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Career

Effective job seeking - Lund University's central Careers Service

The University's central Careers Service offers a range of services. Seminars on how to apply for jobs in Sweden and abroad, on writing applications and CVs and preparing for interviews are held regularly in English. From time to time, guest speakers are invited to talk about different career opportunities. On their webpage you will also find a selection of links about the labour market and how to find a job. You can also find useful links and guides about writing CVs and cover letters as well as preparing for job interviews. They do not offer individual consultations.

Find out more about the LU Career Service here

MyCareer - Lund University’s portal for jobs, internships and degree projects

MyCareer.lu.se is a job portal advertising positions provided by a range of companies and organisations that wish to recruit Lund University students and graduates. By registering at MyCareer job portal, you get access to jobs, internships, graduate programmes and projects both locally and internationally.

Visit the MyCareer webpage here

Student offers from companies and organisations

Here you will find a mix of offers and invitations from companies targeting students at LTH. Some offers are in English and some in Swedish.

Check out the current offers here

Traineeship abroad – apply for an Erasmus traineeship grant

If you want to do a traineeship at a company, organisation or research and education centre in one of the 32 Erasmus countries, you can apply for an Erasmus traineeship grant. This is handled centrally at Lund University. 

Read more about the Erasmus traineeship grant here

ARKAD - the largest career fair in southern Sweden

ARKAD is organized annually by the LTH Student Union, TLTH. For two days in November about 150 companies and organizations visit LTH to meet all the interesting students that are being educated here. The fair is an excellent opportunity to create valuable contacts, discuss interesting thesis subjects/summer jobs/trainee positions, as well as get a glimpse of what the future as an engineer/architect/industrial designer has to offer.

Visit the ARKAD webpage here

Other job fairs at Lund Univeristy

Other student unions and faculties at Lund University also organise job fairs where you can meet with companies and talk about your future career options.

Find a list of career fairs here

VentureLab - if you have a business idea

VentureLab is intended for Lund University students or recent graduates with business ideas. It doesn’t matter what you study or how far you have come in your studies; neither does it matter what your idea is, be it a new service, product or social innovation. VentureLab offers:

• inspirational activities such as events, lectures, and workshops

• free and confidential idea and business development

• the possibility of getting free office space in their incubator at Ideon Agora

Visit the VentureLab webpage here

SoPact 2.0 - an accelerator for social entrepreneurs

SoPact 2.0 is an accelerator for entrepreneurs and organizations working to solve social, cultural or environmental needs rather than solely to obtain economic gain.

Visit SoPact's website here.

Minc – incubator in Malmö

Minc is a hub for startups and entrepreneurs in Southern Sweden. They offer business development, creative workspaces, an international network, mentors with relevant competence, coaching and various programs for entrepreneurs and businesses that wants to grow with a base in Malmö.

Visit the Minc webpage here