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SSE Female Economist of the Year 2019

We are people who want to make a difference.

Everything we do starts with people. It’s what makes us different from all other car companies. If you share our belief in the power of people and our passion for human-centric innovation, you will thrive together with brilliant, like-minded colleagues who are committed to making a true difference?


Volvo Cars are excited to be the sponsor of Stockholm School of Economics Female Economist of the year 2019. We look for talent and wish to connect with the next generation of top, female leaders!


Through the FEOY Scholarship, we are welcoming one top talent to join us for a 12-month scholarship starting fall 2019.


You will get the opportunity to design your personal scholarship program built around your passion, strengths and ambitions. You will be enabled to explore business functions such as Brand & Marketing, Finance, Innovation and Mobility.


We are now looking for a young leadership talent that will be part of driving Volvo Cars’ success into the future. Leadership at Volvo Cars is about inspiring and supporting people. We believe in leading by example, with a culture characterized by curiosity, teamwork and a desire to make a difference. A leader at Volvo Cars is a person who brings out the best in people, enabling them to face every challenge with confidence.


Are YOU our next FEOY, ready to make a difference with us?


What will the FEOY scholarship at Volvo Cars look like?

As the winner of FEOY 2019, you get a 12 month paid scholarship at Volvo Cars. During this once in a lifetime journey with us, you will deep dive into the world of Volvo Cars and learn about our organization, ambitions, products, people and our exciting opportunities and challenges for the future. You will work with interesting and fun projects, where you will be enabled to make a difference together with creative and open-minded colleagues from all around the globe.

Before starting the FEOY scholarship, you will be asked to pick two out of four different projects. Your first half year is based in Sweden where you can choose to work with:

Brand & Marketing or Finance, at Volvo Cars HQ Gothenburg


For the second half year, you can choose from:

Innovation, Silicon Valley, US or Volvo Car Mobility (M) Stockholm


During your 12-month FEOY scholarship at Volvo Cars, you will be given support and guidance from your managers, work close together with your colleagues and receive coaching from a senior mentor.


Who are you?

  • You have a Master’s degree from SSE and graduate in spring 2019
  • You are innovative, curious, brave and enjoy taking initiatives and bringing in new ideas
  • You are a great networker and communicator
  • You are interested in learning more about leadership within a global organization and want to develop and strengthen your leadership skills



Want to learn more about the FEOY scholarship at Volvo Cars?

Awesome! Then we look forward to meet you at Volvo Cars’ campus launch event on Friday Jan 18th 2019. Read more about the FEOY Scholarship and RSVP to the Event at  


I you have questions, don't hesitate to reach out to Project Leader Elin Sjöberger at or Recruiter Ulrika Karlsson


Are you the FEOY of 2019?

Please apply with your CV and personal letter telling us about yourself and answering the following questions:

  • Why are you the Female Economist of the Year 2019?
  • How do you perceive yourself as a future leader?
  • Why are you and Volvo Cars a perfect match?


We are eager to read your application, and look forward to receiving it before Feb 3 2019.


We wish you the best of luck!
/ The Volvo Cars team


Who are we?

Volvo Cars is a company on a mission; to bring traditional car manufacturing into a connected, sustainable and smart future.

Since 1927, we have been a brand known for our commitment to safety, creating innovative cars that make life less complicated for our consumers. In 2010, we decided to transform our business, resulting in a totally new generation of cars and technologies, as well as steady growth and record sales. Today, we’re expanding our global footprint in Europe, China and the US, and we’re on the lookout for new talent.

We are constantly pushing our own skills and abilities to drive change in the automotive industry like never before. We are looking for innovative, committed people to join us in this endeavour and create safe, sustainable and connected cars. We believe in the power of people and will challenge and support you to reach your full potential. Join us and be part of Volvo Cars’ journey into the future.

Gothenburg, SE

Job requisition ID:  20512

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