroeconomics (1-2 per month)

  • Contribute to programme planning

  • Attend a monthly 1-hour meeting at Roeterseilandcampus

Who are we looking for?

  • A bachelor's or master's student in Business, Economics, Econometrics, or a related field

  • Available for at least 6 months, starting from September 2024

  • Fluent and proficient in English

What do you need to apply?

  • An up-to-date CV (max. 2 pages) If the Study Association Sefa website requires you to upload additional documents, simply upload your CV again or a blank page.

  • An in-person interview at Roeterseilandcampus (30-60 minutes) You may need to do some preparation before your interview. Details will be shared with you in advance.

Have questions?

Contact our HR Officer at or the Head of Economics and Finance at

About Rostra Economica

Rostra Economica is a magazine founded in 1953 and based in the Netherlands. Since the 2010s, our online presence has been dominating over the traditional print. Nowadays, we regularly publish articles online, as well as in 3 printed editions a year. Our primary focus is economics, but we also explore a wide range of topics such as politics, technology, business management, and the environment. We are currently part of the Study Association Sefa, based at the Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Amsterdam. Through our articles, we hope to engage our readers in interesting conversations and help them develop a better understanding of the world around them. We invite you to join us as we explore the depths of economics, finance, and global issues. Learn more...


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