Employment path of an international talent in Finland

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Guidance and counseling services

SIMHE services for immigrants

Versatile support for highly educated immigrants, such as personal guidance and counseling and assistance in identifying skills.

International House Helsinki

General information and guidance regarding practical matters and services.

Vantaa Skills Centre

Provides guidance and counselling to unemployed immigrants in Vantaa on job searching, skills recognition and skills development.

Competence Center for Highly Educated Immigrants

Career coaching, recognition of competence and training for municipal experiment clients.

Capacity building

Services developing job searching skills

Miksi Vantaa?
Training to develop Finnish language skills and job search of highly educated immigrants
Spouse program – City of Helsinki

Supports spouses who have moved to Finland together with their partners who have been hired to work here.

The Shortcut

Organizes events such as workshops and training programs.

Services developing language skills

aviapolis vantaa
YLE Language School

A service enabling people to study Finnish or Swedish by watching Yle’s media content in an application or a browser.

Helsinki Summer University

A diverse selection of Finnish language courses for different levels.

Omnia Espoo
Helsinki Adult Education Centre

Collection of Finnish courses at different levels available online.


A multilingual website that publishes information about Finnish language courses.

Vantaan Adult Education Institute

Services promoting entrepreneurship

The Shortcut

Organizes events such as workshops and training programs.


Advice for starting a company, developing new business and growing and internationalising startups.

Finnish language and entrepreneurship for free

An online course open for all 10 ECTS

Entrenpreneurship as a part of career
Towards entrepreneurship online training
Business Program -Startup Refugees

Services for newcomers who are running a business in Finland or who are interested in entrepreneurship

Services developing professional competence


Offers open, free university courses in the field of technology in Finland. Lots of courses in English.


Official and up-to-date website with all the information about study programmes in Finland.

Miksi Vantaa?

Recruitment services and CV pools

  • Jobs in Finland

    Recruitment services and CV pools.

  • Jobs In Vantaa

    A recruitment site that shows job opportunities in Vantaa. Possibility to register your CV in the expert pool.

  • Talent Pool Helsinki

    A new online service to connect experts with Helsinki region companies.


    Possibility to create a CV to the EURES CV bank, European Job Day -fairs, advisory services.

  • Jobteaser

    Advice, internships, apprenticeships and jobs for students and those who have recently graduated.

  • Employment program -Startup Refugees

    Offers opportunities when a person fills a profile in Match Made in Startup Refugees

  • Pointer Potential

    International professionals in Finland can register their CV’s. Provides personal career coaching.

Mentoring and Networking

Kotoutumisen tukena.fi

Brings together low-threshold integration activities for migrants. Includes employment promoting activities.

International Working Women of Finland

A community of women living in Finland. Organizes workshops and networking events.

EntryPoint - Helsinki Region Chamber of Commerce
Mothers in Business

Casual networking events to discuss motherhood and career possibilities together with Finnish MiB mothers.

WOMENTO -Family Federation of Finland

Targeted career mentoring highly educated migrant women.

Dörren –Luckan Integration

Creates meetings between local and foreign professionals in the same industry.

Mentoring programme - Suomen mentorit

University Talent programmes

Aviapolis Vantaa
Hanken Talent Programme

Offers collaboration opportunities for companies and Hanken’s international students.

Helsinkiuni international talent programme
Aalto international talent programme

TE-Office services for newly arrived immigrants

Initial assessment

Assesment of skills, education, language skills.

Integration plan

An individual plan for integration.

Integration training - TE Office

A path for highly educated immigrants, includes Finnish/Swedish and information about the Finnish society and working life.

Lentoasema Vantaa
Business Vantaa