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Without our employees, SINTEF would not exist. Because we know that a good life is about more than just a job, we are keen to enable our employees to balance their work and leisure time. SINTEF therefore offers you good, flexible working arrangements.

Good pension and early retirement plans
Our pension scheme will provide you with a comfortable pension and a life-long early retirement supplement.

Paid parental leave
We offer you fully-paid parental leave and flexibility while caring for your young children.

Insurance schemes
We have insurance schemes providing a very high level of financial security in the event of accidents.

SINTEF kindergartens
We have our own high-quality SINTEF kindergartens in Oslo and Trondheim.

SINTEF housing
By way of the NTNU and SINTEF Housing Foundation we can offer a number of flats in the Gløshaugen district of Trondheim. SINTEF also owns five flats in Gladengen Park in the Enjsø suburb of Oslo.

Support for employees from abroad
Foreign nationals coming directly to Norway to start work at SINTEF are offered practical assistance and follow-up by Onboard Norway. This applies to everything from assistance with applying for a work permit and finding housing, schools and kindergartens, to network building and skiing instruction.

Life-phase oriented personnel policy
We are flexible and make arrangements enabling you to focus on what is important for you right now.

Young at SINTEF
All new employees are given the opportunity to be involved in activities and events arranged by "Young at SINTEF", a professional and social network for young people at SINTEF. The aim is to enable our younger employees to get to know people both in other departments and in other parts of the SINTEF Group. (link)

SINTEF cabins
We have holiday houses and cabins in Røros, Sula and Hafjell for the use of our employees and their families.

Company sports clubs
We have company sports clubs for our employees in Trondheim and Oslo whose aim is to promote sports activities and well-being in an atmosphere of friendship and co-operation.

Training agreements
We have agreements with several fitness studios offering discounts to our employees and assistance in finding the type of training that suits them best.

Other benefits
An extra two and a half days' holiday in Easter week, and Christmas and New Year's Eves free.

Inclusive Workplace
As an Inclusive Workplace company we have an additional commitment to making adaptations in the workplace for employees when they fall ill. This also means that they are entitled to up to three periods of self-certificated sick leave, limited to eight days per period, or a total of 24 days per year.

One year's fully paid sick leave

A subsidised cafeteria with free tea, coffee and fruit