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Students & Graduates Blog

At Arla, we strive to unlock the highest potential in each other while working together to create the future of dairy. We believe, that one way to unlock this potential is by working together in diverse teams across cultures, age, nationality and so much more.

Therefore, we are proud of working with a large number of talented students and graduates who all have an extraordinary energy and drive and who constantly bring new professional as well as innovative ideas into our community. Hence, at Arla we have many great stories to be told. Below you can explore an extract of these stories including everythin from a graduate's first day in Arla to the experiences, challenges and learnings one meets along the journey - all told by our student assistants, interns and graduates.


This post is part of a series of blog posts made by students and graduates working at Arla. The blog is purely employer-driven and it is intended to offer “a look inside” for people considering if Arla might be relevant as their future employer. The opinions, statements and viewpoints expressed in the blogs by the various participants do not necessarily reflect the opinions, beliefs and viewpoints of Arla Foods or official policies of Arla Foods. 


My name is Rasmus and you’re reading my first ever blog post! I’m currently on my first rotation as a Production Management Graduate at the Denmark Protein site, in western Jutland, Denmark. I would like to share with you my answers to the three questions I recall having before I started working...


Curiosity, willingness and openness to explore the unknown, as well as readiness to take on challenges that come along the way are essential ingredients for self-development and to have good clarity about your own goals and ambitions in life. This was one of the primary reasons why I chose Arla’s...


“Why Arla?” – I vaguely remember pondering over this question while filling in my application for the MENA Graduate Programme almost a year ago. Little did I know at the time that in the months to follow, I would grow to truly love Arla and everything it stands for. My name is Natasha Mudgal and...


Have you ever thought about the incredible opportunities that can arise when diversity becomes a source of strength to advocate and implement change? This blog post is for you if you are interested to know how my experience so far in the F15 Programme in the USA has changed my perspective on...


My name is Anna Telfser, I am 26 years old, grew up in the German speaking Italian Alps, did my Bachelor in Biotechnology in Central Italy and my Master in Food technology and Nutrition in Southern Sweden. Then, I was luckily chosen to be one of the six Production Management Graduates of Arla...


"Jacob, we’re meeting the organizer for our big MENA Kick-off event, for the whole region, tomorrow morning. I have to attend another meeting; do you mind going instead of me?" Suzy, my host manager, literally threw me right into the work life at Arla, MENA. If you’re a graduate wondering if Arla...


Hello, my name is Laura Pulkkinen and I am currently on Arla´s Production Management Graduate Programme. My home base is Kallhäll dairy located in Stockholm, the capital of Scandinavia (at least some people would say). With approximately 800 employees we produce milk, cream, sour cream and sour...


My name is Andreas Schroeder and I am part of the F15 batch 2017. I started my first rotation in the Corporate Strategy department in Aarhus. At the moment I am travelling frequently between Denmark, UK, and Sweden. Getting so many insights into various parts of the business can be very...


Hello there! If you are here reading this blog, I believe you must be at least a little bit interested in having an international career. Good for you! Working abroad is an amazingly fun and interesting experience, but it is not very easy.


Hi! My name is David and this is my first post on the Arla Graduate Blog. I just started my graduate journey and am on my first rotation based in cool Stockholm. Today, I would like to share with you what makes working for a cooperative so special. I am writing to you on the way home from one of...

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