How to write a CV in Norway?

Both layout and expected content in a CV varies from country to country. Make sure that your CV is fit for the Norwegian labour market.  This article gives you valuable information

work in Norway

Are you looking for work in Norway?

The webpage "Work in Norway - The Official Guide" will provide you with useful information.


Join the Xynteo Exchange/ Norway 2018

The Xynteo Exchange/Norway is a platform to connect talent, capital and ideas, and fuse them into new growth opportunities fit for the future. This year it will take place on 28-29 November in Oslo, Norway. About 450 participants from around the world will actively participate, from business, arts, policy, startups, NGOs, academia and civil society.


Welcome to the Career Day 10th of October!

The Career Day is a great opportunity for students attending NMBU to meet with different companies that are relevant for your career. The companies are ready to get in touch with prospective applicants to their positions and each will have their own separate stand during the fair. Perhaps you meet with your future employer for the first time or find your first relevant summer job? During the day the Career Centre offers a quick review of your CV.


Drop-in hour at SiT - quick check of your CV and job application

Drop-in time is held at SiT at:

Wednesdays from 10-12

and Thursdays from 15.45-17


Join our course the 12th of September from 12.15-14.

Would you like to learn moe about how to apply and get a job in Norway? Join our course.

Topics covered will include: How to write a CV and job application in Norway, where to find jobs, how to differentiate yourself from other job seekers and give a good impression generally and a bit about norwegian culture.


Part time work in Norway, the 5th of September

Are you an international student looking for part time work in Norway? Please join our information meeting at the 5th of September from 13.00-13.45 at U225 in the Clock Building.

We will give information about work permit, where to look for jobs, what kind of jobs can I get and tax deduction card.

To attend, please register at


The Career Centre welcomes all our students to the University!

The Career Centre is for all students and Phd-candidates at NMBU. We offer courses and counselling. We specially invite you to join our information about Part time work in Norway, 5th of September, and our course How to apply and get a job in Norway on the 12th of September. We also offer drop-in hours at SiT and counselling. The center is situated at U119 in Urbygningen (The Clock building) and are open Monday till Thursdays.


The Career Centre is closed for the summer. We open again 30th of July

The Career centre wishes all students a wonderful summer. If you want some tip to ypur job search, please go to our webpage. We open again the 30th of July.


Are you currently job hunting? Join our course, 21st of February

Would you like to learn mote about how you should apply for jobs? Where to find relevant jobs and how to write a good CV and job application? Join our course. The course is held in English.

Register at


Drop-in hours at SIT

The Career Centre offers  drop-in hours every Wednesday from 10-12 and Thursdays from 15.45-17.

You are welcome with career related questions or if you want a review of your CV or job application.


New year

Happy new year!

The Career Centre wishes all students and Phd-candidates a happy new year. We are now open again. Please contact us if you want a review of your CV or job application or want to book counselling. Come by our office or send an email to

We will start with drop-in hours again late this January, when most of the students are back again.

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