Internships

Grants for internships in Finland

University of Oulu offers grants for its degree students to finance their internships in different organizations, mainly in Finland.

In 2017, the grant for internships in Finland is 1600 euros per student (excl. internships in the University of Oulu). The length of the internship does not affect the amount of the grant. There’s a limited amount of grants available and it is possible that grants will run out already during the spring semester.

Internship grants in 2017

  • Duration of the internship must be at least 2 months (full-time).
  • Grants can only be applied for internships in SMEs, public sector or third sector organizations.
  • The internship must be paid (=employer pays salary). Grants cannot be applied for unpaid internships.
  • Status on 30.5.2017: A few grants still left!

--------------------------------------------

The application period will be ongoing until all grants have been used: students that meet the requirements (e.g. credits completed towards degree, average grade in major studies) can apply for the grants as soon as they find a suitable internship position.

Applications will not be processed during staff holidays (for example during July). Grant must be applied for and the grant application in SoleMove must be approved before the internship begins - applications cannot be accepted afterwards.

Please, read carefully: APPLICATION CRITERIA AND INSTRUCTIONS 2017


IMPORTANT: When applying for the grant, student must have an internship position offer from the prospective employer. Check the application instructions for complete criteria.

Useful information different kinds of financial support (including grants for internships abroad) offered by University of Oulu can be found here.

Now available also: Job listing offered by University of Oulu (including internship positions)

Interested in internships abroad?

Degree students of the University of Oulu can apply for internship grants abroad. Information on different kind of options available here.

AIESEC also brings students the opportunity to do an internship at a promising start up company abroad – get first hand knowledge on how to start/run a start up. Through this experience a student or a recent graduate can develop entrepreneurial and leadership skills. Please check their website at www.aiesec.fi or contact them directly: info@aiesecoulu.org.

How to get credits of your internship?

You can find instructions on how to get your internship position approved by the Business School and how to gain credits here.

Is your company looking for an intern?

In Oulu Business School there are about 1600 students in following programmes: Accounting, Economics, Finance, International Business, Management, Marketing. One of them could  be your future employee!

You can reach our students by sending your offer of an internship position to the address below. In your message you should shortly describe the position in question (duties, timing of the position, salary etc.)


Do you need more information?

  • Grants for internships in Finland: Merja Inget, OBS, study.business(at)oulu.fi, +358 294 487 780.
  • Grants for internships abroad: Kaisa Karhu, Student Center, kaisa.karhu(at)oulu.fi.
  • Internship place acceptance, signatures for internship documents, reporting: Sauli Pajari, OBS, sauli.pajari(at)oulu.fi, +358 294 482 937

Last updated: 5/6/2017