Are you a newcomer in Sweden looking for an opportunity to build your professional network and career? Welcome to Jobbsprånget! Our aim is to speed up the introduction to the Swedish labour market.

Jobbsprånget is a four-month-long internship programme run by the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA). The programme will connect you with Swedish employers in need of your specific competence. The purpose of the programme is to speed up the entry into working life and give you a chance to show your potential. The programme will give you valuable contacts, relevant experience and a chance to meet Swedish colleagues and friends.

Jobbsprånget is currently offered in various organisations and locations in Sweden. You can always register an account and the application period for the fall starts on the 16th of July 2020.

Take the opportunity to show your potential – Apply here

Who can apply?

In order to apply to Jobbsprånget you have to fulfil the following criteria:

  • You have a degree in engineering, architecture, science, pharmacy or business/finance (bachelor, master or higher degree)
  • You are a college graduate born outside of EU or other European countries
  • You have a working permit (please note, not student visa)
  • You have proficient English language skills, both spoken and written
  • You are registered at Arbetsförmedlingen

If you have questions regarding Jobbsprånget, please do not hesitate to contact us,

You will also be asked to send in a CV.

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Time schedule ahead

Jobbsprånget has two application periods: 16 July – 16 August and 16 December – 16 January. You can register an account at any time at www.jobbsprå

The employer arranges its own recruitment process. The majority of the participating organisations will initiate the recruitment process after 16 August/16 January.

How to write a CV

When you apply to Jobbsprånget, you will be asked to send in a CV. A Curriculum Vitae (CV) is a document which summerizes your past, existing professional skills, proficiency and experiences in a few pages. The purpose of the document is to demonstrate that you have the neccessary skills to do the job for which you are applying.
For more information on how to write a CV, we recommend you to read this.

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Esther, HR Support, EY

“My internship matches the education and experience that I had before I arrived in Sweden. Jobbsprånget helped me, and they can help you!”

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Alaa, Project Engineer, Mondelez

“I was in a camp in a small city so it was hard for me to reach out and find a job. Jobbsprånget helped me connect with employers in Stockholm, Göteborg and Malmö in a very easy and smooth way.”

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Misbah, Digital Administrative Contractor, EY (new)

“Jobbsprånget can provide you with the opportunity of an internship that matches your educational level of achievement!”

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Hazim, Project Manager, Trafikförvaltningen Stockholm

“Thanks to Jobbsprånget, I did my internship at Trafikförvaltningen. It’s great to be in the Swedish job market – and learning more about it and society as a whole!”

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Wisam, Senior IT Consultant, Acando

“I used to work for a big consultancy company. I wanted to work with the same thing here in Sweden. Jobbsprånget gave me that opportunity through an internship."

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För Soudabeh Karamouz blev praktiken på Mölnlycke en väg in på den svenska arbetsmarknaden. Även arbetsgivaren vinner och får tillgång till kompetens som är särskilt viktig för företag som är verksamma globalt.

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Cristina, Sustainable Energy Engineer, Swedavia

"I see an internship as a bridge between academic and professional career"

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