About the foundation

TalentIT Twente might be a newcomer, but it possesses considerable knowledge and experience, because it isn’t alone. TalentIT Twente is an initiative by the business and education sectors in Twente. This broadly supported initiative has a single goal: take talent in Twente, and thereby the whole region, to an even higher level. Push IT to the limit!

Het IT platform met impact op studenten en bedrijven.


Let’s be honest: Twente is a beautiful region, where the hectic pace of turbulent business life and hospitable inner cities is interspersed with space, tranquillity and nature. Twente is unique! Even more than we locals realise.


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What’s in IT for me?

If you’d like to know more about what we can do for you, please contact us. We’re looking forward to getting to know you, discussing the options, and giving you advice tailored to your needs. An honest conversation with a single goal: a bright future for you and Twente! Push IT in Twente to the limit!

FAQ Partners

When will I be brought into contact with a student?

All TalentIT partners are matched to a student. After the agreement between the organization and foundation has been signed and the entry fee has been paid, an introductory chat will take place with the student who best matches the organization.

Is the student also supported by TalentIT after the match?

The use of talent is not possible without guidance. TalentIT offers both hard- and soft skills coaching from our partners Blooming IT and WIMM.

Is the student under contract with TalentIT?

The student signs a contract with the company. Regardless of the fact that they enter into an agreement with TalentIT to confirm their membership.

What are the requirements of an assignment?

The organization must coordinate the details of the part-time job (and related practical implementation) together with the student. The statutory employment conditions apply to this. Internships and graduation assignments must be approved by the educational institution.

What is the load on students with regards to the study?

A student works for about 8 to 12 hours at a part-time job assignment from our partner. Depending on the study progress, an agreement is made.

FAQ IT Talents

When can I start at a company?

After the intake you first sign an agreement with the foundation TalentIT. Afterwards we will match you with companies to find a suitable assignment.

How much do I get paid at TalentIT?

We determine your salary depending on the number of credits earned and the year. The minimum during a part-time job is € 13.74 per hour. For an internship and / or graduation assignment, it is € 600 per month.

Am I under contract with the company?

You sign an agreement with TalentIT, through which you become a member of our foundation. When you are matched to a company you also sign an employment contract for the period that you will work there.

Can I indicate my preference for companies / projects?

We encourage you to orient yourself on the different companies and assignments that our region has to offer! We then include the practical details of this in the matching process.

How much can I work for a part-time job?

For a part-time job you may work 8 to 12 hours, depending on the study progress. After approval from those involved (TalentIT and Organisation) it can be raised, provided your study progress is not compromised.