KONGSBERG recognized as one of Norway's top 3 most attractive employers

We are thrilled to announce that KONGSBERG has been recognized as one of Norway's top employers in the latest Universum student survey for 2024.   

Universum, a global leader in employer branding, conducts annual surveys to identify the most attractive employers and career preferences among students from Norwegian universities and colleges. This year, the survey gathered responses from more than 11,000 students, including 2,508 from engineering disciplines.

Top three

KONGSBERG secured a prestigious third place among engineering students, ranking just behind Equinor and Aker Solutions. This achievement reflects the preferences of students from 24 educational institutions, underscoring KONGSBERG's strong appeal across a broad academic spectrum. The institutions where KONGSBERG ranked highest include OsloMet, the University of South-Eastern Norway (USN), Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) Trondheim, NTNU Ålesund, and University of Tromsø The Arctic University of Norway.

"We are very proud to be ranked among the top three by Norwegian engineering students! As a technology company with world-leading services and solutions, it is heart-warming to know that we are seen as an attractive employer,” says Anne Gro Kjørstad, HR Manager, KONGSBERG.

Moreover, KONGSBERG has been recognized as one of this year's “climbers" among economics students, advancing eight places compared to last year. This notable progress highlights our growing attractiveness and reputation within the economic and business fields.

“We have also been recognized as one of this year’s 'climbers' among economics students – this is truly incredible. It shows that our efforts towards students are working – through student competitions, internships, and career days. It's wonderful to work at KONGSBERG, and it's great to see that this shines through and that students recognize it as well," says Kjørstad.

A benchmark in employer branding 

Universum is renowned for its comprehensive surveys that provide deep insights into employer attractiveness and career aspirations. Their annual rankings are highly regarded and serve as a benchmark for companies striving to enhance their employer brand.

The surveys encompass a wide range of industries and gather data from thousands of respondents globally, offering a holistic view of employer perceptions. Universum's methodology involves detailed analysis of factors such as employer reputation, job characteristics, and the emotional appeal of the workplace.

Our commitment to talent and innovation

At KONGSBERG, we are committed to fostering a culture of innovation, excellence, and continuous improvement. Our dedication to provide a dynamic and supportive work environment is reflected in these survey results. We are immensely proud of our employees and their contributions to making KONGSBERG a preferred employer among Norway's top talent.

These achievements motivate us to continue investing in our people, offering exceptional career development opportunities, and maintaining our status as a leading employer in the industry.

We aspire to shape our future, creating a safer and healthier planet for all. To achieve this, we must look ahead, envision possibilities, and dedicate ourselves to positive change.


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