Links for career planning and job seeking

Career planning and study skills

Ammatinvalinnanohjaus- ja urasuunnittelupalvelut, Työ- ja elinkeinotoimisto
Careers guidance service, and self-assessment service for higher education students – information on different degrees and qualifications in Finland
Career storm is a set of web-based career and life development tools assessments give you in-depth knowledge about yourself on topics ranging from career to personality and more

Job markets

Akava – trade union confederation of affiliates for highly educated people
Labour union membership – find your own union and field
Working life and unemployment -rules for working life
The Finnish Work Environment Find
Anticipation of educational needs – Finnish National Agency for Education
Elinkeinoelämän keskusliitto EK:n sivusto
Local government employers – average wages and earnings

Labour unions




Career services and open vacancies in Finland Career services for Finnish Universities – open jobs – Work for the Finnish government – unleash your job search
Ministry of labour – vacancies, training programmes, services for job seekers – find the job of your life
Academic Work – recruitment company for university graduates

Career services and open vacancies abroad – tool for everyone needing to present their skills and competencies. – the European jobs network – Seasonal work abroad for young people – features overseas jobs and international employment opportunities – UK placements – youth mobility through volunteering and internships


SYL  – grants database
Finnish National Agency for Education – scholarships, training and working abroad
Finland Society
KELA – benefits and services for students
Federation of Unemployment Funds
Federation of Finnish Enterprises
Joensuu Science Park – develop your business, rent facilities
Technopolis Kuopio – office spaces and business facilities