Job seeking after studies
Job-hunting resources and jobs for English-speaking professionals
Are you an English speaking professional in Turku? Are you looking for a job? Here you can find jobs for international talents in Finland and Turku:
- Job openings (Career in Southwest Finland)
- Jobs in Finland
- Finland Jobs
- Academic Positions
Job databases for students and graduates
- Job and internship adds for UTU students > Jobteaser
- Job and internship adds for ÅAU students > Jobteaser
- Job and internship adds for TUAS students > Messi or Facebook (mostly in Finnish)
Here you can find useful links to other job databases where you can find jobs:
Tips for job hunting
- Tips for finding a job (Public employment and business services)
- How to find a job in Finland? (Aarresaari Career Services Network of Finnish Universities)
- Job in Finland - InfoFinland
In Turku, there are also career events where you can attend and meet future employers and widen your network. Find the events here: Career events | Turku.fi
If you can't find work immediately
If you can't find work straight after graduating, you should immediately register as an unemployed jobseeker in accordance with the instructions of the TE Services.
If you are a member of an unemployment fund either through membership in a trade union (e.g. PAM or JHL) or otherwise, apply for earnings-related unemployment allowance from the fund. If you are not a member of an unemployment fund, you should apply for an unemployment benefit from Kela.
Programs for international talents
There are programs and contests for internationalt talents who are looking for new opportunities.
Talent Call is a contest aimed at professionals worldwide looking for new career opportunities. The idea is to invite the international talents to get to know Turku. Read more:
Talent Boost is a program for companies in Finland looking for international talents. It aims to bring companies together with the top talents in various fields. Read more:
Business Finland offers Talent Explorer funding for Finnish companies to hire international talents to obtain new information and expertise of a new international market. It's a great opportunity for international students and graduates to get support for employment in Finnish companies. Read more:
- Talent Explorer material (Study this and use it when contactiong companies.)
- Talent Explorer - Business Finland
Master's degree or work experience?
When you are nearing the end of your Bachelor's degree programme, you have an important decision to make: Should you get a Master's degree directly (or at all) or should you first get some work experience. This guide might help you to clarify which option is the best for you and what reasons you should consider when making the decision: