Scania Student Intro


As a part of the SSI-program, I was assigned a sponsor. We see our sponsors while at Scania and also pay them visits during the semesters. My sponsor is named Lina, she is s a young engineer and honestly a true source of inspiration. One lunch this summer I sat down with her and asked […]

Södertälje,SwedenPhoto: Kjell Olausson 2014

On a journey with Scania

Kristine Stålhandske first heard of Scania Student Intro while she was studying for a Master of Science degree at Linköping University. Having completed the introductory year, she’s now undertaking the Scania Trainee Programme along with 19 other young employees.

SSI weekend number four

Hello dear reader, The day has come when I write about our fourth and final Scania Student Intro weekend. This means that I have yet experienced all of what the SSI program has to offer except for one thing – the master’s thesis, which I will write together with a friend, starting in January. The […]

SSI weekend number three

Hello there, I hope you are well in this beautiful fall that we are having. I am doing fine but I have been really busy with school, which has made this post a few weeks over due. Here it is at last and this time I will talk about the experiences I had at our last […]

Back to school

Hello everyone, The summer has ended and I am back in school. At first I did not feel particularly excited about going back to studying after having such a good time working at Scania during the summer. I felt that I had got accustomed to working with real projects at a real company rather than […]

Longing for production experience

Hi everyone, For me this summer is very much about getting a sense of what it is like to work at Scania. Therefore I have arranged many study visits at different Scania factories and departments, as well as lunch meetings with Scania employees to learn about their experiences from within the company. These events all […]

How to find a Master Thesis Topic

As SSI-students, most of us will be writing our master thesis at Scania, it’s a part of the programme. This means that we have to find a topic (just like everyone else). There is only one problem, to decide. And to know what we can choose from. I have to tell you, it’s a jungle […]

Summer jobs and Scania Griffin Trophy

Hi there, In this post I will tell you about some of the different summer job assignments that you can end up doing in the SSI-program. In the end of the post I will also show some pictures from a fun SSI-summer activity we had the other week. First I should mention that the SSI-program […]

“It starts with you”

Howdy, In this post I will talk about what Scania Student Intro (SSI), can do for you. Or rather, as the title of this post implies, what you can do with the help of SSI. A few years ago Scania started using the slogan “Scania. It starts with you” in its employer branding efforts. The […]

My first week as a Scania employee

Hi! I have now started my summer job at Scania in Södertälje. This is one of the main features of the Scania Student Intro program (SSI) and I have been placed in a group who develops bus chassis. After this first week my head is so full of impressions that I hardly know where to start when […]