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Applying for a job in Norway

In the job search process, you first have to perform self-assessment. Identify your goals, interests and values, as well as 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.

Tips for job seekers

Tips for job seekers

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Write a CV

Write a CV

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Cover Letter

Write a cover letter

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Courses 2020


For autumn 2020, all our job search courses are held as webinars. Find information about course content and registration in the drop-down menu below.

Courses Autumn 2020

Are you ready to write a good CV that can make an employer interested? In this webinar, we share our best tips for design and content.

We suggest you start writing your CV before you attend the course, to increase the learning outcome and make it easier to ask relevant questions. You can find tips and examples on how to write a CV at

The course is for students at NTNU, and discuss CVs fit for the Norwegian labour market.

The course will be held via Zoom and a link will be sent to you a day in advance of the course.


Course dates:

17th September at 10.15 - 11.15

27th October at 12.15 - 13.15

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Are you looking for a job in Norway?

Whether you are looking for a part-time job while studying or a full-time job after graduation, this webinar deals with how to find relevant jobs, as well as how to write CV and cover letter. We will also discuss different strategies on how to approach potential employers.

The course does not address topics like resident permits or other legal issues.

The webinar is in English and for NTNU students only.

We will announce upcoming webinars in August.


If you want to prepare for a job interview in Norway, join our webinar.

Here we discuss the context of a typical interview, common questions and share our best tips. We will also answer your questions.

We recommend that you check out our website before the webinar:

The course will be held via Zoom and a link will be sent to you a day in advance of the course.

The webinar is in English and for NTNU students only.


Course date: 

13th October at 13.15 - 14.15

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Tips for job interviews

Tips for job interviews

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Know your competence

Know your competencies

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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 hvit

Connecting students and employers

Careers portal NTNU Bridge

Students: Discover  opportunities for academic collaboration with employers.  Find advertised vacancies for internships, trainee-positions, part-time or full-time jobs.

Employers: Publish job vacancies or topics for projects or master's theses collaboration. Find students that are right for your project.

Online courses


Find following e-courses for the job search process on the pages:

How to write a CV in Norway

How to write a cover letter

Career Fairs

Careers Fairs at NTNU

Five tips to get the most out of career fairs in the video


Counselling for NTNU students

Career counselling

via video, phone or e-mail.

For current students, applicants and recent NTNU graduates

Book free counselling for:

  • Feedback on CV and cover letter
  • How to describe your skills
  • Career advises 


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