Get help with: identifying and mapping your skills, marketing yourself more effectively, discovering various strategies for finding jobs, and finding the best way to contact companies. Career Services can help you to improve your job search process or to get your own business going.

We will go through issues of skills inventory, networking, and CV and job interview preparation. If you are interested in starting your own business, we recommend that you visit the website of Drivhuset.

Career course, events and workshops

Throughout each semester, you can take part in various workshops and a number of events through which you will learn how to build the foundation for finding your dream job, or discover why you should become self-employed. The events are held on-site or virtually (on Zoom or Teams). Keep yourself updated on our Career Portal Future Finder.

We offer you individual career-related consultation, but before we book them we would like you to complete our career course and take part in our workshops on

  • competence inventory
  • CV and cover letter
  • networking
  • preparing for a job interview.

The Career Course is available in English and Swedish, and you can find it on Canvas.

All dates for our workshops in Swedish and English can be found on the University's career portal Future Finder. For best assistance, we recommend that you attend our skills inventory workshop first.

For alumni, we recommend the guides on Future finder.

Career Services' top tips for finding a job

  1. Make a thorough inventory of your skills, your knowledge and your experience.
  2. Create tailored application documents (target your application towards specific jobs you are applying for takes time, so make sure you start the process as early as possible).
  3. Build your professional network to create opportunities for the future (this can include the creation of an attractive LinkedIn profile, which tends to be used by recruiters to post vacancies and find future employees).
  4. Attend Career Services' Career course in Canvas and participate in our presentations and workshops to get help with planning your future career.

Possible jobs and career paths

During your time at the University, many questions may arise about what kind of job would suit you after graduating. Our online course catalogue list all the University’s study courses and programmes. On the programme page, you can find examples of possible professions and career paths relevant to your study courses and programmes.

Reflecting on the courses you have studied and the knowledge you have acquired makes it easier to market yourself and your skills to employers

See for example the page for the programme in Criminology

Contact the Career Services

If you still have questions or concerns after reviewing the career support we offer through our courses and workshops, please contact career@mau.se.

In order for us to help you in the best possible way, please describe in a little more detail what kind of support you wish to receive, and suggest a time when you would like to have a virtual one-to-one conversation.