Dutch Jobs

This is a list of jobs in Dutch. This will help you describe what you do for a living. It is especially useful when introducing yourself.

Doctor: dokter
Policeman: politieagent
Teacher: leraar
Businessman: Zakenman
Student: student
Singer: Zanger
Engineer: Ingenieur
Artist: Kunstenaar
Actor: Acteur
Actress: Actriese
Nurse: Verpleegster
Translator: Vertaler

These examples will help you answer the question "What do you do?" or "What do you do for a living?". Note how the personal pronouns are used with the nouns in this sentence.

I'm looking for a job: Ik zoek werk
I'm an artist: Ik ben een kunstenaar
He is a policeman: Hij is een politieagent
She is a singer: Zij is een zangeres
I'm a new employee: Ik ben een nieuwe werknemer
I have a long experience: Ik heb veel ervaring

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