A free mentoring program helping you find work? How does that sound? Are you unable to find a job in Sweden in your area of competence? Do you have a foreign background and post-secondary education? In Mitt Livs Chans you receive support from a mentor regarding your job-seeking activities, opportunities to expand your contact network, and help in navigating the Swedish labour market.
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Apply to Mitt Livs Chans mentoring program
Applications are accepted twice a year and the application deadline for the autumn program is the first week in august, and for the spring program the deadline is first week of January. Visit Mitt Livs Chans for more details.
Since participation is digital, you can apply and participate regardless of where you live in Sweden. The program is available in both Swedish and English. Read more and apply here
What you get from the mentoring program
As a part of Mitt Livs Chans mentoring program, it is the aim that you:
- Receive support, advice and guidance from a mentor who is established in the Swedish labour market. We match mentees and mentors to the greatest extent possible based on educational background, industry/sector and experience.
- Develop an expanded professional network through your mentor and the other participants in the program.
- Gain an in-depth understanding of the Swedish labour market and the job-seeking processes in this country.
- Receive support and tools that help you refine your CV and cover letter and how you prepare for job interviews.
Who may apply to Mitt Livs chans mentoring program?
In order to be eligible for Mitt Livs Chans, you need to meet the following criteria:
- You were born outside of Sweden, or you were born in Sweden but have two foreign-born parents.
- You have completed a post-secondary course of education.
- You don’t have a job that matches your qualifications, and you are an active job seeker.
- You live in Sweden.
- You have a work permit in Sweden (or you are a EU citizen).
- You can communicate freely in Swedish or English.
Structure of the program
Mitt Livs Chans offers two programs per year – one during the autumn and one during the spring. Each program lasts for 4 months, and participation entails a commitment of around 10 hours in total. Since you participate digitally, you are welcome to apply regardless of where you live in Sweden. We offer meetings in both Swedish and English. During the program you are expected to meet with your mentor on at least four occasions, and you are responsible for booking these meetings yourselves.
We match mentees and mentors to the greatest extent possible based on educational background, industry/sector and experience. As a mentee you also take part in the program’s joint meetings, where you have the opportunity to meet other mentors and mentees for networking purposes, and to gain more in-depth knowledge about the Swedish labour market.
Visit Mitt Liv for more information.