Search for career opportunities

H&M’s International Trainee Program 2019

Stockholm, Stockholm County

Do you want to be part of building H&M globally and join a graduate program where you will start an international career from day one?
We are looking to hire a few selected candidates for our international graduate program created to develop future leaders for Global Expansion and Global Sales & Operations. If you have the drive and ambition to build H&M globally, this is the opportunity for you!

Working across functions within Global Expansion (Leasing) and Global Sales & Operations (Merchandising, Controlling), you’ll gain exposure to key areas of our business and establish a network of colleagues around the world. The program starts in September 2019 and runs for 12 months. The first two months you will be based in the headquarters in Stockholm and the rest of the year you will be abroad in 1-2 of our markets rotating between two different functions. After the program you will receive a final placement within one of the functions around the world.


We can guarantee that you will have fun, challenging and exciting tasks and for you to be successful in your role, we believe you need to have:

·         An interest in H&M and the retail business 

·       An interest in Leasing, Merchandising or Controlling

·         A degree in business or engineering

·         International experience from studying, working or living in different countries

Fluency in English is required, while fluency in other languages is meriting. We also highly value the following:

·         Result oriented with a strong track record

·         Strong analytical skills

·         Doer with a high working capacity

·         A strong personality with integrity

·         A humble attitude with no prestige

·         Leadership potential

·         A genuine interest in working abroad with flexibility regarding work location


At H&M we have three different trainee programs with different content and positions. We want you to choose the program that you think suits you the best and we ask you to only apply to one of the programs. Read more about our three different here.

Do you want to join the International Talent Program? Please apply at with your resume, cover letter and University grades. Last day of application is January 2nd, 2019. We will start the recruitment process in January with ability and personality tests in mid-January. If you proceed to the assessment days, these will be held in the end of February in Stockholm. We look forward to receiving your application!
For questions please contact Sophie Adamsson or Astrid Nord at (we do not handle applications sent via email). We look forward to receiving your application! 

Read more about the program, the different functions and meet our former trainees here!


The business idea of H&M is "Fashion and quality at the best price in a sustainable way". The H&M group is one of the biggest fashion companies in the world, with more than 171.000 employees, in over 69 markets. H&M group also includes COS, Weekday, Monki, Cheap Monday, ARKET, &Other Stories, H&M Home and Afound.



H&M uses cookies to give you the best experience on our website. If you continue to use our services, we’ll assume that you’re happy with this. Find out more about cookies.