Career Centre

Get skills. Get networked. Get hired.

The university of Oulu Career Centre is here to provide you with the employability skills you need to build your future career. We offer guidance to help you discover your potential and develop your career path. Our services are available to you whether you are just starting out on your studies or are in the final stages of your degree. We have strong collaboration with the companies to support you in networking.
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Where and when?

Career Centre

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Career Centre

Online

You can find us at the heart of Linnanmaa Campus, close to the the green coat racks or from the Tuudo map.

Career Centre is open

  • Mon at 11.00–14.00
  • Tue– Wed at 11.00–15.30
  • Thu at 11.00–14.00

Welcome!

Please note, we are closed 4-8 March due to winter break.

Build your future with us

  • We serve are all the students and doctoral researchers at the University of Oulu and students at the Oulu University of Applied Sciences (OAMK).
  • Career experts help you at the Career Center during our opening hours. You are welcome to drop in and ask for advice on your job search and our services. On the service point, you can get your CV, job application and LinkedIn profile reviewed, as well as advice for internships or job search. Please note that we serve students on a first-come, first-served basis for about 15 min/student.
  • Start with the Work Ready workshops that prepare you for the job market, upgrade your employability skills and help you to stand out from the crowd. We recommend attending each of the workshops before booking appointment for the career guidance.
  • In 1:1 career guidance you will get to plan, navigate and set goals on your career path together with the career coach. Appointments are available via JobTeaser.
  • Mock interview and elevator pitch is for you when you want to practice a job interview with a career counsellor, and you have an interview scheduled. Appointments are available via JobTeaser.
  • At the recruitment events, you get to discuss your career opportunities directly with different employers and network in your field. Follow the Career Centre event calendar here!
  • The Mentoring Programme connects you with a working-life expert and gives you tools, tips and ideas for your own career planning. You will get your own mentor, with whom you can meet and discuss themes around working life, career, job-hunting and future options and visions, according to your own needs.
  • Meet the Arctic Advisors at the Career Centre every Tuesday between 12.00-13.00, when you need support and guidance on living in Oulu and university life.

Our services

Find your job or internship

JobTeaser is here – Sign up now !

The new career portal JobTeaser offers hundreds of jobs and internships targeted for the University of Oulu students in Finland, as well as thousands of international career opportunities in Europe. We publish new job advertisements in JobTeaser every day, and recommend for you to check them out frequently.

JobTeaser helps you to build your future career! You can create your own professional profile, find jobs in your field and activate a job alert. You can also book an appointment to career guidance and stay up to date on the upcoming career events and services.

JobTeaser is available to students and doctoral researchers at the University of Oulu.

Interested in EU careers?

The EU offers a wide range of career opportunities for those interested in an international career. EU Careers Student Ambassador is here to help you when you want to know or ask about EU career opportunities and applying for EU jobs and traineeships.

Please, see the contact information of the EU Careers Student Ambassador and the schedules for the EU Careers Pop-up here.

Check out also the EU EPSO website.

Information about entrepreneurship

Do you want to discover the commercial potential of your research or idea? Need help finding funding? Are you in for developing business or collaborating with companies? University Innovation Centre serves you in all areas of entrepreneurship.

Company collaboration

The University of Oulu’s Career Centre provides a link between companies and tomorrow’s young professionals: our students.

Do you have a job offer, internship placement or a thesis subject for the student? Does your company want to organise recruitment events or network with our students? We have developed various formats for active recruiting and employer branding. For further information, please visit Student collaboration.

Are you organising a company visit with us? Please, read the marketing instructions for companies here.