H&M’s International Talent program



Location (s):

  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • China
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hong Kong
  • Hungary
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Korea, South
  • Mexico
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Pakistan
  • Peru
  • Qatar
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Serbia
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • South Africa
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • Turkey
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • Vietnam
  • Worldwide


We are looking to hire a few selected candidates for our international trainee program created to develop future talents for Expansion, Sales and Store Development. If you have the drive and ambition to build H&M abroad, this is the opportunity for you!


Working across Expansion, Sales and Store Development you will gain exposure to key areas of our business and establish a network of colleagues around the world. The program starts in January and August every year, and runs for 12 months. You will, after the program, take on a role within one of these three functions. You will during and after the program have your base  abroad.

H&M’s International Talent Program 

The 12 months trainee program will include an introduction period in Stockholm and two on-the-job working experiences abroad. 

Introduction in Stockholm, 2 months

The initial period will include a general introduction to H&M and in depth introduction to the three functions included in the program. To get insight into H&M’s core business, you will work as a Sales Advisor in an H&M store for a couple of weeks. The introduction period will also include internal seminars and courses held by H&M leaders which will give you an overall picture of H&M and a unique opportunity to build your network within the company. 

First placement abroad, 4 months

The first of two on-the-job working experiences is within Expansion, Store Development or Sales Department. 

Second placement abroad, 4 months 

Second on-the-job working experience is within Expansion, Store Development or Sales Department

Opportunity is About:


Candidates should be from:

Description of Ideal Candidate:

To be successful in your role we believe you need to have:

  • Interest in retail
  • A degree in business or engineering

Fluent English is required, while fluency in other languages is meriting. 

We also highly value the following:

  • Result oriented with a strong track record
  • Doer with a high working capacity
  • A strong personality with integrity
  • A humble attitude with no prestige
  • Leadership potential


Deadline: The application period is open for one or more cycles a year

Cost/funding for participants:

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