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Study and Stay in Turku



International Career Fair for international students in the Turku area! Listen to inspiring stories from Turku alumnis, meet recruiters from different companies and learn how to maximise your LinkedIn-profile.

When and where?

  • Venue: Visitor and Innovation Centre Joki (Lemminkäisenkatu 12 B). Room: Cave Theatre
  • Time: 11 November 2019 at 4pm-7.30pm

Registration opens 7, October 2019.

Register as a company

Do you and your company want to participate in the Trade Show? It is free of charge. Please, contact for further information.

Tentative programme

  • 4.00-5.00 pm  Trade Show
    • CV-clinic, LinkedIn-clinic, meet companies and recruiters
    • 16.15 – 16.45  Job interview in Finland – do’s and don’ts (maybe?)
      In this presentation we will discuss what to take into account to be able to shine in a job interview in Finland. What are tradition, what are the “hidden” rules and what should you know about the Finnish cultural context when you go to an interview? And are there really only one “right” way to behave in an interview situation? After the presentation you will also, if interested, have an opportunity to reserve time for a mock interview at a later date.
  • 5.00-6.30 pm  Panel discussion and Keynote Speach


Esther Kreutz, Project coordinator at Union of the Baltic Cities Sustainable Cities Commission.
Alumni from Åbo Akademi University.

Evariste Habiyakare, Associate Professor at Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences.
Alumni from Åbo Akademi University.

Tan Bui, Web developer at Vaadin.
Alumni from Turku University of Applied Sciences.

Xiaoyu Hu, Account manager & product specialist at ArcDia International.
Alumni from the University of Turku.

  • Opportunities are not only found, but they are in the end mostly created
    Keynote speach by Peter Zettinig
    Adjunct Professor at the University of Turku, Turku School of Economics

Professor Zettinig tells, that while he still is working on his Finnish language skills, he has attained a number of important other proficiencies that are helpful in the Turku habitat, for instance: being able to produce the most honest version of himself; remaining authentic and a proud Austrian in Finland; be quiet when appropriate.

”My story in 60 Seconds. I came here on the morning of September 1, 1995. I was an exchange student at the Turku School of Economics who wanted to pick an ‘exotic’ country, somehow survive the exchange year abroad, and then benefit from this very important line in my CV. This was the plan and I have still not returned from my student exchange year. Plans are useless – planning is not. So, my story continues after one year in FI, I got my first ‘career’ job in Uppsala, Sweden, as assistant to the managing director of an automotive systems supplier… the story is very good, … contains anecdotes about the crazy era at the onset of the Internet becoming a platform to develop business opportunities…  to be continued… in November. See you at the event.”

  • 6.30-7.30 pm   Food and drinks, trade show continues

Psst! Do you know that Talent Boost Summit 2019 is in Turku this year? Check it out!

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