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 summer. The application period is open July 16th – August 16th 2020.
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Jobbsprånget is an internship program for newcomer academics, with the purpose to speed up the entry to working life. The program is run by the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA), and has been proven successful- 7 out of 10 get a job after the internship!
If you are selected to the program, you will be working for 4 months as an intern. You will be connected to an employer that needs your specific skills and competence. Currently, 150 employers are participating in the program and internships are offered all over the country. The ambition of Jobbsprånget is to offer 4 000 internships in Sweden over the next 4 years. What better way to get job experience, show off your skills and to start building your professional network in Sweden?
Hear Issam, a Jobbsprånget intern at Swedavia, share his experience of the program.
Can I apply to Jobbsprånget?
In order to apply to Jobbsprånget you have to fulfill the following criteria:
- You must have an academic degree in engineering, science, architecture or business/finance (bachelor, master or higher degree).
- You have proficient English language skills, both spoken and written.
- You are registered at Arbetsförmedlingen (the Swedish Employment Agency).
- You are a college graduates born outside of Europe (even other foreign graduates, but not with student visa)
For more information about the program or if you have any questions, contact Jobbsprånget directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Why should I apply to Jobbsprånget?
An internship through Jobbsprånget will connect you with Swedish employers in need of your specific competence. This will give you:
- Relevant work experience within your professional work field (experience that can be crucial for future employment in Sweden).
- Valuable contacts and a chance to meet Swedish colleagues and friends (an effective way to build a professional network in Sweden)
Jobbsprånget was my key to open the door to the Swedish job market.
Issam, IT-engineer from Syria and Jobbsprånget intern at Swedavia.
Where would I do my internship?
Many Swedish employers participate in Jobbsprånget. Some of the employers currently taking part in the program are:
SKF, Nordic Choice, Northvolt, RE Equity Partners AB, Castellum, Volvo Group, ÅF, Hogia, Truecaller, Norrvatten and Swedegas
Once you register, you can apply to all the employers that offer internships through Jobbsprånget.
How much does it cost to participate?
It is free of charge to participate in Jobbsprånget.
I recommend newcomers not to waste this precious opportunity to find a suitable job.
Ghewna, civil engineer from Syria and Jobbsprånget intern at SIS.
Applications are open now!
The application is open July 16th – August 16th 2020. Register and apply now on the Jobbsprånget website, for a chance to get an internship this summer!