The University of Helsinki is one of the leading universities in the world. By working at the University of Helsinki you can contribute to science, teaching, learning and society. The University of Helsinki is a responsible employer and offers a variety of beneftis to its staff. It constitutes an international academic community of 40,000 members, with 32,000 degree students and 60,000 mature students enrolled annually.
University of Helsinki offers a Trainee Programme for our international master students. You are eligible to apply if you are an international student enrolled in a University of Helsinki master programme.


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Lahti is also a developing university city with two universities operating in the area: University of Helsinki and LUT University. Together, these universities form a network organization called the Lahti University Campus. Research and development on Lahti University Campus focuses on sustainable urban environments and their business and industry. Niemi Campus is at the heart of operations, housing the facilities of University of Helsinki, LUT University and the coordination unit of Lahti University Campus.

The Coordination Unit is a service unit for the universities operating in the area. It handles the universities’ joint communication, service and lobbying tasks, in addition to organising events and gatherings. Through its operations, the unit brings together individuals, universities, interest groups and organisations, building bridges between the universities and the region’s business and industry. In this way, it helps to translate new ideas into practice.

We are looking for a trainee to work as a part of the coordination unit. Work can be done partly remotely, partly in Niemi Campus in the city of Lahti. We offer a great possibility to work in a multidisciplinary environment and to gain experience working with local companies, business life and stakeholders.

We are looking for a person who has interest to
- Organize events for international students (for example Lahti Venture Program and Match Made in Lahti event)
- Write articles related to the world of science and local science community
- Use social media as a communication tool
- Meet and work with multiple new partners
- Learn about administrative tasks related to academia

The duration of a traineeship is 1 September to 31 December 2021 (four months) of part-time (50%) work, leaving time for studies as well. The salary of a trainee is €700 per month for a part-time (50%) trainee.

The application period is from 6 to 25 April 2021.
For more details about the position, please contact:

Specialist Kaisa Vuorivirta, p. 050 3160528

Secretary General Minna-Maija Salomaa, p. 0505958953

Please submit your application through the University’s recruitment system by clicking on the Apply link. Please note that each trainee position has a separate Apply link. You will be asked to register into the system before you get to apply. Please use any other than your account to register. You will receive a message from the recruitment system once your application has been registered. In need of assistance, please contact:

Read more what the programme offers for your support on the programme website:

Due date

25.04.2021 23:59 EEST