Engineer to Engineer

Engineer to Engineer is a project that aims to create a labor market with equal opportunities for everyone. It creates a platform that enables newly arrived professionals to network and gain the necessary tools to enter the Swedish labor market

 
 

 

Among the refugees that arrive in Sweden, there are many qualified engineers and scientists whose academic expertise is not fully used in the labour market. Engineer to Engineer creates a platform where recently arrived engineers and scientists can network and exchange experiences with working professionals in Sweden. This aims to give the participants a possibility to a fast integration into the Swedish society. At the same time, we provide Swedish companies with professional expertise.

We connect progressive companies with engineers and scientists with a refugee background through different events. Engineer to Engineer arranges recruitment fairs, CV workshops, interview training, case events and provides a platform for professional networking between engineers and scientists from different geographical backgrounds.

If you are interested in participating in any way, don’t hesitate to contact integration@ewb-swe.org. We are always looking for companies interested in connecting with qualified engineers as well as refugees interested in our initiatives.

 
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How you can contribute

If you are a company with the need of engineers or scientists, you can participate in a recruitment fair, review CVs or present a case. If you are an established engineer or scientist in Sweden, you can help with networking, interview training or review CVs. Other suggestions on how you can contribute are always welcome.

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A selection of previous events

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Java programming workshop for newly arrived engineers and scientists together with Netlight Stockholm. 
Netlight consultants held two sessions, where the first session focused on the theory behind TDD (Test Driven Development) which led to a case the participants got to work on during the second session.

 
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3D printing course together with Ångström Makerspace

 
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Engineer to Engineer visited Skanska Sverige in Norrköping and got some insight into their work.

 
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A workshop together with the technology company Knightec. During the afternoon the participants got the opportunity to meet experienced recruiters who were teaching all the ins and outs of interview technique and how to tailor one’s LinkedIn profile to attract a future employer.