Should I write my application in Swedish or English?
You can choose! You may write them in English to be on the safe side, but if so – please make sure to state that you do speak Swedish (if you do…).
When will you know if you get an interview?
You will be contacted by us no later than February the 3rd. We will inform you about when and where the interviews will be held.
Is there any possibility to get skype interviews?
No, unfortunately not.
Is there a maximum of applications?
Yes, you may apply to no more than 8 companies. If you would apply for more companies than you are allowed to, then 8 of your applications will be selected at random and sent to respective companies.
How do I know what different areas there are in a company?
You should define this area according to what you are interested in. Please read about the concerned company on Handelsdagarna website or visit the company’s own website.
Who is allowed to apply?
Any student at SSE, at any program or year! Please note that some companies have certain requests of which students they are most interested in meeting.
When will the applications be sent over to the companies?
Your applications will be sent after the deadline the January 7th. The applications will NOT be sent to the companies on a rolling basis.
How long should my cover letter be?
Preferably no longer than one page – we have heard that CV-screeners like rather short ones…
What kind of employment should I base my cover letter on?
If the company has not stated anything about specific employment opportunities, please base your cover letter on what ever kind of employment you are interested in. Students closer to graduation may be more interested in full time jobs, whereas students in the middle or beginning of their education may be more interested in internships or part-time jobs.
Are international/exchange student allowed to apply?
Yes of course! But please remember that the interviews will be held on either the 8th or the 9th of February – so make sure you are available (i.e. don’t be abroad).
Are there specific job openings to apply for?
No, there are no specific job openings, yet please specify what kind of employment you are interested in and also which area in the company you are interested in. This is for the employer to make the most out of your interview.
What’s up with the application file? What document should i upload?
Your file should be one page of Cover Letter and one page of CV = TWO pages in total, and they should be in the same file.
Am I allowed to apply for the Interview Sessions if I am an alumni?
No, unfortunately alumni students are not allowed to apply.
Will I get any feedback from the companies?
This cannot be guaranteed, but you can always ask the interviewer if it would be possible to get any feedback.
When and where will the interviews take place?
Interviews will be held during the two days of the Handelsdagarna fair, 8th and 9th of February, between 9AM-4PM. All interviews will be in school in various rooms around the premises. If you are accepted for an interview, you will receive an e-mail a few days before the interview with information about time and place.