Ericsson IT Trainee Program 2021

Posted date: Nov 25, 2020

Location: Stockholm, AB, SE

Company: Ericsson

As the tech firm that created the mobile world, and with more than 54,000 patents to our name, we’ve made it our business to make a mark. When joining our team at Ericsson you are empowered to learn, lead and perform at your best, shaping the future of technology. This is a place where you're welcomed as your own perfectly unique self, and celebrated for the skills, talent, and perspective you bring to the team. Are you in?

Come, and be where it begins.

Our Exciting Opportunity

Ericsson is on a journey of digital transformation affecting all parts of the company from customer and development to delivery. As part of the IT Trainee program you’ll have the possibility to join highly proficient teams, focusing on redefining the operating model of Ericsson. Improve your skillset by working side by side with our specialists in cutting-edge technologies. A vital part of Ericsson’s business areas is the focus on IT security as Cyber threats are growing daily. You will use your technical degree and competence to develop solutions that solves complex business problems across all areas of Ericsson together with our highly committed and multi-cultural teams.

Are you eager to kick-start your career in a global company with endless opportunities?

Then we encourage you to join our exciting digital journey! We will provide the keys - it is up to you to show us and yourself, how you'll unlock a well of opportunities with your resourcefulness and personality! We are looking for trainees who are willing to take action and want to make a true impact on the digital world. We want you to challenge us by using your problem solving skills, dedication, creativity and passion to come up with solutions that can scale globally.

What we can offer you

In our IT Trainee program, we offer the opportunity to explore Ericsson IT Group, and work in areas such as Cloud, Analytics, Automation, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence and Cyber Security. You will have a steep learning curve through challenging projects and personal development training. Together we will find where your passion lies within Ericsson and make sure that the work you will do is aligned with your goals and values. Together we will form our technological future.

Learn more about Group IT at Ericsson here.

This is a permanent position, starting with a one-year program in August 2021. During the rotation program we will offer you many ways to build your career according to your field of interest, and let us discover them together. After the program we have an open discussion on where you and we feel your strengths best fit within Group IT.

At the end of this inspirational year, our aspiration is that you will have:

  • a good introduction and broad general knowledge of Ericsson and the IT department in particular
  • built a network with other trainees as well as employees
  • increased your technical skills, self-awareness and found your right element

To us, you are...

  • graduating in 2021 with a Bachelor or Master’s degree from a Swedish University in computer science, IT, Engineering Physics or other relevant field of studies or with up to 1-year experience.
  • strongly interested in the IT field and eager to learn
  • ambitious with a results-oriented approach
  • inherently curious and have a hands-on, can-do demeanor
  • a person who thrive in a multi-cultural workplace and enjoy interacting with people from all over the world
  • a phenomenal team-player but can also tackle projects independently
  • comfortable and have very good command of English, both written and oral

What's in it for you?

Here at Ericsson, our culture is built on over a century of courageous decisions. With us, you will no longer be dreaming of what the future holds – you will be redefining it. You won’t develop for the status quo, but will build what replaces it. Joining us is a way to move your career in any direction you want; with hundreds of career opportunities in locations all over the world, in a place where co-creation and collaboration are embedded into the walls. You will find yourself in a speak-up environment where empathy and humanness serve as cornerstones for how we work, and where work-life balance is a priority. Welcome to an inclusive, global company where the opportunity to make an impact is endless.


You and your fellow trainees will be based in Stockholm Kista, Sweden.

Please submit your application in English as soon as possible - we are working continuously with the candidate selection.

Last day of application: January 1st 2021.

Selection process: We are working agile, which means we will contact candidates during the advertising period. If you are selected you will as a first step do a programming test, if successful you will be asked to a web-based interview. Our final candidates will be invited to a recruitment day full of interesting activities, interviews and workshops.


Target start for the program is end of August 2021. 

För additional questions - welcome to contact the recruiter: Rebecka Gustafsson (rebecka.gustafsson@ericsson.com).

Kindly note that we do not accept applications sent via e-mail. 

We welcome your application.

To know more about the life at Ericsson, meet some of our colleagues in our People film.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Do you believe that an organization fostering an environment of cooperation and collaboration to execute with speed creates better business value? Do you value a culture of humanness, where fact based decisions are important and our people are encouraged to speak up? Do you believe that diverse, inclusive teams drive performance and innovation? At Ericsson, we do. 

We provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, religion, political opinion, nationality, ethnic background, social origin, social status, indigenous status, disability, age, union membership or employee representation and any other characteristic protected by local law or Ericsson’s Code of Business Ethics.

Primary country and city: Sweden (SE) || || Stockholm || Stud&YP

Req ID: 445966 

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