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Student Jobs & Working While Studying

Student jobs are a valuable part and experience of a student's life before entering the labor market. Similarly most universities allow students to work part time either in the evenings or during weekends. Moreover, most students try to find work during the summer, from June to late August.

Students who are citizens of Nordic or EEA countries need no special permits for working in Finland. Other international students can work within certain limits on a residence permit granted for studying if the work is practical training included in the degree or if the amount of part-time work does not exceed 25 hours a week.

Websites to look for jobs

In order to find the best jobs in the city you will live in , the best advice is to show initiative and network. Moreover, Finland may have different customs to finding a job and it is best advised to get acquainted to it in order to have an better chance to securing a job.

  • Career services at Finnish universities should be your first point of contact in order to find potential employers. Universities have links with the corporate world and they can provide the best introduction for international students.
  • is a job portal for international and local students to find internships and graduate jobs.
  • is an employment service specifically for Finnish universities of Applied sciences. It provides direct contact for students and employers.

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Last update: 04 Jul 2017

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