Application shall include:
- Cover letter
- Examination grades and expected graduation date
- Letter of recommendation (dedicated to this application)
Lighthouse trainee program is a unique collaboration between companies and organizations in the maritime sector that contributes to the supply of skills in the maritime sector in Sweden.
Are you a master student, or recently graduated, who speaks Swedish and English fluently? Do you want to gain a broad understanding of the maritime industry? Do you want to establish a network within the different marine sectors? Are you interested in getting the best possibly start of your successful carrier in the maritime industry? The application for 2022/2023 opens December 15 and close January 31.
The trainees will be given a unique opportunity to gain a broad perspective on the entire shipping industry and an opportunity to test different tasks and companies that are available for their future career choices. Each trainee will work at three or four different companies in different parts of the shipping industry. As a Lighthouse trainee, you will not only have the opportunity to work with relevant tasks in successful shipping organizations in Sweden, but if possible, a period abroad will also be offered.
Is there a particular employer you are particularly interested in? Good! To ensure that the trainee program is adapted to each trainee, each trainee is encouraged to make a selection among the participating companies and organizations. The goal is to provide as broad experience and a broad network after completing the trainee program, as well as use each trainee’s competence in the best way. The final trainee program is determined by the programme’s steering group with regard to the trainee’s and employer’s needs and the purpose of the trainee program.
The trainees will have short term employee contract with four different employers during the programme. The salary will be in level with a starting salary for graduates – 34 000 SEK.
The participating companies can be found all over Sweden, and as any employee the trainee is to solve their accommodation at the different sites by themselves. For the working period abroad, the employer will cover the costs for accommodation and travels.