Humanities Career Night


Lena van der Priem (ENG) (2022)

Media-analist at the Ministry of Finance

Sterre Brink (SV Euphorion): “Lena kicked off her studies with the bachelor Literary Studies in Utrecht. She finished her studies cum laude, and her thesis about the poetics of dispossession was shortlisted for ‘beste scriptie’. During her bachelor, Lena also studied at the University of California for a year. Afterwards, she did the master Comparative Literary Studies at the Utrecht University as well (which she also finished cum laude), and combined that with a master Mexican literature at the University of Guadalajara. Aside from an impressive amount of voluntary jobs, Lena’s professional career entails two internships (at Blendle and at Brandstof), as well as experience as an editor and junior analyst at Publistat. Her current job is at the Ministry of Finance, where she fulfils the function of media analyst.

Would you like to learn more about the path Lena took to end up at the Ministry of Finance, what Lena does on a day to day basis, or what it’s like to study in the U.S. or Mexico? Visit the CNGW 2022!”