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Find a job
When searching for at job in Denmark, you have several options:
- Put your CV in a database, either via a job portal (e.g., Work in Denmark) or a recruitment company
- Search for at specific job advert
- Send an unsolicited application
- Use your network
Employers in Denmark generally expect to receive a brief and motivated application (approximately one A4 sheet) as well as a CV.
Who can help me find a job?
In Denmark every municipality has its own jobcenter, including the Roskilde Municipality. At the Roskilde Jobcenter you will find free access to a computer as well as general information on how to find a job in Denmark. The concept of a jobcenter is self service, which means that they provide resources enabling you to find work.
At Roskilde Jobcenter you can ask for an international consultant for work guidance. They can answer your questions and assist you in your job search.The Danish jobcentres administer the website Jobnet which is a job- and CV database that advertises job vacancies for employers.
Work in Denmark is the official website of Denmark for international recruitment and jobseeking. Here you can read more about writing applications and CVs and about job interviews and student jobs. Also, keep an eye out for job search workshops that are frequently arranged by Work in Denmark.
How do I get my qualifications recognized?
The Danish Agency for Universities and Internationalisation can help you with recognizing your foreign qualifications by making an assessment free of charge. The assessment is a brief statement saying what your foreign qualification corresponds to in Denmark. This can help you when you are seeking a job, applying for education or if you wish to practice a regulated profession where authorization is needed.
How do I start up business?
If you want to start your own company in Roskilde or another part of Denmark or you wish to add Danish operations to an existing company, you will find relevant information from The Ministry of Foreign Affairs' website Invest in Denmark.
As an entrepreneur in Roskilde, you can get guidance from the network erhvervsFORUM Roskilde on your business idea and get motivation and extensive knowledge about being self-employed. Here you can get in touch with many other people who have run – or is still running – their own business. ErhvervsFORUM offers an hour and a half free guidance to discuss your idea and help you progress. Book a meeting about your plans of becoming an entrepreneur at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you want to become a green entrepreneur, The Green Entrepreneur House in Roskilde offers unique support. It is located at the Danish Technical University’s Risø Campus, with direct access to world-class test and demonstration facilities. This provides a unique support of the development of green entrepreneurs to make sure they develop into successful companies. Interested entrepreneurs and companies can contact Scion DTU at email@example.com or at 51 71 77 76.