Career Program


The program is suited for international professionals and Master students at University of Skövde.

Career Program is a self-development training program suited for international professionals in Skövde or another Municipality within the Skaraborg Region. The program is also open for Master students at University of Skövde, ready to pursue a career in Skövde or another municipality in the Skaraborg Region. The program is designed to equip you with the tools and knowledge needed to prepare you for the Swedish job market.

We have invited external speakers that are experts within their field. They will talk about Swedish business culture, the recruiting process and  how LinkedIn can be used as an important tool in your job search. See all sessions below.



The  program starts September 14 and ends on October 31.
The program consists of seven sessions. Each session will  last 3-4 hours which will include time for discussion and networking.


Kulturiet at Skövde Kulturhus (Skövde Cultural Center)
Entrance from Stationsgatan (across from Skövde Central station).

On October 31 we will be at Pentahuset, Volvo GTO, Johan G Grönwalls plats 10,  Skövde.

Cost: It is free to participate in the program. However, there is a no-show fee of 500 SEK.
Diploma: To receive a diploma, you commit to attending at least five out of seven sessions.
Registration: Application deadline August 15.   
Addictional information:

The space is limited to 30 participants. Everyone is welcome to apply, however we reserve the right to prioritize professionals with an academic background and students within the fields of engineering and IT/tech.

The program is in English




September 14, 4 pm-7pm
Welcome/Introduction,  Get to know the program, - your fellow participants and meet an international talent who shares their journey.

September 21, 3pm-7pm
CV, cover letter and interview process.
Marie Sandman, Senior Recruitment Consultant, and public speaker on this topic.

September 28, 4 pm-7pm
How to use Linkedin for job-search, networking and to build your brand.
Sabina Johansen, FeelAct

October 5, 4pm-7pm
Start your own business.
Science Park Skövde, Start-up program and Nyföretagarcentrum

October 10, 4 pm-7pm
Labor market, shortages, where do I find open positions, unemployment insurance and Unions. EURES/The Swedish Public Employment Service and Unionen Labor Union

October 17, 4 pm-7pm
Business Culture - Intercultural Competence.
Christina Rundkrantz, BBI Communication

October 31, 3 pm-6pm
Meet a local employer , learn abour plans and comptetence needs.
Wee meet at Volvo GTO, Pentahuset, John G Grönwalls plats 10,  and there we meet Nina Werthén Öhman and Andrea Ekström.

With reservation for changes!