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Google ranked top spot for Swedish students

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Google ranked top spot for Swedish students
10:53 CEST+02:00
Swedish students find American multinational Google to be the most attractive potential employers, with Swedish furniture giant Ikea taking second place, a new survey has revealed.

The Universum Swedish Student Survey (FöretagsBarometern) reported that Swedes prefer Google when it comes to getting a job after completing university, following a survey of over 20,000 Swedish students.

Ikea finished second in the report, with another Swedish company, clothing giant H&M, coming in fourth. The top ten was dominated by Swedish companies, with banks Swedbank, Handelsbanken and SEB making appearances, as well as music streaming service Spotify.

Ikea was the highest ranked Swedish company on a global scale for business students at 24th overall. Google was ranked first overall.

When it came to Sweden's IT students, Google topped the list again, followed by Microsoft and Spotify. Law students preferred the Swedish Foreign Ministry (Utrikesdepartementet - UD) and Masters of Science Engineering picked Google, followed by ABB and Vattenfall.

Swedish student's ten most attractive employers for business students

1. Google

2. IKEA

3. Ernst & Young

4. H&M

5. PwC

6. Handelsbanken

7. Swedbank

8. SEB

9. Spotify

10. KPMG

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