We are now looking for geophysicists to the Exploration department who would like to come and work for us in Kiruna during the summer. 

The work duties typically include fieldwork, some data processing, and sometimes also writing shorter reports. You will work together with geologists, technicians, drillers, and other geophysicists, sometimes from external organizations.

About the team

The geophysics team employs a range of geophysical methods, including potential field, electromagnetic and seismic surveys. Downhole geophysical logging is also frequently used in connection with the drilling. The project range covers near-mine to greenfield exploration, and the former can involve underground work. The geophysics group also supports projects within other areas of the company and is involved in R&D projects in cooperation with universities or other research institutes.

We offer an interesting workplace with opportunities for development and challenging duties. 

To be considered for a summer job, we expect you to be available to work at least from mid-June to mid-August 2024. Please state in your application during which time you are available.

Skills & Competencies 

The positions require you to have started a college or university education within geophysics alternatively an engineering or Earth science education at a similar level containing geophysical courses. 

As a person you should be responsible and driven, but also percipient and flexible. The positions include a lot of collaboration with others, so good communication skills are essential. 

English is required for all the positions. 

For all positions at LKAB, you must also have a driving licence (B).

More information about the position

If you have any questions about the position, please contact:

Group manager Ana Braña Bergshjorth, ana.brana.bergshjorth@lkab.com


Submit your application no later than 31st March. Selection takes place continuously. 

Please note that we do not accept applications by e-mail. 

LKAB do not wish to have any contact from recruiting or advertisement agencies regarding these positions.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Union representatives


Unionen Norra: Sakari Alanko 0980-725 08  

Akademikerföreningen: Peter Johansson 0980-71879  

Ledarna Norra: Ingegerd Kyrö 0980-71050  

We Offer

Our unique operations require employees with unique knowledge. Regardless of the position, we help and support one another – across departmental and organizational boundaries – throughout the group. It is important to us that you want to contribute to the warm and inclusive culture that is the basis for our success. We are all driven by a strong commitment and want to create value for our customers. We like challenges and welcome new ideas. We build trust by taking responsibility, and with us safety always comes first. Our values are thus Commitment, Innovation and Responsibility. In addition to becoming part of our broad organization with plenty of opportunities for learning and development in your day-to-day work, we offer all employees an attractive range of benefits.

At LKAB, we value and strive for diversity and gender balance within the departments. Apply by clicking the link at the top of the page. Attach a personal cover letter and your CV. Interviews and selections take place on an ongoing basis, so do not wait to submit your application. We’re looking forward to hearing from you!

Other Information

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