Career opportunities

With a strong industrial heritage, a burgeoning high-tech sector and an exciting university campus, Skellefteå has much to offer those looking for career fulfillment.

Working in the home town of entrepreneurs

Skellefteå has been characterized by a strong entrepreneurial spirit ever since the early 1900s. At that time, wood and ore formed the basis for the town's success. These business areas are just as important in the 2000s, but now they are being developed thanks to modern technology. And these traditional industries are now being complemented by a thriving high-tech sector.  The strong drive from visionary entrepreneurs creates an employment market that has need of many different skills.

Room for your ideas

The Skellefteå region is known for encouraging new and innovative ideas that can be developed into successful business concepts.
Skellefteå has even recently opened its own tech incubator/innovation house, The Great Northern. In other words, Skellefteå can provide all the tools for those with ideas they believe in and on which they would like to base an interesting career.