Career Services' Event Calendar

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Career Services organises events, workshops and info sessions. The themes of the events are career and employment.

Events on the JobTeaser job portal

You'll  find Career Services' events on the JobTeaser job portal. In addition to career services' own events, the portal also provides career events for students and recent graduates from companies and other organizations.

If you are logging in to JobTeaser for the first time, in addition to your own field of study, select 1. STUDENT or ALUMNI. More information about the JobTeaser.

Career Services' Workshops (spring 2023)

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Get the best tips from our experts! The workshops are open for all the students at the University of Helsinki regardless of the point of studies. Read more about the workshops below and register on JobTeaser!

The workshops are organized in Finnish, Swedish and English – please note the language of the workshop when you are signing up! The events are mainly organized on Mondays at 12–14.30 via Zoom or at one of the Univerity's Guidance Corners.

Workshops during spring 2023 (links will open in JobTeaser):

  • 20.1. HelsinkiUNI Career Day recruitment event workshops and info sessions (Zoom; several sessions in English and in Finnish) – read more and register here
  • 23.1. Onnistu työhaastattelussa (Zoom; in Finnish) – read more and register here
  • 30.1. LinkedIn 1: Learn how to LinkedIn (Zoom; in English) – read more and register here
  • 27.2. Onnistu työhaastattelussa (Kaisa House Guidance Corner; in Finnish) – read more and register here
  • 6.3. Nail your job interview (Guidance Corner; in English; with a guest speaker) – registration will be opened later
  • 28.3. Kaikki irti harjoittelusta (Zoom; in Finnish, Note: Tue at 14–16) – registration will be opened later
  • 25.4. Make the most out of your traineeship! (Zoom; in English; Note: Tue at 14–16) – registration will be opened later

Workshop descriptions

  • Nail your job interview
    Come and get tips for a successful job interview! How to prepare yourself for the interview? What are the most common interview questions and how you should construct your answer to those? And which questions are not allowed in the interview? During our workshop you will get answers to these questions and will get the opportunity to practice the interview setting in a group of 3-4 students. 
  • LinkedIn 1: Learn how to LinkedIn
    Update your LinkedIn-profile to a whole new level! In this workshop we will look at your LinkedIn-profile especially from the point of view of job search and networking. What do the recruiters pay attention to in your LinkedIn-profile? How do you stand out from the other candidates? You will also receive help in writing your profile text. If you do not have a LinkedIn-profile, please create one before attending to the workshop.
  • Make the most out of your traineeship!
    Are you starting your traineeship during the spring or summer, and are wondering how to get ready for it beforehand? In this workshop you will get to reflect your own goals for the traineeship and discuss how you can make sure that your work tasks will be meaniningful during your traineeship. You will also get tips on how to take advantage of the skills and abilities when seeking jobs in the future. The workshop includes both individual and group work.

More information on workshops: careerservices@helsinki.fi

Career guidance groups (spring 2023)

Do you need help in finding your strengths and recognizing your skills? Wondering where to find an internship or job? Have you lost sight of the goal of your studies? Do you need peer support?  If you answered any of the above questions in the affirmative, peer groups may be just the thing for you! The groups are open for all the students at the University of Helsinki regardless of the point of studies.

In spring 2023, the career guidance groups will have the following themes:  

  • Career Writing, February 2023 (in English)
  • Vertaisvoimaa työnhakuun, February-March 2023 (in Finnish)

Registration: More information on groups and the registration links are available on page Groups and courses to support the ability to study.

Please note that the groups do not provide degree programme or faculty-specific study guidance. If you need help, for example, in determining what studies are missing from your degree, please contact your faculty's Student services.

 

 

HelsinkiUNI Career Day 20.1.2023

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You can find the HelsinkiUNI Career Day materials afterwards at the HelsinkiUNI Career Day harvest/materials event in JobTeaser.

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Are you looking for a summer job or a traineeship? Are you wondering how to fix your job application or how to apply for a traineeship? The HelsinkiUNI Career Day recruitment event on Friday, January 20th gives you the opportunity to meet companies who are offering jobs and traineeships and to participate in workshops to support your job search!

At the event, companies and organizations that are interested in hiring University of Helsinki students pitch their career opportunities - the registration for the pitching session is now open! In separate Q&A sessions, you can ask questions about jobs and recruitment in more detail. You can participate in one or, if you wish, even all of them.

Programme of the day:

at 9.00 - 9.45 Effective job search info session

at 9.50 - 10.35 Recognise your competence workshop 

at 10.40 - 11.10 Traineeship info session

at 11.10 - 11.30: Nokia: Employers' expectations
Registration for the event opens in January.

at 11.30 - 12.00 Lunch break

at 12.00 - 14.00 Employers' career opportunities: summer jobs, traineeships and trainee programs
The following companies and organizations pitch their career opportunities in English: Metsä Group, FinVector, VTT, Beneq, Nokia, Prysmian Group and Fail-Safe IT Solutions Oy.
And followig companies pitch in Finnish but are also hiring international students: University of Helsinki, City of Vantaa, OP Financial Group and Orion.

at 14.00 - 15.00 Employers' Q&A sessions
Registration for the event opens in January.

The event is organised by Career Services and for more information, please contact: careerservices@helsinki.fi.