Hanken International Talent (HankenHIT) - ticket to Finland's global future

Onboard.Engage and Win with Hanken International Talent pool.
We offer company-oriented university collaborations with international master students via internships, case-study and thesis projects. Get in touch now!

Hanken International Talent (HankenHIT) offers companies a range of opportunities to strengthen competitive edge and bring societal impact through connections to our high performing international graduates.

How can HIT benefit your company?

Onboarding Hanken master students helps you test new ways to run your business, develop new products or services, at the same time sharpen your employees' social capital and your company's diversity efforts. It is a low cost and risk-free collaboration path to engage with your potential workforce. The outcomes are that by pioneering, you are able to shape Finnish winning workplace cultures.

Through HIT, you will meet students with the aptitude, drive, and personality to take on roles and responsibilities that contribute to the future success of your organisation. As company your task is to mentor a HIT student into the Finnish business culture in an individual way. 

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Interested to be part of our HIT initiative? To sign up or hear more, drop us an email to corporaterelations@hanken.fi or call Kamilla Sultanova on 0404517080.

HIT - for a global and diverse Finland

Diversity and inclusion debate has reached its tipping point in Finland as we face a tightening global competition, changing demographics and business practices. “What got you here, won't get you there”, which implies a need of today's leaders need to gain sufficient understanding of different customer groups, social phenomena, where diversity and inclusion can be the tools in reaching competitive advantage. 

Hanken International Talent initiative is our answer to meet above challenge. HIT is a platform for value-adding university collaborations to evolve with and embrace the global future with a pool of international talents. Having chosen Finland carefully for their master studies, our students bring unique perspectives, skills and valuable work experience needed to strengthen Finnish companies' position on the global market today and tomorrow.

What we offer?

  •  Co-created or integrated: case-studies, internships, traineeships or thesis cooperation all to help students unlock various support networks in Finland.
  •  Gain full access into HIT pool of high performing Master's students in Economics, Finance, Management and Marketing from 20+ countries. 
  • Get exposure across HANKEN school & Finnish community at large.
  • Drive your team performance, build inclusive workplace culture and solve your pressing challenges in finance, logistics, operations, intl growth & sales.

What to expect?

By cooperating with us at Hanken, we are a bridge to HIT talent attraction, recruitment and retention.  After screening and matching company and a HankenHIT candidate can decide what cooperation should be like either an internship or a thesis cooperation. The best way to start it is to get to know each other and identify talent need and what company is like with a company mentor. Regardless how you choose to go about it, we offer easy-to-engage cooperation both low-risk and low-cost and enable companies to be part of positive change for your team and for Finland in general. With one professional at a time. 

A word from the Dean of Education, Professor Minna MartikainenMinna Martikainen

We are looking for talent with leadership ability to become key contributors to the future success of Finland. Participants in Hanken International Talent will learn and excel over a two-year period through close ties between education and the working world. This unique and varied programme provides excellent opportunities for personal and professional development.

We believe in the individual, thus, HIT is designed to be an efficient and supportive structure for developing talent. I believe that HIT is a great opportunity to launch our students’ careers in the right direction.

HIT initiative is welcoming all companies, big and small.
To sign up or hear more, drop us an email to corporaterelations@hanken.fi or call Kamilla Sultanova on 0404517080.



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