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
Studyinfo.fi – information on different degrees and qualifications in Finland
Career storm is a set of web-based career and life development tools
www.queendom.com/tests 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

Akava

STTK

SAK

Career services and open vacancies in Finland

Aarresaari.net Career services for Finnish Universities
www.oikotie.fi – open jobs
www.valtiolle.fi – Work for the Finnish government
www.monster.fi – unleash your job search
Ministry of labour – vacancies, training programmes, services for job seekers
Rekrytointi.com – find the job of your life
Academic Work – recruitment company for university graduates

Career services and open vacancies abroad

www.europass.fi – tool for everyone needing to present their skills and competencies.
http://eures.europa.eu – the European jobs network
http://www.nordjobb.net – Seasonal work abroad for young people
http://www.overseasjobs.com – features overseas jobs and international employment opportunities
https://www.espauk.com/ – UK placements
https://eurodesk.eu/ – youth mobility through volunteering and internships

Other

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