Make your future move with us
Where others see boundaries, you see opportunities. Our Global Graduate Programme will allow you to contribute to key transformation areas from the very start of your career.
Meet our Graduates and read about their experience at Volvo Cars.
Our Global Graduate Programme is designed around you, by you.
After 24 months, you’ll have a foundation in the most exciting industry on the planet and a ready-made network – everything you need to boost your career.
Do you have the curiosity to learn, the will to develop and the drive to create change? We’re looking for future strategists, visionaries and change-makers to join our business transformation. The Global Graduate Programme will allow you to design your own experience and learn from the best every step of the way. Applications open November 1, 2022.
Your contribution is our future, and our future is all about tech. We’re looking for the next generation tech experts to join our Global Graduate Programme and lead us through the digital transformation. Take the opportunity to learn from the best in areas such as electrification, software development and data science. Applications open November 1, 2022.
“Working in e-commerce during a pandemic year has given me the same adrenaline and excitement as when I’m out on an adventure – you gotta love that feeling!”
Jyosheel Sekhon – offer development team, global online business
Did you know?
graduates have completed our global programme since 2010.
are still within our company, more than half are in leadership positions.
graduates would recommend the Global Graduate Programme to a friend.
What do you need? A humble, curious, self-reflective mindset that’s open to change.
A Master’s degree, completed by the time our next Global Graduates Programme starts. Fluent English is also necessary.
Maximum one year full-time work experience between the completion of your Master’s degree and the start of our programme.
The Graduate Podcast
Tune in to the first and second season of the Volvo Cars Global Graduate Podcast! Meet some of our current and former graduates who will guide you through the recruitment process, programme content, life at Volvo Cars and more! More Season 2 episodes will be launched over the next couple of months.
FAQs about our Global Graduate Programme
Where does the Global Graduate Programme take place?
The job ad describes where the different positions are home-based. If you need to move from a different country, we’ll support with a relocation package.
How many graduates are hired each year?
The number of global graduates varies each year based on the demand of the business. The 2023 programme will accept approximately 40 graduates globally.
How long does the Global Graduate Programme last?
Can I also apply for the Global Graduate Programme if I come from abroad?
The GGP is open to applicants worldwide, who fit the graduate profile. You can apply regardless of your citizenship. A potential offer however would always be pending on the approval of the local residence- and work permit.
Do I have a fixed-term or a permanent contract?
Our Global Graduates have permanent full-time employment within Volvo Cars from day one.
How is the Global Graduate Programme compensated?
The Graduates within the programme receive a salary according to the standard market rate.
Is there a guarantee of a job at the end?
Since you get permanent employment during the programme, all functions aim to offer interesting and challenging roles to graduates upon graduation, providing you have performed well during the Global Graduate Programme.
Is it necessary to have done an internship at Volvo Cars to apply for the Global Graduate Programme?
No, but it is not a disadvantage if you’re already familiar with the company.
Can I apply to multiple areas of the Global Graduate Programme?
Yes, you can. More information on this is available in the job application.
Our recruitment process
Here’s a guide to help get you started on searching for Graduate opportunities at Volvo Cars.
Open from November 1. Apply with your CV and cover letter.
Which assessments you participate in depends on the competence area you apply for.
In early January some applicants are asked for a video interview with pre-recorded questions.
In late January we follow up with additional interviews if required.
We notify all successful candidates in late February or early March.
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