Career Centre workshops

Career Centre offers you a variety of workshops that prepare you to the work market and help you to stand out from the crowd. The Work Ready workshops are available to all the students at University of Oulu and Oulu University of Applied Sciences.

Get work ready

Participate in our Work Ready workshops to upgrade your job search and employability skills together with the Career Centre specialist! You will learn to articulate your skills and competences, build your own brand, as well as get tools to create your CV, LinkedIn profile and cover letter. You will also learn about dos and don'ts of the job interview.

Work Ready workshops are available to all the students at University of Oulu and OAMK. We recommend attending each of the workshops before booking appointment for the career guidance.

Upcoming workshops

Spring 2024

Work Ready workshops in January

CV & Cover Letter
  • Tuesday 9th Jan at 14.00-16.00, Place: Backstage, Tellus
Interview & Salary Negotiations
  • Wednesday 10th Jan at 14.00-16.00, Place: Stage, Tellus
Personal Brand & LinkedIn
  • Thursday 11th Jan at 14.00-16.00, Place: Stage, Tellus

How to Network like a Pro! - sign up here!

  • 20th February 2024 at 13.15-15.00, Place: Tellus Stage

Networking is a powerful tool for creating your professional identity and finding a job. There is a number of Dos and Don’ts and the art of networking is not easy for everyone.

The key points of the workshop:

  • What is professional networking?
  • Networking tips and tricks Q&A
  • What is the Hidden Job Market?
  • How do I access the Hidden Job Market with the use of networking?

Living and Working in Finland course, 2 ECTS - sign up in Peppi!

During the course, we will delve into, and discuss some of the main characteristics of Finnish life and culture and important issues to be aware of while living and working in Finland. The main goals of the course are to provide information and advice that will make your integration into Finnish culture, university and working life that little bit easier.

  • 19 Jan - 5 Apr 2024
  • The registration, full course description and timetable are available in Peppi .

Other activities

Cultural Adaptation Support

Have you just moved to Finland and started your studies here? Do you find that adapting to a new environment affects you in unexpected ways? If you think you might need help with your adaptation process or culture shock, or if you just want to talk to someone about your situation, we are here to support you.

You are welcome to the Cultural Adaptation Support sessions at Linnanmaa campus, where you can come and talk about your situation, ask questions, and get support to your adaptation process:

  • Thu 2 Feb 2024 between 15-16, at Tellus Brisk

There is no registration. You may also meet other students who are going through the same thing as you.

Please, check out also the page for Culture Shock and Homesickness, that provides you with information about the culture shock and adaptation process, as well as practical tips to promote your wellbeing.

More information

Career Centre