Photo applying for a job

Applying for a job in Norway

In the job search process, you first have to perform self-assessment; what are your goals, interests and values, as well as identify your skills and competencies. Practice on how to present yourself to a potential employer. Stay up-to-date with the job market throughout your studies. Job searching might take some time, so start the process as early as possible.


Know your competence

Tips for job seekers


Kurs

 Courses

The courses are available for students at NTNU and free of charge.

As a preventive action regarding coronavirus, we postpone all of our scheduled courses. You can find information regarding the job search process on our web sites, or contact us by e-mail if you have any questions

Courses

Are you an international student looking for a job in Norway and need some advise on where to find relevant jobs and how to write your cover letter and CV?  It could either be a part time job or a job after finishing your degree here at NTNU.

In this course we present advise on were to find jobs and discuss different strategies on how to approach possible employers. The focus will be on how to write a good cover letter and CV.

The course does not address topics like work and resident permits or other legal issues.
The course is for NTNU students and the content is independent of the campus.

Date of course: 11 February at Campus Gløshaugen

New course dates for the autumn semester will come in August 2020

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Are you ready to create a good CV? In this course, we share our best tips on how to write a good CV. You can bring your CV to the course, and we can discuss your questions together.

This course is for those who want to get some new input on design and content.

 

The course is for students and the content is independent of the campus

Date of course: 26 February at Campus Gløshaugen

New course dates for the autumn semsester will come in August 2020

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Get the most out of career fairs

Career Fairs at NTNU

Overview of Careers Fairs at NTNU

Get the most out of career fairs

CV and cover letter

Tips for job interviews

Job vacancy sites

Job vacancy sites

Whether you want an internship, part-time job or a full-time job, you might find English speaking opportunities in Norway here:

Connecting students and employers

Connecting students and employers

Careers portal NTNU Bridge

Students: You can find employers that wants academic collaboration or advertised vacancies for internships, trainee positions or part-time jobs.

Employers: You can publish job vacancies, arrangements or topics for projects or master's theses. Find students that are right for your project.

Feedback on CV and job application

Drop-in time

There is no drop-in at campus to prevent potential corona virus transmission. You can find job seeking tips on our web sites, or you contact us by e-mail for feedback on your CV and cover letter or other questions. 

Please pay attention to policies and procedures from NTNU.

Trondheim:

Get feedback on your CV and job application in 15 minutes
Campus Dragvoll  The Library, Tuesdays
Campus Gløshaugen  Gamle Kjemi, Thursdays 

 

Gjøvik:

Tips and counselling about the job seeking process, competency mapping and the job interview

G-bygget (G116), Mondays 
Mustad (Building 118, room 307),  Fridays 

 

Ålesund:

Get feedback on your CV and job application.
At the Library, Tuesdays

 

Counselling for NTNU students

 Counselling for NTNU students

For current students, applicants and recent NTNU graduates

There will be no counselling at campus to prevent potential corona virus transmission. You can find tips regarding the job search process on our web sites. In addition, you can book counselling on phone or skype or ask us questions by e-mail.

Please pay attention to policies and procedures from NTNU.

Meet one of our advisers in Trondheim for:

  • Feedback on CV and job application
  • How to describe your skills
  • Career advises 

Counselling is also available on skype or phone

Contact

 Contact

Visiting address

Trondheim, Gløshaugen
Gamle Kjemi, Kolbjørn Hejes vei 4
E-mail: karriere@ntnu.no 

Contact for employers

NTNU Bridge