Work and life in Oulu
Internship and work announcements
Are you looking for an internship or a job? See the links below for vacancies. You can log in to JobTeaser with your Haka credentials (university credentials) and filter ads by your field of study. See detailed instructions for setting up the service.
As a member of Finanssi ry, you will receive notifications of open jobs and internships via the email list. It is no longer possible to forward jobs and internships through the University of Oulu's student email lists.
Students' internship contact persons at the Business School are Elina Hyrkäs (Finnish Bachelor's programme, elina.hyrkas(at)oulu.fi) and Anna Laitio (International Business Management Bachelor's programme and Master's programmes, anna.laitio(at)oulu.fi).
Employer: You can leave an announcement in the JobTeaser service (more detailed instructions) or contact Finanssi ry's corporate relations representative (yrityssuhdevastaava(at)finanssi.org).
Is graduation approaching but the topic of the thesis is missing? See the open theses assignments below.
The University of Oulu offers its students versatile career guidance services such as a mentoring program and personal study and career guidance.
If you need help preparing a CV or job application, thinking about a general career path or preparing for a job interview, the experts at the Career Center are ready to help.
Life in Oulu
Kummi Family Programme
Kummi Family Programme is connecting international students of the University of Oulu with local families.
Student tutors introduce new students at the University of Oulu to their studies, university studies and the university community.
Housing in Oulu
Incoming international students have several options on how to arrange housing, either through the local student housing foundation PSOAS or through private markets.
As a Bachelor or Master’s level degree programme student at a university, you are entitled to a student discount at student restaurants, subsidised by Kela.
Student health care
The Finnish Student Health Service FSHS is an expert in student healthcare and provides targeted low-threshold services designed to provide long-term health benefits for university students.
Student clubs and societies
As a multidisciplinary university, there are a lot of subject societies, also known as guilds, in the University of Oulu. They gather the students of a particular field. Oulu Business School students' guild is called Finanssi ry. In addition, there are many interest societies that organize events and free-time activities for their members.
AIESEC, Erasmus Student Network (ESN), and Network of International Students (NISO) organize activities especially for international students in Oulu. For example, Cafe Lingua is a weekly event where both Finnish and international people get to meet each other, socialize, learn about different cultures, and practice different languages in a casual and fun way.
International House of Oulu gathers different guidance services under the same roof. Services are targeted at international newcomers and immigrants, and also companies planning to recruit international people. The Multicultural Centre Villa Victor is a meeting place open for everyone. They offer Finnish language teaching as well as organize multicultural events, information sessions, clubs and mentoring.
Oulu as a city
Oulu is a lively city that offers lots of different activities. Take a look at the Visit Oulu website to learn more about the leisure time opportunities, restaurants, events, and culture in Oulu.