Working in Finland week 9-13.10.2017

Studying in Finland and interested in staying here after graduation?

The Student Unions of the University of Turku and Åbo Akademi Univeristy are organising Working in Finland week together with the Career Services. The week is open for all international students in higher education . All of the the program is conducted in English. For some of the events you have to sign up in advance.  For more information see below.


Monday 9 October

Tuesday 10 October

  • 11:00-12:00
    Info lecture about Polku project in Career Services (Gezeliuksenkatu 2a)
    Services in Turku for international students
    Welcome to hear about different services in Turku available for international students, with focus on services aimed at enhancing your possibility to compete on the labour market in Turku and Finland.
    Sign up in advance:
  • 13:00-14:30
    CV clinic in the Career Services (Gezeliuksenkatu 2a) with possibility to take photo for your CV

Wednesday 11 October 

  • 12:45-16:00
    Practice job interview in the Career Services (Gezeliuksenkatu 2a).
    1) First you need to reserve a time for the interview (link below)
    2) Next you send us your CV together with a brief description about the job (imagined or real) you will practice to apply for by e-mail to:
    3) You will be interviewed for the job on agreed time
    4) After the mock interview you will receive feedback on your performance
    5) For time reservation for the interview:
    The reserved times are shared by the principle ”first come first served”.
  • 14:15-16:00
    How to start a business in Finland (Career Services, Gezeliuksenkatu 2a)
    This info session will provide you with information and advice on procedures and tasks required, when establishing a business in Finland.
    The lecturers are advisers from expert organizations working with future entrepreneurs.
    Sign up in advance:
  • 17:00-19:00
    Boost After work visit
    Visiting a Boost office
    Sign up link is coming soon!

Thursday 12 October

  • 10:00-11:30
    Internships info for foreign students (Career Services, Gezeliuksenkatu 2a)
    All degree students in the University of Turku are entitled to apply for university grants for internships that can be included in their studies. In this event we will provide you with information about grant possibilities related to internships either in Finland or abroad.
    Sign up in advance:
  • 13:00-15:00
    CV clinic in the Career Services (Gezeliuksenkatu 2a),  with possibility to take photo for CV

Friday 13 October

  • 9:30-11:30
    LinkedIn clinic in the Career Services (Gezeliuksenkatu 2a)
    Get guidance in making LinkedIn profile and get answers on any questions concerning LinkedIn.

Here information about the Working in Finland week on Facebook