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Hiring process

Our hiring process for interns is explained below. We also explain how the intern to full-time employee conversion process works. The process for hiring graduates is the same as for all full-time roles across Ericsson.

Becoming an intern

Ericsson internships are part of a competitive program with a wide range of opportunity. Ericsson’s University Relations team, Brand Ambassadors and Hiring teams regularly scout campuses, technical conferences and student organizations for top talent. In addition to on-site recruitment, Ericsson engages with students across our social platforms as well as at our virtual events and online career chats. Ultimately, every applicant needs to apply to a role online during the recruitment phase. We encourage all applicants to create a candidate profile which can be done by joining our talent community. Once you are a member of our talent community, you will receive job alerts that match your interest. Complete this step today and begin discovering what makes YOU + Ericsson such a powerful combination. Your future starts here: 
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Internship acceptance criteria

1. Current students

Students must graduate on or after the end date of the term

2. Able to complete required hours

20 hours during school year, 40 hours during summer

3. Must qualify for hire

Must qualify for hire post-graduation

4. 3.0 GPA 

Slight exceptions with manager approval


Conversion steps

As an Ericsson Intern, you will acquire new skills, apply your classroom learning and be able to contribute to The Networked Society. Full-time conversion is not guaranteed for interns but can be the final result for interns who perform very well. Before starting the conversion process, it is important to understand the following steps.

  1. Intern discusses long-term interest with his/her manager
    This step is extremely important because your manager will need to go through the approval process for your conversion.

  2. Manager seeks approval to enter requisition
    The manager will seek approval to enter the rec. for the intern’s conversion. This is why it is so important to continually remind your manager of your interest and desire for a full-time opportunity.

  3. Requisition goes through approval chain
    This is a global process and can take several weeks. During this time, you recruiter will notify you of your status change.

  4. Once Requisition is approved, recruiter and manager discuss offer details
    During this time, your recruiter will speak with you about salary expectations and will be an advocate for you in the offer process.

  5. Full-time offer is made to intern
    Congrats! You have an offer! Your start date will be set in alignment with your graduation date and will take into consideration any travel you may have planned post-graduation.

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