Skill summary for Korta Vägen 2018/2019

Published: 24 April 2018

Korta vägen - educational initiatives for immigrants with university education - is a program that helps immigrants with higher education to integrate faster into the Swedish labor market. The program contains both theory and internship. Theory is essentially Swedish, social science and labor market knowledge. The internship is done at a workplace where you get in touch with your own profession and learn about the culture in Swedish workplaces.

Employers who are interested in receiving someone as a trainee for a shorter or longer period, contact Tina Bäckström, 070-237 12 61 tina.backstrom@ltubusiness.se

The internship period is flexible, can start in autumn or spring. Even the length of practice is flexible.

The following competences and professions are represented in the current round:

Technology, data, engineers, etc.

Woman from Iraq
Holds a bachelor's degree in pharmacy with a degree in 1999 and a master's degree in clinical pharmacy from Iraq with a degree in 2004. Then a doctorate in health science from LTU with enrollment of material science (galenic pharmacy, x-ray diffraction, molecular spectrum copy, chromatographic analysis methods) with a degree in 2018. In addition to teaching and research, she has 10 years of experience from work as a pharmacist's assistant and pharmacist. Speaks Swedish, English and Arabic (mother tongue).

Appropriate placement: Laboratories, pharmacies, universities or companies with research and development units.

Female from India
Has a Bachelor's degree in Architecture from India with a degree in 2007 and a PhD in Architecture / Urban Planning from New Zealand with a degree in 2016. She has 2 years of work experience as an architect, building design, India, and 7 months of experience as a research engineer at LTU where she participated in the research group in the architecture of urban construction. Speaks Swedish, English and Indian (mother tongue).

Appropriate placement: within city building management, activities with planners such as the Swedish Transport Administration, architectural office.

Woman from Egypt
Has a Bachelor's degree in water and a diploma in 1997 and a master in technical physics from Egypt with a degree in 2004. Thereafter a doctorate in experimental mechanics from LTU with a degree in 2009. Worked as Assistant Associate Professor with teaching and research for approximately 8 years. Speaks Swedish, English and Arabic (mother tongue).

Appropriate placement: research and development departments, a laboratory using spectroscopic methods for analyzing materials.

Woman from Iraq
Has a degree in electrical engineering with emphasis on electrical power technology from Iraq, graduated in 2008. She has experience in short-term administration at electrical power companies. Speaks Swedish, English and Arabic (Mother tongue)

Appropriate placement: energy company, consulting company

Male from Iran
Has an engineering education focusing on building construction , graduated in 2007. He has 6 months experience in project management, personnel and purchasing materials at a construction company. There after 3 years of work experience from a department store where he had cash and employee responsibility. He also has experience from internship at a warehouse and from forestry. Speaks Swedish and Persian (mother tongue).

Appropriate placement: Building company

Female from Romania
Has an engineering degree in engineering and economics , graduated in 2008. She has 7 years of work experience including: within cad design, building construction, cost estimates. Speaks Swedish, English, a little Italian and Spanish, as well as Romanian (mother tongue).

Appropriate placement: design and / or planning units within companies, authorities.

Female from Iran
Has a Nursing Nursing degree from Iran with a degree in 2009 and a 3-year Master's degree in Biotechnology from Turkey with a degree in 2016. She has 6 years of work experience as a nurse, experience as a teacher assistant at the University of Turkey and experience from a lab environment during her Master's degree program. Speaks Swedish, English, Persian, Azerbaijani (Turkish), Turkish.

Appropriate placement: Laboratories

Male from Iran
Has a Master of Science in Aeronautics from Iran and a Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Ltu. Afterwards, he received a doctorate in streamlining at Ltu with a degree in 2015. He has worked as a research assistant at Ltu and trainee in the automotive industry where he designed and simulated oil systems on trucks.Speaks Swedish, English and Persian (mother tongue).

Appropriate placement: research and development units in the automotive industry, aviation industry or other industry.

Female from China
Has a transport management training and professional license for aircraft safety and airport personnel, CAAC (similar to EASA) and a master of ethnology and sociology with a degree in 2006. She has 15 years experience in working on airline companies, including in the maintenance department as a controller of aircraft components and the marketing department with customer tickets. The research focus in masters education was minorities in the urban environment. Speaks Swedish, English and Chinese (mother tongue).

Suitable internship: airport, airline or cultural area, library, museum.

Economics, management, administration

Female from Thailand
Have a bachelor's degree in business administration with an emphasis in accounting graduated in 2008. She has 7 years of work experience in accounting, invoicing and six months of work in the shop where she was responsible for treasury and ordering goods. Speaks Swedish and Thai (mother tongue).

Appropriate placement: Economics department or administration at company or organization.

Female from Thailand
Has a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and Informatics with emphasis on business systems, graduated in 2012. She has a few years of work experience from sales and purchasing as well as currency exchange with responsibility for a currency exchange office. She also has experience from internship with simpler accounting tasks and work in retirement homes. Speaks Swedish, English Thai (native language) Lao and some Chinese.

Appropriate placement: Economics department or administration on company or organization / authority, preferably work with people such as labor market unit, the cultural sector.

Woman from Egypt
Has a 4-year program in business administration with specialization trade, graduating in 2004. She has 1.5 years of experience working as an accountant at a trading company. Speaks Swedish, Arabic (Mother tongue)

Appropriate placement: Economics department at company or agency.

Culture / art, pedagogy

Female from China
Has a bachelor's degree in literature and education to teach Chinese as a second language with a degree in 2013. Has 1 year experience in Chinese teaching at a Swedish school and 2 years work experience from a construction company. Speaks Swedish, English and Chinese (native language).

Appropriate internship: cultural sector, library, education or company / organization that has exchanges with China.

Female from Brazil
Has an artistic bachelor's degree in graphic design with a degree in 2004. She has approximately 10 years of work experience as designer, art director at several advertising agencies. Also has experience from own business and work with various social media, about 4 years of work as a cook and combined work with sports / outdoor activities. Speaks Swedish, English, Spanish and Portuguese (mother tongue).

Appropriate placement: advertising or event agency, media company, activity company in the visiting industry.