Scania Graduate Trainee Program

Scania Graduate Trainee Program

Scania Graduate Trainee Program provides a unique start to your career and every opportunity to develop into a key player in our global organisation. You will quickly gain important contacts as well as a holistic perspective of Scania’s operations. 

You will be employed from Day One and immediately set about immersing yourself in Scania’s company culture. The programme begins with a comprehensive introduction and subsequently alternates between practical work and theory, giving you the chance to gain useful contacts and develop a broad level of competence. Former trainees now occupy key positions within the whole of Scania, including right up to the senior executive ranks.

Contents and structure

The programme is run over 14 months and begins with six shared introductory weeks which also includes practical workshop experience. Next comes a combination of four internship periods, each comprising three month. One of these periods takes place abroad at one of our production units or at one of our service and sales units. You can influence the content of the internships programme together with your manager.

Seminars and training are conducted in the transition periods between internships. These will provide you with a good understanding of Scania’s mission statement, organisational structure, products and processes.

Program Structure

Scania Graduate Trainee Program application process.
•• 1. Introduction – A mix of truck driving training, practical workshop experience, lectures and visits in our different productions

•• 2. Internship* – Tailored to your area of interest

•• 3. Seminars and training courses – Focus on Product Development Process

Christmas holiday

•• 4. Internship* – Tailored to your area of interest

•• 5. Seminars and training courses – Focus on Sales Process & Order to Delivery Process

•• 6. Internship* – Tailored to your area of interest

Summer Holiday

•• 7. Internship* – Tailored to your area of interest

•• 8. Seminars and training courses – Focus on Service Delivery Process

•• 9. First job position

*One of the periods is carried out abroad.


Scania Graduate Trainee Program has a number of different specialisations, reflecting Scania’s different areas of operation.

You choose your area of interest in the application form. Please note that if you are interested in production you can apply for a graduate trainee position in Södertälje, Oskarshamn or Luleå. Read more about the different work areas below:


Scania Graduate Trainee Program is aimed at holders of Master of Science degrees in Engineering, Information systems, Business and Economics or Human resources who have just finished their studies or have a maximum of one year’s work experience. You should be prepared to take on a personal challenge and develop within a learning organisation. The programme prepares you for work within an international environment. For this reason, good language skills are a prerequisite.

As part of the selection process, we look at a combination of your experiences, interests, personal characteristics, and formal education/qualifications. As part of the process we also use web based tests. We are looking for people who are team players, down to earth, and with a glint in their eyes. During the programme your base will be Sweden. Experience of having studied or worked in Sweden is an advantage.

Choose your specialisation and preferred location in the form. Your application should include the following attachments:

  • A cover letter
  • Your CV
  • An academic transcript/details of your degree
  • Your upper secondary school grades

Please note! Attachments are mandatory. Links are not accepted.

If you have a master’s degree from a university outside of Sweden, please contact the Swedish Council for Higher Education to have your degree verified. Please note that this can take up to four months.

Application process

Application process

•• Application period week 3 – 7 (18 January – 15 February)

•• Web based tests, week 7

•• Selection process at Scania

•• Interview 1, week 9

•• Selection process at Scania

•• Interview 2, week 11-12

•• Final selection done week 12

•• Programme starts week 34