Djøf

Djøf in English

You can join Djøf as an employee, a jobseeker, or a student. Your membership determines which of our many benefits you have access to.

Membership

Jobseekers

Your membership entitles you to:

  • Networking for jobseekers
  • Specific feedback on your application and cv
  • Career coaching
  • Contract reviews – sparring on salaryAccess to various discounts, e.g. banking, insurance etc.

Employees

Your membership entitles you to:

  • Career coachingAdvice and legal guidance on contracts, salary, holiday, maternity and paternity leave, bonus schemes, competition clauses etc.
  • Mentors
  • Access to various discounts, e.g. banking, insurance etc.

Students

With Djøf membership, you benefit from:

  • Personal guidance including: contract reviews for student jobs and salary sparring
  • Feedback on your cv and applications 
  • Access to various discounts, e.g. banking, insurance etc.

As a foreign international I find it essential to have a union membership and be able to rely on assistance when it comes to your rights in a foreign country.
Antoniya Pehoeva

As a foreigner i wanted to expand my network and learn about the Danish labor market. For me Djøf is a valuable place for advice and courses.
Katarzyna Ewa Hansen

Djøf is the best partner a foreign lawyer in Denmark can have in terms of career coaching, job searching and legal advice about employment issues.
José Ramón Ragolta

Cv, applications and the job market

A good cv contains:

  • Your professional profile at the top of the cv
  • A professional picture
  • Relevant work experience and education
  • Relevant courses and further education programs
  • Positions of trust and voluntary work
  • Language and IT skills

Good advice on applications

  • Analyze the job ad
  • The application must be future-oriented (unlike your cv)
  • Make sure your application sounds motivated and is targeted towards the prospective employer
  • Avoid overly academic language
  • Keep track of your attachments and attach all documents in a single file

The job market

  • Wage subsidies and Knowledge pilot schemes often lead to permanent jobs
  • Part-time positions give you skills and can create new job openings
  • Apply for a wide range of jobs – both in terms of geography and tasks
  • Remain open to jobs and sectors that may not have featured in the first draft of your career plan

About Djøf

As a foreign national in Denmark, it pays to be a member of a strong association. Djøf represents approx. 90,000 academics working at all levels of the private and public sectors. You are welcome too.

Make your student life easier

Read about how you optimize your student LinkedIn profile (pdf)