LTH Career Day for international students
Thinking of life after graduation?
Get valuable information about your job search, internships, work permit, starting your own business and much more!
|Where:||Kårhuset, Hörsalen, floor -1|
|13:00-13:55||LU Career Service (job search in Sweden, CV, interview etc)|
|International Citizen Hub|
|15:00-15:30||Coffee break with opportunity to ask questions and mingle|
|15:30-16:00||The recruitment process in industry (Ericsson)|
|The recruitment process in academia (PhD)|
|16:15-17:00||Panel with alumni sharing their experiences on how to get a job/PhD position in Sweden|
Effective job seeking—Lund University's central Careers Service
The University's central Careers Service offers a range of services to students at Lund University. 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.
Career Service (Lund University's website)
ARKAD—the largest career fair in southern Sweden
ARKAD is organised annually by the LTH Student Union, TLTH. For two days in November about 150 companies and organisations 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 degree projects/summer jobs/trainee positions, as well as get a glimpse of what the future as an engineer/architect/industrial designer has to offer.
VentureLab—for you with 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
SoPact 2.0—accelerator for social entrepreneurs
SoPact 2.0 is an accelerator that offers support to entrepreneurs and organisations working to solve social, cultural or environmental needs rather than solely to obtain economic gain.
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 want to grow with a base in Malmö.