The application period has been extended until Mon 11 Oct

The application period for the HelsinkiUNI International Talent Programme (HITP) 2021-22 has officially ended and we are very happy to have received so many applications!

There are still some places available, so we have decided to extend the deadline with a week!

The application deadline to enroll in the 2021 HITP has been extended until Monday October 11th of 2021. The application form will close at midnight.

HITP has reopened applications for the following groups:
 

AFRY
Crown CRO
City of Helsinki – Urban Environment
University of Helsinki Language Centre
Helsinki Think Company
Metsä Group
Finland-Russia Society

 

New mentor company for the 2021-22 season!

We are happy to announce that Metsä Group has joined the group of HITP mentors! Metsä Group is especially reaching out to students from the  Data and Computer Science Programmes  as well as the Intercultural Encounters Programme,  as they wish to focus on  two main themes: ICT-work and DEI (Diversity, Equality and Inclusion).

Because Metsä Group joined the programme  during the application process, it may affect the choice of mentor that applicants have already made. Don’t worry, you can change your mind! If you want to change mentor, this is what to do: 

Look for the confirmation email you received after registering to HITP. There you will find a link “edit your information”. Go into your application and edit all relevant fields.  

The application closes 3.10. 
Apply now!

The HITP 2021–2022 has launched!

The application period for the second season of HelsinkiUNI International Talent Programme (HITP) 2021 has officially opened! We are eager to welcome this year’s organizational mentors and student mentees. This years organizational mentors include The City of Helsinki, Business Finland and Moniheli ry, to name a few.

Applying is easy! Applications are open from Thursday September 16th to Sunday October 3rd of 2021. Please read the Apply page for detailed instructions.

Here is the video of our HITP info session held on September 14th, 2021, where we spoke in detail about how to apply to this program, reviewed the eligibility criteria and gave more information about this year’s mentors.

HITP info session 14.9.2021
Available until 5.10.2021

Who can Apply?

You can apply to HITP if:   

  • you are an international degree student at the University of Helsinki and your degree programme is a HITP partner. However, Finnish students may also apply if they have completed their bachelor’s degree abroad. Check the Apply page for more info

OR 

Why apply?    

HITP is aimed at giving information to international talents about a certain industry or field in Finland. Through a series of group meetings hosted by organizational mentors and career management workshops held by Career Services, mentees will learn about Finnish working life, from the specifics of how to enter field of interest to the practicalities of finding a job in Finland.   

Whether you have just begun your studies or about to graduate, HITP offers great opportunities. From gaining resources and potential topics for your thesis, to gaining knowledge and connections for entering the job market, HITP will support your academic education by providing you with helpful tools for developing your career skills. Please note that HITP is a group mentoring programme, not a traineeship programme. 

You can find the full lists of participating programmes  Participating Degree Programmes page. You can find all of the organisational mentors listed on the Companies and Organizations pages.  The mentors are presented this year on JobTeaser portal. We’re still updating some of the mentor profiles and will be publishing the rest as soon as possible.

When does it start?

 The programme starts in November and ends in May 2022. You can find the detailed schedule of events on our Schedule page. If you have any questions, please consult the FAQ page or contact us for more information. 

Experiences from the first season of HITP

Our mentors and mentees from the first season of HITP shared their experiences on mentoring – see their thoughts on the HITP programme on the video below!

The second round of HITP will open for applications on 16.09.2021

The next period of application to the HITP group mentoring programme is 16.9- 3.10.21.  The programme kick-off is scheduled for 25.11.21.

Read about the application process here.

Would you like to know more about the programme and if you are eligible to apply? Welcome to attend the online info session about HITP on 14th September, 16-17. Register here for the event

The event will be recorded and posted here afterwards. It will be accessible for 2 weeks.

Planning for HITP 2021-22 underway

The HelsinkiUNI International Programme will start it’s second round in autumn 2021. We are very excited about it, as more degree programmes and interesting mentors will join!

Stay tuned for news about the next season!

Mid- term meetings coming up

The first season of HelsinkiUNI International Talent Programme is half-way!
Soon both mentors and mentees will receive an invite to the mid- term meetings, which will be held 25.3. (2 pm for mentors and 4 pm for mentees).
This is a good time to share experiences and reflect on what has been learned so far. See you all soon, you will get the zoom link closer to the date.

Stay safe!

Welcome to the official HITP Kick-Off event on Thu 3.12.2020!

Event Schedule:

17:00 – 17:10: Welcome –  Anna Storgårds | Project Specialist
17:10 – 17:15: Importance of HITP for the University – Sari Lindbolm | Rector of University of Helsinki
17:15 – 17:20: Talent Boost and HITP – Laura Lindeman | Chief Specialist and Team Leader, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment
17:20 – 17:25: City of Helsinki and HITP – Tanja Malo | Project Manager, City of Helsinki
17:25 – 17:35: Inclusion of Internationals: A Student Perspective – Anna Bogdan | International MA Student
17:35 – 17:45: Next Steps and Closing – Anna Storgårds

Invited guests have been sent the link to the event.

HITP Welcomes its First Cohort!

All 2020-2021 mentoring group placements have been announced through email. Mentees should expect to be contacted by their respective mentoring group leaders in the next few weeks.

HITP’s next application round will occur in Autumn 2021.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at careerservices(at)helsinki.fi.

 

HITP has officially launched!

The application period for the pilot of HelsinkiUNI International Talent Programme (HITP) has officially opened! We are eager to welcome our very first cohort of organizational mentors and student mentees! 

Student applications are open from 16.09 – 06.10.2020. Please read the Apply page for detailed instructions.  

Why apply? 

HITP is aimed at giving international students information about a certain industry or field in Finland. Through a series of group meetings hosted by organizational mentors and career management workshops held by Career Services, student mentees will learn about Finnish working life, from the specifics of how to enter field of interest to the practicalities of finding a job in Finland.  

Whether you have just begun your studies or are writing your thesis, HITP offers great opportunities from gaining resources and potential topics for your thesis to gaining knowledge and connections for entering the job market! 

You can find the full lists of participating programmes and organizational mentors on our Participating Degree Programmes and Companies and Organizations pages. 

When does it start?

For students, the programme starts in November and ends in May 2021. You can find the detailed schedule of events on our Schedule page.

If you have any questions, please consult the FAQ page or contact us for more information.