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Helga is looking a trainee for autumn 2023

The Student Union Helga is looking for a trainee for the autumn season to improve the communality of Haaga-Helia students and to diversify Helga’s event offerings. The trainees’ duties will also include producing a Self Hack event and communication that supports well-being.

The Student Union Helga is looking for a trainee(s) for the autumn season to improve the communality of Haaga-Helia’s students and to create unforgettable study memories together with the rest of the office. The trainee’s duties will include producing small events, assisting with Helga’s birthday week, producing a Self Hack and, depending on the interests of the person to be selected, developing volunteer activities. Above all, however, we are looking for an event coordinator trainee who has the vision and enthusiasm to make Helga an even better community.

Planned tasks:

  • The trainee’s task is to organise new (substance-free) events for Haaga-Helia’s student union Helga and to support the organisation of existing events as part of the community team
  • Duties include event communication and assistance in event budgeting
  • The trainee assists in the production of the Self Hack event, wellbeing appro and wellbeing related events
  • The trainee assists in expanding the communality, for example, by developing the student union’s volunteer and club activities.

We offer versatile and responsible training in a youthful work environment. The trainee is supported by Helga’s board and specialists and we are not looking for a ready-made expert – the passion to learn and do is the most important thing! 

We offer flexible remote work opportunities, although some of the tasks  are located in the Helsinki metropolitan area. The duration of the traineeship is a maximum of 4 months and can be carried out either full-time (37.5h/week) or according to the wishes of the people selected part-time. The timing of the traineeship is negotiable, but the start should preferably be during August on week 32 or 33. Trainees are compensated EUR 1,000 per month (in full hours). 

The internship is part of a communality project funded by the Helia Foundation and the Self Hack project. 

Free-form applications with possible CVs to In the email subject line write “Trainee”.   For more information on the position, please contact Anna Laurila, Executive Director ( / + 358 45 850 4280).

The application period is open until 28 May 2023. Some applicants are invited to interviews, which will be informed the applicants they are affected. The aim is to arrange the interviews during week 22, but some of the interviews may begin already during the application period. 

Haaga-Helia’s student union Helga is a statutory advocacy and service organization for Haaga-Helia students. Although the office is located in Pasila, Haaga-Helia’s student union Helga operates in all of Haaga-Helia’s campus locations: Helsinki, Porvoo and Heinola.

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