Jamk Talent Boost Newsletter 1/2023

Dear international student or graduate, greetings from Jamk Talent Boost!   

Talent Boost aims at improving the opportunities for Jamk’s international students in finding internships or employment in Central Finland. We are hoping to improve the awareness of International Students about the job market and provide extensive information on recruitment, improve Finnish language course availability, and strengthen collaboration with businesses and organizations in Central Finland to raise the number of Jamk graduates that get employed in the Central Region.  

Crazy Town Campus: fulfill the tasks for local organizations and start-ups – get study credits and experience! 

Crazy Town is a company that brings together researchers, entrepreneurs, individuals, and businesses in its modern premises. It is located in the Jyväskylä city center.

Crazy Town in collaboration with Jamk Talent Boost wants to enable students and companies to cooperate, meet each other, and be in contact.

The organizations and companies, that are already members of Crazy Town will be providing a range of tasks, projects, and possible jobs that might interest students and are applicable to the study fields.

To become the participant please, register via the survey until the 31st of January, you will be contacted after the registration period has ended. The amount of the places is limited, so please be considered and professional filling in the application, since only the best candidates will be chosen: https://link.webropolsurveys.com/S/DE4E17BA813B56FB

For more information, see the attachment.

Crazy Town Campus

Talent Boost session with Tier App, SOL Palvelut and Crazy Town; 16.01.2023 9.00-11.15 in Zoom: 

Are you interested to learn about summer jobs and open part-time jobs in Jyväskylä?

Zoom Session from Jamk Talent Boost and learn about the open summer jobs:

9.00-9.45 Tier App

9.45-10.30 part-time jobs in SOL Palvelut

10.30-11.15 Crazy Town JKL will tell the students about the new concept – Crazy Town Campus.

The session will take place in Zoom from 9am to 11.15 am on the 16th of January: https://jamk.zoom.us/j/62662853132  

For more information and an Outlook Calendar Invitation, please register: https://link.webropolsurveys.com/EP/8861EFF2B46010B9

Jamk Work Days 25-26th of January:   

Jamk is having a big Career and Recruitment events in both Rajakatu and Lutakko campuses!

The Work Day in the Dynamo Campus will be taking place on the 25th of January: https://www.jamk.fi/en/event/workday-dynamo-lutakko-campus-2512023

The Work Day event in the Main Campus will be taking place on the 26th of January: https://www.jamk.fi/en/event/workday-main-campus-2612023

Boost Your Finnish Experience: Finnish language workshops on Dynamo and Rajakatu campuses:  

The workshops offer free consultation on how to make your CV and other job-seeking documents in Finnish, plus, you can practice your Finnish language tasks with the teacher. You can get a language advice, boost your speaking skills to ensure good results e.g. in job interviews!  You can also ask about the Finnish studies, ask the teacher to help you review the information that is provided only in Finnish.

The workshops will take place every 2 weeks in Dynamo and every 2 weeks in Rajakatu campuses. Plus, every week on Thursdays it is available online from 11.00 to 12.00!

Rajakatu campus location and schedule:  

Time: 10am – 11am

Location: D-lounge

Dates: 19.01.2023 / 2.02.2023 / 16.02.2023 / 9.03.2023 / 23.03.2023 / 6.04.2023 / 20.04.2023 / 4.05.2023

Zoom sessions, on the same dates from 11am to 12pm: https://jamk.zoom.us/j/68119790176

Lutakko (Dynamo) location and schedule:  

Time: 10am-11am 

Location: Dynamo Auditorium Lobby

Dates: 26.01.2023 / 9.02.2023 / 23.02.2023 / 16.03.2023 / 30.03.2023 / 13.04.2023 / 27.04.2023 / 11.05.2023

Zoom sessions, on the same dates from 11am to 12pm: https://jamk.zoom.us/j/68119790176

Finnish language support for practical training: How to learn Finnish at work.

Jamk Language Centre offers Finnish language support for international students who do their practical training in Finland. Talent Boost is handing out vouchers that you can take with you to a company when you apply for the practical training. The voucher will guarantee the help and support of a Finnish teacher for both you and the company.

With the voucher you will receive individual support for your language learning needs at the training place. A Finnish teacher will help you and the work community to find common means to make your language learning fluent and efficient. You can also get support to finding out cultural aspects of Finnish work life, and how to interact and communicate at Finnish workplaces.

If you have your practical training in 2022-2023 or if you are looking for one and need the support, fill in the application

Jamk Talent Boost Zoom Pop-ups continue! 10.30-11.00, every Friday:  

Every Friday (except holidays) Talent Boost has a counselling session for the students who have questions about career, integration, need help with job applications or need to have CV, LinkedIn or Letter of motivation professionally checked.  Now is a good time to use this Talent Boost service! We can help you search for the applicable summer jobs, and help you with the applications!

