Effective job seeking
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 connected to working in Sweden and how to get a work permit from the Swedish Migration Agency.
CV and cover letter, interviews
The best way to get an interview is through a well-presented and professional CV and cover letter. The Lund University Careers Service has prepared a detailed booklet called 'the Job Interview' that provides guidance on the application process.
On the career portal for Greater Copenhagen, you can find useful CV guidance and templates.
Lund University's career portal MyCareer
MyCareer.lu.se is a career portal advertising positions provided by a range of companies and organisations worldwide 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. You can follow your favourite employers and stay updated about relevant vacancies.
Create your personal profile today and join Europe's largest career network for students and graduates for free.
Lund University Alumni Network
The Lund University Alumni Network is a professional and social network for all who have studied at Lund University. Over 40 000 alumni from across the globe have joined this network, which is a great resource for career development, professional networking and keeping in touch with classmates. Future and current students can utilise this network to gain insight into studies and student life at Lund University, seek graduate and career advice and connect with alumni during studies, after graduation and throughout their working life.
The Swedish Public Employment Service (Arbetsförmedlingen)
Arbetsförmedlingen is the Swedish Public Employment Service and is the largest placement service for work in Sweden. Search for positions on the website or visit a local office for personal help.
- Visit the Arbetsförmedlingen website
- Search for vacancies ('Lediga jobb') on the Arbetsförmedlingen website
Recruitment companies and job websites
To search for commercial Swedish vacancy websites and Swedish recruitment agencies, the following key words in Swedish may be useful:
- 'lediga jobb' (job vacancies)
- 'rekryteringsföretag' (recruitment companies)
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