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For international and English-speaking applicants

At Academic Work we are experts in staffing and recruitment of young professionals. Are you a student looking for a part time job, have recently graduated, or have a few years of working experience and are looking for a new job? Regardless, we believe in you because we know you are ambitious, full of energy and want to grow!

Available jobs in English

At Academic Work we help companies and businesses around the country and also internationally to attract and recruit new talent. We operate within many business areas, but most of our jobs are within IT, technology, finance, sales, customer service and marketing.

How to apply for a job?

Jobs that are open to English speaking applicants can be filtered in our Job Search. You can also distinguish these from the fact that job listings are in English

When you find the job that you want to apply for, press on the green button, “Apply here!” and you will be guided through the application process. Parts of this process will be in Finnish, but not to worry – you can use the translate-function of your browser and/or check our step-by-step guide on the bottom of this page!

Are there no suitable jobs available right this moment? No worries!

You can create a Job Alert (Duunivahti in Finnish) directly from the filtering options you have set, so you will always receive an email notification of new tasks suitable for you. This way you can be sure that you will be among the first to receive information about an open position and you will also get a head start on applying. Creating an account is not required for setting up a job alert.

How to create a Job Alert

  1. Select your criteria
  2. Press 'Hae' / 'Search'
  3. Click the 'Tilaa Duunivahti / 'Set job alert’ -button at the top of the job listing
  4. Check the filter options used by the job alert and enter your email
  5. Press 'Tilaa Duunivahti' / 'Subscribe to Job Alerts'
  6. You will receive a confirmation request from us in an e-mail – accept it and you will start receiving notifications on any matching positions!

Work permits

If you already have a work permit in Finland you can easily just apply to one or more of our available jobs right now. If this is the first time applying for a job in Finland we recommend you to get familiar with the national guidelines before you start the process.

Find more information here.

An EU/EEA citizen has the right to work, study or live in Finland without a residence permit. Read more here.

Being a consultant

When you apply for a job through Academic Work the job is either a recruitment or a consultant job. The difference between the two is that if the job is a recruitment job, you will be permanently employed at the recruiting company. For a consultant assignment you are employed by Academic Work.

Being a consultant comes with many great advantages. It is a great way for you to start off your career by finding flexible opportunities within your chosen field, that might not otherwise be available. As a consultant you have a Consultant Manager at Academic Work helping you every step of the way. The Consultant Manager is you closest manager and will guide you through your employment, help you develop and ensure that you thrive. In addition, the Consultant Manager will make sure that the laws and agreements with your assigned employer are being upheld and helps you take your next career step when the time is ready.

What to expect in the recruitment process?

We screen applications as they come in, which means that we will contact candidates that match the profile we are looking for at the moment. The first contact is usually a phone interview, and if we think you are the right candidate with the right competency and motivation you will be invited to an interview with one of our recruiters. This interview lasts approximately for an hour, and the goal is to see if your competency and background matches what our client is looking for. Next step is an interview with the client in the company you will be working at. Afterwards we, together with the client, will do an assessment of the candidates and offer the job to the one best suitable for the assignment. All the candidates will get feedback after the process.

And remember – you can apply for several jobs at the same time.

Do you have any questions?

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to let us know. Send us an email to or give us a call on +358 106 805 600.

Creating an applicant profile for Academic Work

To apply for a job through Academic Work Finland, you will need to create an account. You will find the login- and registering -page from the right upper corner of every page. You will also be directed to this page when you click the Apply here! button on a job ad, while not logged in.

Start creating your account by pressing Rekisteröidy on the left lower corner enter image description here

Next you can connect your Google-account or to fill the following fields: Etunimi - First name Sukunimi - Surname Sähköposti - Email Salasana - Password Puhelin - Phone number (note: remember to choose the correct area code) enter image description here By ticking the checkbox below you give Academic Work the permission to "Send me customised newsletters, tips for job hunting and surveys about searching for jobs"

Underneath, there are links to our terms-of-service (Käyttäjäehtoihin) and privacy policy (Tietosuojaselosteemme), both of which are available in English.

How to apply for a job

Here is a step-by-step guide for applying to our open positions. Before this you are required to sign up and create an account per the instructions above.

You can apply for open all positions at our website. Just click the Apply here! -link at the beginning, or at the end of the job ad. To continue, you need to log in or register an applicant profile. Press green button to apply

After logging in, you will be directed to the application page where you start by uploading your CV/Resumé. The CV will be saved for future applications, so take some time to finalize all information to make applying in the future go even more smoothly! How to upload your CV

To upload your CV, press the Lataa CV ja täytä profiilin tiedot. -button. Choose one of the following options to retrieve the file:
Valitse tiedosto (upload from your computer)
Lataa Google Drivesta (upload from Google Drive)
Lataa Dropboxista (upload from Dropbox)
Note: we strongly suggest sending your CV as a PDF. -file

The next step is to review and finalize the information automatically found from your CV. Fill up or proofread the following fields:

1. Yhteystiedot - Contact information

2. Koulutus - education

3. Työkokemus - work experience
a good CV should not list all possible work experience and the same applies here. List only the experience that is relevant for the position(s) you are applying for

4. Kieli - language
Pick all languages you are fluent in and able to use in a professional context.

5. Taidot - skills
Pick as many applicable skills as possible. This will help us in considering you for possible future positions.

6. Muita saavutuksia - Other achievements
This is a free-form text field, so you are able to write a max. 500 digit text. This is a good opportunity to add relevant information that might not come up in the listing of your work experience or skills. However, this field is not meant as a cover letter, so please focus on your past achievements outside of your main working roles.

7. Ajokortti - Driver's license
Only tick the box, if you have a driver's permit valid in Finland.

8. Liitä CV hakeaksesi - Upload CV to apply
Here you will find the file you uploaded in the beginning. In most cases multiple files aren't necessary and no other files should be uploaded here. enter image description here Move on to the next page by pressing tallenna ja jatka.

9. Lisäliitteet - additional documents
Here you can add up to 5 more documents, such as a cover letter, portfolio or certificates. Upload these documents from your computer and review. enter image description here

Move to the final page by pressing Jatka

10. Lähetä hakemuksesi - Send your application
Here you can review the previous steps, before sending your application. From the dropbox, you can choose where you found the job ad. enter image description here

All that is left is to press Lähetä hakemuksesi to send your application! Good luck on your job-finding journey!

If you have any additional questions, we are happy to help! You can contact by e-mail here