Zoom link is reoccurring : https://jamk.zoom.us/j/69613319774   

Finnish Language Courses available for everyone:  

See the link below, and discover the Finnish language courses, physical or online that are available for everyone, information about the fees and registrations is available: https://sway.office.com/b6ub5Tj0E1zsIp1A?ref=Link 

Finnish ABC Courses for Immigrants available for all levels for free from KOTOKOLO:

Finnish ABC courses for the immigrants! Learn the language and the culture from the basics! The address is Viitaniementie 11-13, Jyväskylä. The courses start from 17.1.23 to 21.4.23 from 9-14pm every Tuesday and Fridays. To sign up call the 040 588 2380, or write an email to kotokolo@jyvala.fi. The schooling is for free.

International Jyväskylä – Info Center:   

It is a multilingual service point, where you can get information, guidance and counseling in 16 different languages.  They can be your first point of contact, if you have any questions related to e.g., living or finding accommodation, working, studying, residence permits, social services, health care, leisure time activities or any other topic related to settling down here in Jyväskylä. International Jyväskylä – Info Center is a joint initiative of City of Jyväskylä and Ministry of Economic affairs and Employment. It provides services to everyone living in the Central Finland region, irrespective of the person’s background or reason for coming to Finland.   

Follow Info Center on Facebook and Instagram: @internationaljyvaskyla  

Link to the website: https://www.jyvaskyla.fi/en/projects/international-jyvaskyla-info-center  

Expertise Centre for Immigrants Jyväskylä:  

This organization promotes employment of foreign residents in Finland and the recognition of the skills of international talent. The Expertise Centre for Immigrants supports foreign-language customers to improve their Finnish in Finnish language trainings, get to know more about the basic job seeking and support them to find their own expertise to promote employment through individual guidance and counselling. They help you to find a job, a place to study or start your own business.Workshop themes include: identification of one’s own entrepreneurial capabilities, description of the product/service idea, insight on potential customers, preliminary survey of the current market situation and preliminary profitability calculation and business plan.

Check out their website, recent newsletter, and the activity calendar below to be updated with useful information!  

Website: https://www.jyvaskyla.fi/en/employment-service/expertise-centre-for-immigrants 

New Newsletterhttps://sway.office.com/3o55znEgx1qVedPY?ref=email

Check out the activities of Gloria Multicultural Center:  

​The multicultural center presents interesting activities for the immigrants, like youth working groups, events and Finnish language workshops, check out their social media: https://www.facebook.com/monikulttuurikeskus.gloria 

Also, check out the attachment! 

Idea To Business from Start-up Factory! The course starts on the 13.02.2023

13.02.2023 – 24.4.2023 – participate in the course! Do you have a business idea or innovation? Are you considering setting up a company? Now you have an opportunity to develop your idea under the coaching of our experts!

More information: https://www.yritystehdas.fi/tapahtumat/idea-to-business-en-feb-2023

Develop your company through Business Coaching, by Start-up Factory!

Develop your company for success in the Business Coaching (8 study credits) . You will be able to create the goals for developing your company and a learning plan for yourself together with your coach. Together, you will also create content that best serves your business.

Coaching can be applied for by the students, researchers and staff members of Jyväskylä University of Applied Sciences, University of Jyväskylä and the GRADIA Jyväskylä Educational Consortium.

More information: https://www.yritystehdas.fi/en/educational-institute-coaching/business-coaching

The Career & Development Recruitment Event in Agora, 18.1.2023:

The career and recruitment event of the University of Jväskylä School of Economics will be held again this year during the hottest summer job search period on Wednesday 18 January 2023 in the Agora lobby in Mattilanniemi, address Mattilanniemi 2. The company fair activates the most potential factors of the future for one day. Stay up to date and follow Firmamessu on Facebook and Instagram. You can find the exhibitors of 2023 here: https://firmamessut.com/

Possible Available Internships or Jobs in Central Finland and other regions:  ​  

  •  A startup company AIKA is looking for interns.

– business students, interested in music/entertainment/sports

– a set of helping hands that are good with social media (especially twitter, Instagram and tiktok) to do a reach-out to their target audience. Effectively scout for their ICP (Ideal Customer Profile) pages, follow them, send them a message, and lead them to AIKA’s social media pages as well as start building relationships.

– proactive, engaging, extraverted yet responsible and able to work independently

– deadline for applying: 1 Feb 2023

– application form: https://link.webropol.com/s/AIKApt

Juha Saukkonen and Piia Hynynen will filter the applicants before sending the name list to the company. The practical training or the project contract will be done with you, Jamk and AIKA.

