Summer jobs at LKAB

Are you an aspiring engineer, mechanic or electrician who wants to test theory in practice, or just looking to try out a new career? Every summer, at LKAB, we offer summer jobs in a number of different areas and roles.

All summer jobs for 2024 have been filled. Welcome to apply again for summer 2025!

Or have a look among our other open positions here.

Interest in us is ever increasing on many fronts. Our investments in increased sustainability and future new products such as sponge iron and critical minerals are not only important for the development of society, but also exciting for many who want to work in an innovative environment.

Why is a summer job at LKAB a good thing?

At LKAB, we’re always looking for committed people who are innovative and like to take responsibility. Regardless of whether you’re a student of geology, technology, environmental science, or just curious about the mining industry, we’d like to hear from you.

Then why should you apply to us? Well, a summer job with us is a unique chance to take the first step towards becoming a key player in the transformation of our industry towards a more sustainable future. In addition to the work, you get to know both the company and the people here; a gateway as good as any for you who, in the long term, would like to work within our company or the mining industry in general.

Want to take your first step into a world with a focus on innovation and sustainability?

Of course, there are numerous other reasons to come work with us:

  1. Sustainability : At LKAB, we’re proud of our commitment to sustainability. By working with us you’re contributing to a greener and more sustainable future for all of us.
  2. Development : Regardless of whether you are in the middle of studies or want to change career paths, we give you the opportunity to try out a profession you are interested in and developing your skills while putting theory into practice.
  3. Security : LKAB was founded in 1890 and has long been a reliable supplier of iron ore to customers all over the world. We’re known, at home and beyond, for being a stable employer with great benefits.

Where and for what do we need summer workers?

To start with, we’re usually looking for temporary workers to fill positions such as electricians, operators, mechanics, miners and geologists – roles that are essential to our business.

Our temps are based in northern Sweden and Norway: in Svappavaara, Kiruna, Malmberget, Luleå and Narvik. If you live elsewhere and are interested in a life in our beautiful part of the world, this is a fantastic opportunity to gain experience of work and life in the north, for a limited period.

Our investment in learning, innovation and sustainability makes LKAB the perfect place to start your career. A summer job with us is an investment in your future, where we want to give you insights and skills for life.

Kvinna i arbetskläder och gruvhjälm.

Freedom at and out of work

After moving from Kiruna to Luleå to study to become an engineer, Ebba never thought she'd move back. A summer job at LKAB opened her eyes to the possibilities.