Global Graduate Programme 2023 - Electrification i Göteborg

The best place to work in the Global Automotive Industry. Join us on this exciting journey into the future, we want to hear from you!

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Can you engineer a brighter tomorrow?
Reality has sent us a clear message - what we do over the next few years will have a profound impact on our future. That’s why Volvo Cars has set out on a bold journey of transformation. We’ve embraced the need for change and made it our business to be a leader in automotive electrification – and that’s where you come in. 


Volvo Cars is taking a bold lead with electrification in the automotive industry. As the first major premium car brand to commit to a hybrid or full-electric powertrain for all our models, we aim to drive the automotive sector forward, improve the quality of the air in our cities and increase our success as a business. Join us and work cross-functionally with one of our main strategical themes – electrification – to shape future mobility.  

A lot can happen in 24 months.  

The Global Graduate Programme is a 2-year career-boosting programme designed around your potential as a future key contributor in a global organization. The programme takes you on a journey through Volvo Cars, as you get to try out working in different departments, doing rotations every 4-6 months and starting out in the department which you are recruited to.   


Guiding you on this journey will be your sponsor, the manager who recruits you as a graduate. Besides this, the programme also offers senior mentorship from other senior leaders within the company, and you will also get developed business understanding and personal development training.  
Volvo Cars welcomes around 50 graduates every year and by becoming part of the programme you are joining a fantastic community of other young professionals. Throughout the programme you will do common graduate projects, different activities, and learnings together with the other graduates.  


For Electrification graduates, we are offering positions within the areas of: 


  • Electrical Engineering 
  • Mechanical/Mechatronics 
  • Modelling & Simulation 
  • Battery Technology 
  • Battery Cell Chemistry 


We want to build a diverse graduate team with competences in battery chemistry, electronics, complex systems simulation and Hardware Design. Together we will support a new level of electric performance and efficiency. 


Are you one of our new graduates?  

We are looking for graduates who are curious, like to create together with others and want to make a difference. You are self-driven, seeking out and grabbing new opportunities and pursuing them enthusiastically, interested in developing yourself, others and our business.   


In order to be considered for this programme, you must have completed a Master’s degree in Mechanical & Mechatronics, Electrical Engineering, Chemistry, 
Material Science, Physics or similar prior to the start of the programme mid-August 2023. You can also apply if you have already graduated, as long as you don’t have more than one year full-time working experience after graduating. Lastly, you need to be fluent in English, both written and verbal.      


Finally – some practicalities.  
The Global Graduate programme starts mid-August 2023. Besides a full-time permanent employment from start, you also have 30 vacation days per year, wellness vouchers to spend on healthcare activities and other benefits offered to all our employees.  


You can apply to multiple of our graduate advertisements if you are interested. We will match you with the sponsor where we believe your background and interest will be the best fit. All graduate positions are located at our headquarters in Gothenburg, Sweden.  


The programme is open to applicants from all over the world and we welcome diversity in all aspects. For international applicants – Volvo Cars will support in the relocation process. The extent of the process varies depending on nationality, current location and other individual circumstances.  


Kick-start your career - apply today!  
Application is done on the Volvo Cars career site by creating a profile and then applying to the advertisement. Submit your CV and cover letter English no later than Wednesday November 30th 2022 midnight CET. Please note that applications per email are not accepted due to GDPR.  


Read the advertisement and still have questions? Welcome to contact us via our email and we are happy to help!  
Visit our career site to read more about the programme >   


We are Volvo Cars  
Volvo Cars is on a mission to take traditional car manufacturing into a connected, sustainable and smart future. In 2010, we decided to radically redefine our business, resulting in a totally new generation of cars and technology, steady growth, and record sales – but there’s more to come. Much more.   


By 2025, we aim to sell 1.2 million cars annually, 50% of which will be electric vehicles and sold directly to customers through digital channels. We’re also committed to strengthening our position as an employer of choice committed to inclusion, diversity, and equality for all.   


We believe that people make the difference. Join us and be part of Volvo Cars’ transformation.  

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