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7 out of 10 get a job after an internship with Jobbsprånget

Are you an academic newbie looking for an opportunity to build your professional network and get your career started in Sweden? Then, this may be your chance. Jobbsprånget is now looking for candidates for internships in the field of Engineering, Science, Architecture, Business and Finance, starting this spring. Apply before January 16th, 2019. Presented by Jobbsprånget Jobbsprånget is […]

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Jobbsprånget gave Ghenwa a job meeting her academic qualifications

The match should be easy. Swedish companies are in need of skilled workers. And skilled newcomers are in need of employers. Yet, the match is not always easy to make. The lack of a professional network and Swedish language skills often create a barrier for newcomers on the Swedish labour market. Presented by Jobbsprånget This […]

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Dealing with cancer in Sweden – Betül’s story

Betül is the most generous, positive and wonderful person that I have ever crossed paths with and I consider myself lucky for having met her. She is a proud scientist at Chalmers and she loves Sweden and her life in Gothenburg. She is also a Newbie like many of us.  Imagine you just moved to […]

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Top 10 Furniture/ Home-decor stores in Stockholm

Scandinavia is famous for its interior design. If you know where to look, you can find many high-quality pieces of furniture at 50% less than its original price for a stunning Scandinavian look. Here are some of my favourites.  There are many great bargains at shops in Central Stockholm. For more variety of choices, you […]

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Day Trips from Stockholm

Stockholm is a fantastic city with plenty to offer on its own. An endless list of museums, parks, food, shopping and the best of all: plenty of places to visit nearby. Surrounded by dreamy landscapes and charming towns, here are some great day trips ideas from the city.  Drottningholm This royal residence was built in […]

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Having your baby in Sweden – The final checklist

As the clock is ticking and you find yourself trying to embrace the anxiety of facing labour, you might need to know some practical things before The Big Day comes. Here are some tips to be as prepared as possible to welcome your baby. 1. Create a contacts list It’s always essential to know whom to […]

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The small town of Växjö

Sweden is full of little gems. Even when most people know about Stockholm, Gothenburg or Malmö, there are places such as Växjö that maybe don’t ring a bell right away. However, if you know about Småland, IKEA, Astrid Lindgren or the traditional Swedish art of glass making, then you know about Växjö.    I have to be honest, […]

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Puzzling prepositions – a Swedish lesson with The Swedish Teacher

Presented by The Swedish Teacher Here at the Newbie Guide we work in an unholy mess of English, Swedish, Spanish, Portuguese and Arabic. So we know first hand the struggle of getting the “small details” of a language right. On top of that we often get emails and messages asking about places and apps to […]

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