Starting one’s own (independent) professional practice
How are you going to make a living soon? What do you need to arrange for yourself or your company? When do you need to go to the Chamber of Commerce? What do you lay down in an employment contract and what does paying a salary involve? Business-oriented career preparation is mostly offered in the third or fourth year. The AHK maintains the BeroepKunstenaar site in order to support students and alumni with these issues.
May Days is the Pop Department's annual exam festival. The graduating pop students present the results of four years of training at various pop venues in Amsterdam. See a video report of May Days (Dutch)