Booking meetings and acquiring customers for Koti Puhtaaksi Oy

Hello everyone! My name is Lasse Leppiniemi, and I did my practical training during the summer of 2021 for a cleaning service company called Koti Puhtaaksi Oy. My job was to acquire new customers and assist in sales. I found out about this company through a friend of mine who already worked there. While listening […]

Reshaping the future in aggregates business at Metso Outotec

After working many years in a totally different industry, I was eager for a change and decided to apply to a frontrunner company in a sustainable technologies, Metso Outotec and was happy to receive a full-time position in August 2021. I’ve always shared a huge interest in an international working environment and B2B business, and […]

Summer Traineeship at Valmet Technologies Oy

In the spring and summer of 2022, I had an opportunity to work as a trainee at Valmet Technologies Oy, in Jyväskylä. I was working in the Global Financial Operations department, in the Costing & Inventory Recognition team. I applied for this position through LinkedIn, and the interview process was relatively easy. At first it […]

Practical Training at Trustmary

Working in sales related to technology I completed my 2 months of practical training in Trustmary. I had heard about them seeking for trainee´s through my classmates and saw the job announcement in the WhatsApp group of International Business. I decided to immediately send my application as I had only heard good things about them […]

Practical training at Vitrulan Composites Oy

I’m going to be telling you about my internship and practical training as a sales assistant in a company called VitrulanComposites Oy. I got the job through a normal path, which equals me browsing through the main job search engines (Duunitori etc.) seeking for summer jobs that would include an opportunity to do the practical training at the same time. […]

Practical training at Xamk.

I completed my practical training at South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences, Xamk during the summer 2022. I was working in the International Services unit on Xamk’s campus in Mikkeli for 3,5 months. I found this job from and noticed they were looking for a summer employee/trainee for the summer, and as I needed […]

Practical training at Nordnet

Working in a banks marketing team  One of the biggest parts of the education is the practical training to graduate from International Business programme. My dream was to work in this bank before I was even studying business. I wanted to do the practical training in a company of my interests and the field I […]

First experience in hotel and hospitality industry in Germany

I learned German for the last 1.5 years, passed the exam, and am planning to have my exchange there the next year. Therefore, a summer practical training in Germany was a logical step for me: not only my German can be improved and polished, but also new experiences can be gained. Moreover, this work turned […]

Practical training: service advisor, L&T Ympäristöpalvelut Oy

I spent the last four months of my life working as a service advisor in a company know as Lassila&Tikanoja. To be more specific, I worked for one of its subsidiaries; L&T Ympäristöpalvelut Oy. The company is the market leader of Finland in the field of waste disposal. It also has operations in Sweden. In […]