100 new immigrants to be offered jobs or internships at Sweco

Over the coming three years, Sweco will offer jobs or internships to at least 100 newcomers to Sweden. Sweco thereby joins the 100 Club, part of the national Sweden Together coalition focused on improving conditions for new immigrants to Sweden. 

”Sweco plans and designs the communities and cities of the future. To do this really well, we need to have a high level of expertise in multiple areas. By joining the 100 Club, we are improving our opportunities for working with the Public Employment Service to find the right people for the right jobs,” says Tomas Carlsson, President and CEO of Sweco.

Sweco has major recruitment requirements. The goal is to hire 1,000 new employees, primarily engineers and architects, in Sweden during this year alone. In co-operation with the Public Employment Service, Sweco will offer internships or jobs to at least 100 new immigrants over the coming three years.

“The refugee crisis has created an extraordinary situation in Sweden and the rest of the world. As a company that accounts for a major portion of urban development, Sweco plays an integral role in providing constructive solutions. We do this by doing what we know best – being a good employer and offering internships and jobs to people who can take part in planning and designing tomorrow’s communities and cities,” said Åsa Bergman, President of Sweco Sweden.

About Sweden Together

On 12 October 2015, municipalities, public authorities, companies and other actors met at in Stockholm in a joint effort to improve conditions for newcomers to Sweden. Prime Minister Stefan Löfven hosted the conference and invited around 800 participants to join the national Sweden Together coalition. Sweco is one of the companies participating.

For additional information, please contact:

Tomas Carlsson, President and CEO, Sweco, +46 8 695 6660, tomas.carlsson@sweco.se  

Åsa Bergman, President, Sweco Sweden, +48 8 695 6403, asa.bergman@sweco.se

Veronika Gustafsson, PR Manager, Sweco, +46 8 695 6543, veronika.gustafsson@sweco.se

Sweco plans and designs tomorrow’s communities and cities. Our work produces sustainable buildings, efficient infrastructure and access to electricity and clean water. With 14,500 employees in Europe, we offer our customers the right expertise for every project. We carry out assignments in 70 countries annually. Sweco is Europe’s leading engineering and architecture consultancy, with sales of approximately SEK 15.2 billion (pro forma 2014). The company is listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm AB.

About Us

Sweco plans and designs tomorrow’s communities and cities. Our work produces sustainable buildings, efficient infrastructure and access to electricity and clean water. With 15,000 employees in Europe, we offer our customers the right expertise for every situation. We carry out projects in 70 countries annually throughout the world. Sweco is Europe’s leading engineering and architecture consultancy, with sales of approximately SEK 16.9 billion (EUR 1.8 billion). The company is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.

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