Curriculum Vitae

Here you find the extended version of my C.V. Hope this gives a good impression of who I am and what I've done and am doing.

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Last updated: November 13th 2007

Personal information
Name Mark Jansen
Nationality Dutch
Date of birth 24th of January 1983
Sex Male
Drivers License Yes (Dutch: B)
September 2006 until November 8th 2007 Master program in Business Administration at the Nijmegen School of Management. Result: a Bene Meritum degree of Master of Science. Please find detailed information on my grades and thesis here.
September 2005 until August 2006 Master program in Dutch Law at the Radboud University's Faculty of Law. Result: a first-class degree (aka 'cum laude') of Master of Laws at the 28th of August. Please find detailed information on my grades and thesis here.
2001 until July 2005 Combined "Law & Management" program at the Radboud University Nijmegen, resulting in:
  • 27th of May 2005 Bachelor of Arts in Dutch Law
  • 4th of July 2005 Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
1995 - 2001 High school at A+ levels (Pre-university education (VWO)) with 8 subjects.
Subject Mark *
Dutch 7
English 8
German 7
Economics I 8
Mathematics B 6
Physics 7
Geography 7
History 8

* out of 10, with 5.5 being sufficient.

from December 1st 2007 onwards Attorney at law (Dutch: advocaat) at Dirkzwager, specialized in Intellectual Property and ICT Law. Office location: Arnhem.
August 2005 until October 2007 Legal consultant at C-content, for the legal website for just a few hours per week.
September 2005 until August 2007 Work at the department of Control, Information and Finance of the Radboud University. My job was to organize panel meetings with student to discuss the implementation and usage of the Blackboard education software package at this university.
December 2002 until February 2007 Student-assistant at the public law department, section constitutional law of the Faculty of Law of the University of Nijmegen. My job is to assist the members of this section with various things. Research for the Dutch book 'Het Nederlandse Parlement' by prof. P.P.T. Bovend'Eert.
Summer of 2006 Apprenticeship / internship period for six weeks at the law firm Lovells in Amsterdam. I was supervised by mr. Polo van der Putt.
Summer of 2005 Apprenticeship period at C-content, applying my legal knowledge for the development of the legal website
May 1998 - August 2004 Work in the kitchen of a local pancake restaurant called "'t Pannekoekhuis Westendorp". My job was to assist colleagues baking pancakes and to do other dishes myself. Sometimes quite stressful, due to the large number of guests and very short preparation time.
I've also initiated better promotion by creating new marketing concepts and using the website more often.
Personal development (voluntary)
September 2005 - now Member of the committee preparing the celebrations of the 10th anniversary of student' orchestra QHarmony. Special task: get in touch with all the previous members of the club (120+) and try to get them together for a special day.
September 2005 - now Treasurer and co-founder of the association 'Changes': a group of young musicians (all aging below 25). Our goal is to perform well known pop music in a non-standard way e.g. by bridging it with classical songs at a non-standard site: a local, very old church.
First concert at the 19th of November 2005: sold out completely (450 visitors), two newspaper articles and visitors very happy with the show (inquiry at website). Second concert at the 2dn of June 2007: about 350 visitors and very much compliments personally and at website.
September 2004 - September 2005 Member of the student's council (USR). This meant regular meetings with the University Board and frequent congregations with committees.
September 2004 - September 2005 During this year of college I was commissioner for ICT and PR related tasks at the law students' association (JFV:
September 2003 - September 2004 During this year of college I was the chairman of the committee for students of the "Law & Management programme" of the law students' association (JFV: Besides managing this committee, I also managed the website of the JFV and helped with several ICT-related questions. 
July 2002 - July 2005 Member of the board of the student's orchestra QHarmony. I've been the treasurer for a few months, but quickly became the chairman. Requires a broad overview of all pending issues and a short and long term strategic view. More information...
April 2002 - June 2004 Providing legal advice to people in easy cases (Dutch: wetswinkel or rechtswinkel). This means seeing the people during consulting hour (once a week) and providing advice immediately or the next week. Requires finding out what are the relevant facts and communicating with people with no knowledge about legal issues.
1999 - 2000 Chairman of the Dutch e-zine called SupportZine. This e-zine helped our subscribers with various computer related problems. The answers and some other articles were published in the e-zine, which appeared once every two weeks. Learn more about this here.
1998 - 2001 Member of the co-administration Council of my high school. During the last years I was the chairman of the student's delegation. We've written a report about the usage of books, which you can read more about here.
1998 until now Webmaster of the website of the orchestra JUBAL from Varsseveld. Later on I also joined the PR committee and the crew of our club magazine. Click here for more information.
Language skills
Dutch Native.
English Fluent in both writing and speaking.
German Moderately in speaking and writing, well in reading.
French Some basic knowledge.
  Music, politics, debate, organizing, computing.
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