Career counselling services for students


The Career Counselling Services of the University of Oulu can help you with questions concerning career planning and job search in Finland. At the Faculty of Technology you can also contact coordinator Outi Simi at the Faculty Office in matters concerning your practical training. The students are offered career guidance and counseling, but placement services are not available at the university.

The Career Services provide career counselling and information about traneeships, job offers and useful links (this page is in Finnish) for job search.

PESTI Career Day is organized at the University of Oulu, Linnanmaa campus every year in January. The largest recruitment fair in technical field in Northern Finland provides an excellent opportunity for students to network with company representatives and to find out what kind of career opportunities the technology branch has to offer.

Academic Engineers and Architects in Finland - TEK gives out yearly salary recommendations for students and graduates.

Support for Work Placements in Finland

University of Oulu awards internship support for their own degree students’ work placements both in Finland and abroad. More information about the terms and conditions of internship support.

Student Travel Grants for internships abroad

Degree students of the Faculty of Technology indending to do outside Finland the practical training as a part of their study programme may apply for travel grant of 150-500 euros. Please note that the grant is available only for students in the degree programmes of Industrial Management and Engineering/Product Management, Mechnanical Engineering, Process Engineering and Environmental Engineering. Application form and instructions. More information: coordinator Outi Simi, the Office of the Faculty of Technology, outi.simi(at)  



Last updated: 29.8.2016