Work and life in Oulu

Do you need support in job search, are you looking for an internship or are you interested in thesis assignments? The University of Oulu offers students a variety of career guidance support. On this page, you will find work life content aimed at students of the Oulu Business School. However, life in Oulu is not all about work or studies. Get to know the leisure opportunities offered by the city and find something new to counterbalance your everyday life.

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) and Anna Laitio (International Business Management Bachelor's programme and Master's programmes, anna.laitio(at)

Employer: You can leave an announcement in the JobTeaser service (more detailed instructions) or contact Finanssi ry's corporate relations representative (yrityssuhdevastaava(at)

Thesis assignments

Is graduation approaching but the topic of the thesis is missing? See the open theses assignments below.

Career guidance

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

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 communities

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.