Student of the year 2022


Tech Talent of the year



SEB is the leading corporate bank in the Nordics with an international perspective and innovation and entrepreneurship built into our DNA. We have more than 2,500 employees in IT making us one of the largest IT employers in Sweden. Our tech organisation is a driving force in developing the bank of the future and contributes both technical competence and innovation. Creating value for our customers with the help of new technology such as AI, Machine Learning, and Data Analysis is a major focus area for SEB.

We are now looking for more talents who can help us drive development further and contribute with new insights and business opportunities. Sound like something for you? Apply to Tech Talent of the year right away!

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for someone that is passionate about Data and Machine Learning in combination with Sustainability. You should have studied for 2-4 years at a university/college in Sweden, Lithuania, or Latvia. You should have basic programming knowledge and some familiarity working with Machine Learning.

So if you are a driven and committed student with an interest in those topics and you have inspired development and new insights during your studies, or you know someone who has – then it is time to apply or nominate!

What can you win?

The winner will get a paid Summer Internship at SEB for 8 weeks during summer 2022 in both Sweden and Lithuania or Latvia. If the winner is based in Sweden, the majority of the time will be in Sweden with one week paid traveling to the Baltics, and vice versa. The winner will also get a mentor at SEB during one year where you will have different senior leaders at SEB from different departments mentoring you during the year.

In addition to the above, the winner will also be invited to exciting and inspiring events during the year and have the opportunity to contribute new insights and business opportunities for SEB. In addition, the winner will be promoted as a role model and ambassador for tech-interested young people throughout Sweden and the Baltics!

Johan Hammarstedt - Tech Talent of the year 2021

Read about Johan’s time during his Internship HERE!

Case week

During week 7 in February, 10 semi-finalists will be welcomed to a digital case week at SEB and with support from SEB experts work individually on a case on the theme Machine Learning and Sustainability. The finalists will participate in a mini Google Cloud Day the week before and get preparation material. During the first day of the case week, you will receive more in-depth information about the assignment and hands-on support to get started. You will have the possibility to work on the case until Wednesday that week, and on Thursday you will present your proposal to a jury. During the case week, you will also get the possibility to listen to inspirational speakers, have networking sessions, and much more.

Read more about the experience and thoughts from last year´s winner Johan Hammarstedt HERE.

The jury

From the 10 semi-finalists, 3 finalists will be chosen and receive an invitation to the Universum Award Ceremony in March where the final winner will be announced.

The jury consists of:
Petra Ålund, Head of Group Technology SEB
Thomas Schön, AI professor Uppsala University
Joakim Jerbrant, Principal Architect, Google Cloud
Anna Brohlin, Data & Analytics Lead SEB X
Patrik Rundström, Group Data Analytic, SEB
Erika Lundin, Tech Team Manager, SEB
Inesa Vanpoucke, Tech Team Manager SEB
Anne Kristin Kästner, Sustainable Finance Specialist

The application closes on the 14th of January!


Since the start 160 years ago, SEB has been guided by a strong belief that people with entrepreneurial thinking as well as innovative companies are needed to create a better world. We are here to enable them to achieve their ambitions and succeed in both good and difficult times. In Sweden and the Baltic countries, we offer a wide range of financial services and advice. In Denmark, Finland, Norway, Germany, and the United Kingdom, we focus on corporate business and investment banking based on a full-service concept for companies and institutions

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