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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!

When:21 March
Where:Kårhuset, Hörsalen, floor -1


13:00-13:55LU Career Service (job search in Sweden, CV, interview etc)
14:00-15:00Work Permit
 International Citizen Hub
 Erasmus scholarship
 Venture Lab
15:00-15:30Coffee break with opportunity to ask questions and mingle
15:30-16:00The recruitment process in industry (Ericsson)
 The recruitment process in academia (PhD)
16:15-17:00Panel 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.

ARKAD's website

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

VentureLab's website

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.

SoPact's website

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.

Minc's website

Related links

Lund University’s portal for jobs, internships, and degree projects advertising positions by companies and organisations that wish to recruit Lund University students and graduates.

MyCareer (Lund University's career portal)

Apply for a grant to do a traineeship at a company, organisation or research and education centre in one of the 32 Erasmus countries.

Traineeship abroad via Erasmus+ (Lund University's website)

Meet companies and talk about your future career options.

Career fairs (Lund University's website)

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