More info about the company: https://aikacollectible.com/

  •     Summer Trainees / Kesäharjoittelijoita – Elomatic


Jyväskylä: mechanical engineering | technical analysis | paper machine technology | automation & electrical engineering | energy, chemistry & process engineering | HVAC engineering | environmental engineering | structural engineering | information & communications technology 

Application period ends: 2023-02-28


  •     Sandwich Artist – Subway

Subway is hiring in multiple locations, including Jyväskylä! The application periods ends 10.01! No previous experience needed. You are going to be taught the essential to perform the tasks. The recruiters put the importance on following traits of the applier: 



 ABB is a technology leader in electrification and automation, enabling a more sustainable and resource-efficient future. The company’s solutions connect engineering know-how and software to optimize how things are manufactured, moved, powered and operated.

 Available positions in the different departments for every study field.

 More detailed information by following the link  



Vaisala – the global leader in industrial, weather and environmental measurements. They provide reliable, accurate and innovative products and solutions that enable better decision-making, increase productivity, and improve safety and quality.

The program is arranged through the “Giant Leap” initiative, the global project-based internship program that Vaisala offers to students every year. Recruiting is aimed mostly at third-year or merely graduating students, the location – Helsinki.

Vaisala’s Giant Leap projects are available in different fields


  • Computer and Data Science internship at F-Secure

F-Secure is looking for a Data Analyst Trainee to join their R&D organization to work together with Threat Protection Engineering team members. Their summer trainee period is around 3-4 months long and will start in May-June 2023. Location is Helsinki. After the settling down period in organization, it is possible to arrange the remote work up to 2-3 days in a week. Organization language – English. 

More information by following the link:


Other Summer Trainee Positions offered by F-Secure:


  • Summer Trainee, Contracting and Sales Support, Kongsberg Maritime Finland Oy, Kokkola

Kongsberg Maritime Finland OY is offering around fifty interesting and challenging trainee positions for students from different fields in summer 2023. The duration of the traineeship is around three to four months. The application deadline is 12.2.2023.

More info – https://tyomarkkinatori.fi/en/personal-customers/vacancies/437b8114-9ae7-4a9e-9886-d9439aa15ff8

To apply – https://kongsberg.easycruit.com/vacancy/application/send/3086873/207011?iso=gb

  • Trainees – Experiencing Framery through trainees’ eyes 

Framery is a one-of-a-kind growth company, an innovative leader in the soundproof pod industry and today, one of the fastest growing companies in Europe. Over the years the company has won numerous design, innovation and growth awards both domestically and globally and the success story continues with the next generation of phone booths, transforming Framery toward being a tech company.

Trainee opportunities include positions in IT, Engineering, HR, Purchasing, Logistics, Sales, Product Development, Marketing and more.

Apply: https://www.frameryacoustics.com/en/company/careers/

  • Summer career opportunities in Nokia

Join the Nokia´s summer trainee team in Engineering, Logistics, Marketing, Business Administration, R&D and IT!

Apply: https://careers.nokia.com/page/finland-student-opportunities-347

  • Airbus Finland Summer Internships in Jyväskylä and Helsinki

Airbus Defence and Space Oy is part of Secure Land Communications Programme Line of Airbus Defence and Space. Now this company is hiring summer interns! See the link: https://careers.airbus-finland.com/pages/trainee-programme the information on their official website! Don’t miss this opportunity! The application has already started.

  • Summer Trainee positions at Valmet 

Valmet offers approximately 500 summer trainee positions for students in Finland. Most of the summer trainee positions are available in production sites or office sites related to different engineering, project management and R&D fields. Valmet offers summer trainee positions also in procurement, sales and logistics field as well as in finance, marketing IT and HR fields. There are positions available in Jyväskylä!
The summer job application is open until February 15th, 2023: https://www.valmet.com/fi/campaign/kesatyot-etusivu/summer-jobs/

  • More information about the summer trainee and summer jobs positions available in Jyväskylä:
  1.  https://fi.jooble.org/ty%C3%B6paikat-summer+jobs/Jyv%C3%A4skyl%C3%A4
  1. https://www.kuntarekry.fi/en/jobs/jyvaskyla/
  • Other useful links to search for the open jobs and summer jobs: 
  1. https://jobsinfinland.fi
  2. https://jobsfinland.fi/
  3. https://tyomarkkinatori.fi/en
  4.  https://www.indeed.com/q-Summer-jobs.html
  5. https://www.bolt.works/kesarekry2023/?keyword=kes%C3%A4rekry2023&limit=9 
  6. https://kesaduuni.org/finland-summer-job/
  7. https://www.facebook.com/groups/studentjobsinfinland/

This is only a part of the available summer jobs – Talent Boost will be sending another newsletter in January, dedicated solely to the Summer Jobs! With more open positions! 

Thank you for your input on the future of Jamk’s International Students and thanks for reading!   


Talent Boost Team    

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