Torbjørn joined CSC’s Graduate Program in 2014 due to its international focus and the numerous opportunities.
Why did you apply for a graduate position?
I applied for a graduate position to have the opportunity to learn about the different aspects of CSC and to further develop my skills. A graduate position gives you the ability to explore different positions within a company and makes it possible for you to develop both personally and professionally. I see CSC’s Graduate Program as a fast-track into senior management positions if you are able to succeed and cope with the challenges.
Why did you apply for a graduate position at CSC?
I applied for a position at CSC due to its international focus and the numerous opportunities within the company. I was looking for a leading global company to aid me in fully developing my skills and abilities, combined with a great career horizon. In addition, I find the fast moving IT industry a very exciting place to be, as the communities of the world are taking more and more advantage of IT in order to become more effective.
What is CSC to you and how do you find it working in an IT company?
In my opinion, CSC is a huge company full of resources available to assist all of its employees in every possible way. Working within the business segment of an IT company is certainly challenging, but it is, however, extremely rewarding.
What do you find most surprising about working in CSC?
I found it surprising that a company of CSC’s scale can be so highly effective and behave like a small flexible company when it comes to communication throughout the world.
How would you describe the CSC environment?
I experience the CSC environment as particularly focused on personal development. This is evident in the fact that managers are highly focused on the wishes and aspirations of their employees.
Why should others apply for a position in the Graduate Program? What is your advice for future graduates at CSC?
I think students and young professionals should apply for the program if they are interested in accelerating their career within a substantial corporation full of opportunities. My advice would be to try to explore as many different areas as possible in order to find the fields you find most interesting.
Where do you see yourself following the Graduate Program?
I see myself holding a management position where I am, hopefully, able to combine IT and business.
What motivates you in your everyday work at CSC?
Challenges and ever-changing assignments combined with brilliant colleagues!