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Eye for AI - A Graduate Program for Future Leaders in AI

  • Application Deadline: July 26, 2021
  • Gothenburg
  • Application Deadline: July 26, 2021
  • Gothenburg

Do you have an Eye for AI? And want to be a part of an exclusive Graduate Program for Future Leaders in AI ? Then this is for you!

The national center for applied AI, AI Sweden has together with three of its most advanced and ambitious partners, AstraZeneca, Sahlgrenska University Hospital and Zenseact created a unique 18-months graduate program for European top talents within AI.

A team of 6 exceptional graduates with complementary skill sets will during 18 months work on concrete applied data and AI problems in three different sectors, get to know three exceptional organizations and tap into the AI Sweden's global network, resources and expertise.

The team will work in pairs and spend 6 months at each organization, continuously meeting one day a week at AI Sweden. The 18 months will be a tremendous career boost and lead to highly interesting opportunities after the program. As a graduate joining the program you will get competitive compensation, housing solutions and active integration in the Swedish community.

We are especially looking for top talent in data science, computer science, signal processing or similar.

Short about each project at each partner company:

AI Sweden

AI Sweden is the Swedish National Center for applied Artificial Intelligence, supported by the Swedish government and the public and private sectors across the country. Our mission is to accelerate the use of AI for the benefit of our society, our competitiveness, and for everyone living in Sweden.

Astra Zeneca

AstraZeneca is a global, science-led biopharmaceutical business and our innovative medicines are used by millions of patients worldwide.

During the rotation at Astra Zeneca you would be working on exciting projects.

Sahlgrenska University Hospital

Sahlgrenska University Hospital (SU) with 17 000 employees is one of Europe’s largest hospitals and provides emergency and basic care for the Göteborg region, and its 700 000 inhabitants, and highly specialized care for West Sweden (1.7 million inhabitants) as well as being the country´s centre for certain specialised care. SU is highly active in research and innovation through e.g. collaboration with the Sahlgrenska Academy at University of Gothenburg, Chalmers University of Technology and commercial partners.

AI is a key area with great potential for health care. SU aims to focus on AI by e.g. forming a Competence Centre for AI.

At SU you will have the opportunity to apply your AI knowledge and skills in solving challenges within the healthcare sector. Examples of on-going projects include applying AI in radiological imaging, genomics data, creating AI-based decision support for patient outcomes based on EHR-data and real-time monitoring, optimising resource utilization and scheduling of personnel. You will collaborate with clinicians and clinical researchers as well as AI-staff and external collaborators.


Our purpose is to make safe and intelligent mobility real for everyone, everywhere. We are passionate about life and safety. We work every day to protect lives on the road by providing a software platform for innovative and safe self-driving features that will change our societies forever. However, the latest advancements in the field of autonomous driving software development resulted in the engineering challenge of the century.

As an intern, you will be part of the New Technology team which has interactions with all the development teams in the company and with corresponding teams at Volvo cars. At New Technology, we are pursuing a number of key AI technologies and you will be able to engage in areas described below

Automatic annotation
Automatic curation
Imitation learning
Exploring the development of 3rd party apps for autonomous cars
Federated learning
Active learning

Below we've listed everything you need to know about the recruitment process and timeline:

The Recruitment Process

  1. Apply using the "Apply here" button on this page and fill out the form, write a short motivation and answer a few skill questions
  2. If you get a high score one the skill test you will get invited to a case test that will be held over video
  3. The final 10 candidates will be flown to Gothenburg for in person interviews at each company

A total of 6 candidates will be chosen for the graduate program.

The Timeline

  1. Applications closes on the 26th of July 2021 at 23.59 CEST
  2. The case interviews will be held during the 2nd until the 13th of August 2021
  3. The interviews with the partner companies will be held in Gothenburg 16th-27th of August 2021
  4. The Jury Committee will make a decision during the 30th-3rd of September 2021
  5. The program starts on the 4th of October 2021
  6. The program ends in March 2023

Skills & Requirements

  • A M.Sc. in Data Science/Computer Science/Signal Processing or similar
  • Programming Skills (Python or Java)
  • 0-3 years of relevant working experience
  • A European citizenship/residency that enables you to move and work in Sweden without a VISA

About the company

AI Sweden is the national center for applied artificial intelligence, supported by the Swedish government and the public and private sectors across the country. Our mission is to increase the use of AI for the benefit of our society, our competitiveness, and for everyone living in Sweden.

Ivana von Proschwitz | Contact Person

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