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Effective job search and application

Below is a selection of links about the job market and how to find a job. You can also find useful links and guides on writing CVs and cover letters, and preparing for interviews.

Working in Sweden

Read more about the rules and regulations for working in Sweden and how to get a work permit on the Swedish Migration Agency's website:

Working in Sweden

CV, cover letter and interviews

The best way to get an interview is with a well-presented and professional CV and cover letter. The Lund University Careers Service has prepared a detailed booklet called 'The Job Interview', which gives guidance on the application process.

The Job Interview (PDF 1.7 MB, new tab)

On the Greater Copenhagen Career Portal, you can find useful CV advice and templates.

CV guidance and templates on the Greater Copenhagen Career Portal website

Lund University's career portal Career Hub

Career Hub is a career portal that advertises positions offered by a number of companies and organisations worldwide that are interested in recruiting Lund University students and graduates.

By registering with Career Hub, you can access jobs, internships/traineeships, graduate programmes and projects, both locally and internationally. You can follow your favourite employers and stay informed about relevant vacancies.

Create your personal profile today and join Europe's largest career network for students and graduates for free.

Sign up for a free Career Hub membership

Lund University Alumni Network

The Lund University Alumni Network is a professional and social network for those who have studied at Lund University. Approximately 45 000 alumni from around the globe have joined the network, which is a great resource for career development, professional networking and keeping in touch with classmates. Prospective and current students can use the network to gain an insight into studies and student life at Lund University, seek graduate and career advice, and connect with alumni during their studies, after graduation and throughout their professional lives.

Contact Alumni Relations Managers

The Swedish Public Employment Service (Arbetsförmedlingen)

Arbetsförmedlingen is the Swedish Public Employment Service and is the largest job placement service in Sweden. Search for jobs on their website or visit a local office for personal help.

Visit the Arbetsförmedlingen website

Search for vacancies ('Lediga jobb') on the Arbetsförmedlingen website

Recruitment agencies and job sites

To search for commercial Swedish job websites and Swedish recruitment agencies, the following keywords in Swedish may be useful:

  • 'lediga jobb' (job vacancies)
  • 'rekryteringsföretag' (recruitment agencies)

Working at Lund University

Do you want to develop your career at Lund University? Take a look at our vacancies:

Vacancies at Lund University

Doctoral studies