Juliana Ikarimoto

International Graduate Program

How far do you want to go?

Twelve months packed with learning activities, international experiences, and networking opportunities await you in the international graduate program. You will gain a solid understanding of the Volvo Group and its business, and you will establish a vast network of friends and colleagues around the world. The program provides you with the opportunity to drive prosperity through transport solutions together with some 95,000 colleagues in 190 countries. If you have what it takes, we can offer you a whole world of exciting possibilities and a springboard to a successful career in a truly global environment.

The positions will be posted between December and March. Exact posting dates will vary depending on location and position.

Please check Available positions below.

What we offer

What we offer

Joining the International Graduate Program means that you will be hired from day one, work on exciting and challenging projects, and start building your global network. Through an international assignment and a global project, you are invited to experience the breadth of the Volvo Group. Together with the global graduate group, you will take part in three weeks of common training sessions in different locations around the world, all designed to help you grow – in your role and as a person. Once you have completed the program, you will continue your Volvo career in the department to which you were recruited.

Do you have what it takes?

Do you have what it takes?

To qualify for the International Graduate Program, you will need:

  • A university degree, preferably a master´s in engineering science, computer science, business administration, or logistics
  • To have a maximum of two years previous working experience prior to or after graduation
  • Solid English skills. Additional languages are meritorious
  • Strong communication skills
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills and personal drive
  • A valid work permit for the country to which you apply
  • A valid passport
Graduates process

Application and recruitment process

Apply online by posting your CV and a one-page cover letter in which you explain why you should be chosen. If you are interested in several positions or locations, you need to post more than one application.

1. Screening

If you are among the candidates selected for the next phase, a local recruiter will contact you. Meanwhile, if you want to update your resumé or apply for another position, you can make changes to your existing profile. 

2. Interview

During the face-to-face interview, you’ll be asked to describe yourself and talk about you career plan. You will also be asked to “state your case”, i.e. explain why we should hire you. Please be prepared to present two references after the interview. 

3. Assessment

If you are one of the final candidates remaining after the interview, you’ll be invited to complete online ability tests and a personality questionnaire. This will be followed by feedback and an interview at the local HR department. 

4. Selection

If you’re selected for the Volvo Group Graduate Program you will be offered a full-time position contract at the department to which you applied.

5. Introduction

After a local introduction at your home department, you will enter the first common week of the program, which takes place in Sweden.  

Graduate Programme

Meet our graduaters