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Helga is looking a trainee for autumn 2024

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 trainees duties include producing small events, assisting in Helga’s anniversary week, communication, and developing volunteer activities and/or club activities according to the person’s interests. However, we are primarily looking for an event coordinator trainee who has the vision and enthusiasm to make Helga an even better community.

Planned tasks:

  1. The trainees  task is to organize new (non-alcoholic) events for Haaga-Helia’s student union Helga, sport trials, and support the organization of current events as part of the community team.
  2. Tasks include event communication and assisting with event budgeting.
  3. The trainee assists in the production of the Self Hack event, Balanssiappro and other well-established events that support well-being.
  4. The trainee assists in expanding the sense of community, e.g. by developing the voluntary and club activities of the student union.


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 3 months and can be carried out either full-time (30h/week) or according to the wishes of the people selected part-time. Helga is currently experimenting with 4 day workweek so the full-time week is 30 hours. The timing of the traineeship is negotiable, but the start should preferably be during August on week 36. Trainees are compensated EUR 1,000 per month (in full hours). 

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

Free-form applications with possible CVs to In the email subject line write “Trainee Own name”.   For more information on the position, please contact Eppu Åberg, Executive Director, after he has returned from vacation 5.8. ( / + 358 45 850 4280).

The application period is open until 11.8.2024. Some applicants are invited to interviews, which will be informed the applicants they are affected. The aim is to arrange the interviews during week 32 ja 33, 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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