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Students & Graduates Blog

At Arla, professional and personal development is a constant requirement and we strive to unlock the highest potential in each other while working together to create the future of dairy.

To succeed with our ambitious growth strategy and deliver the highest possible milk price to our farmers, we need a strong pipeline of future leaders, and we give special attention to our high-potentials at all levels in the organisation. Our graduate programmes are designed to attract and develop entry level talent and secure that we will continuously grow the talent pipeline that we need to grow our business - and create the future of dairy.

We are proud of working with so many 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 spanning from a graduate's first day in Arla to the experiences, challenges and learnings one meets along the journey - all told by our 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. 


Hello everyone! A little bit ahead of the opening of the application window for next year's F15 Programme, I would like to briefly introduce you to the recruitment process and, especially, the first step: the application.


This time of the year thousands of students have just started their final year at university and are looking for the perfect job after finishing their studies. Hundreds of companies offer different graduate programmes, so how can you choose? One year ago, I asked myself the exact same question. I...


You want to be challenged, you want to prove yourself, you want to impress, you want to learn… We want it all. As it turns out, my summer here at Arla gives me the chance to both improve what I’m good at, as well as trying my wings in completely new fields.


We are sitting in the front of our rented Peugeot on our way to Skagen for a weekend trip together with the other summer interns. Oscar is complaining about Josefine’s poor taste in music and Josefine is complaining about Oscar’s poor driving. Maybe two of the most stubborn interns shouldn’t have...


My name is Jacqui Hankin and this is the first blog post from my side, writing to you today from Kruså dairy – this is a white cheese dairy, where they make products such as the Apetina feta cheese cubes. I would like to share with you my experience so far, after nearly three months into my...


I am Valériane from France and I am currently a Summer Intern at Arla. I would like to start this blogpost by saying that Arla's Summer Internship Programme is an amazing opportunity to challenge your professional skills and evolve in an international network of talented people.


Hello everyone and welcome, dear F15s to Arla Foods. There will be a lot of learnings in your first rotation but maybe you could benefit from some of mine, especially in your first few weeks. So here goes:

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