Effective Jobseeking

Below are 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.

Working in Sweden

Read more about the rules and regulations on working in Sweden and how to get a work permit from the Swedish Migration Board.

CV and cover letter, interviews

The best way to get an interview is to have a well presented and professional CV and cover letter. The Lund University Careers Service has prepared a detailed booklet "The Job Interview"(Pdf 1,7Mb) with guidance for this process as well as for preparing for an interview.

MyCareer.lu.se job portal

      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. MyCareer.lu.se gives students and employers better opportunities to come into contact with each other, both regionally and internationally.

      If you are a student, by registering at MyCareer, you get access to jobs, internships, graduate programmes and projects both locally and internationally. You can follow your favourite employers and stay updated via status updates and notifications about relevant vacancies.

      Create your personal profile today and join Europe´s largest career network for students and graduates.
      Sign up Now! 

      Arbetsförmedlingen - the Swedish Public Employment Service

      Arbetsförmedlingen is the Swedish Public Employment Service is the largest placement service for work in Sweden. Search for positions under the "För arbetssökande" (for job seekers) and "Lediga jobb" (job vacancies) or visit a local office for personal help.

      Recruitment companies and job websites

      To search for commercial Swedish job websites and Swedish recruitment agencies, the following key words in Swedish may be useful with your online searching: "lediga jobb" (job vacancies) "rekryteringsföretag" (recruitment company). 

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