Hanken International Talent™

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#HankenHIT initiative helps build bridges between Hanken international master students and Finnish companies. It offers a variety of ways to enrich your experiences during your studies, expand your local network and develop your career path with encouraging mentors. Programme is open both in Helsinki and Vaasa.

We are committed to find various ways to develop the program and keep it relevant for all future company collaborators, present participants as well as for the incoming students during coronavirus pandemic and after.
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Engage and Win with Hanken International Talent™

Hanken International Talent™ is a talent management programme which not only matches newly-admitted international students with Finnish companies, but helps you build your network in Finland, improve your CV and support you in building meaningful connections to potential employers during the duration of your master studies.

Your career, your way –  Hanken International Talent™ puts you in the driving seat of your career. You will take charge of shaping your professional direction, but you will not have to do it alone. Your mentor will function as a personal talent manager to help and guide you with your decisions, while Career Services at Hanken will support you during the process.

Gain unique experience –  when you apply you become a part of a Hanken International Talent™ pool. We will then share your application with Finnish business and NGO professionals in order to find a match which will be open doors to Finnish business and social life. Your mentor will help you expand your perception of what you can do, promote your visibility, offer advice on job search and build your network both inside and outside of the company.

Make decisions – We invite and accept all international students to apply. If you got a little bit of initiative and drive, we know you are ready to take on big challenges!

For any questions please contact corporaterelations@hanken.fi

Step 1: Applications will open in September 2020 
Step 2: In October-November 2020 join the interviews 
Step 3: Results and admissions 
Step 4: Kick-off to be announced 

What companies say

What do we offer to Finnish businesses

The purpose of Hanken International Talent™ is to enable Finnish companies and organizations engage with quality diverse talents. For businesses, Hanken International Talent™ offers a talent acquisition platform, where we offer easy-to-engage, easy-to-commit to and easy-to-execute talent collaborations via mentorships, thesis projects, internships, traineeships, summer jobs etc. As companies need to develop better products and services, Hanken master students have proved to be among the best in national and international case-study competitions and have been part of transformational projects big and small. Many companies have recruited from our pool and are returning companies to be on board for next students. 

Are you ready to learn, experiment and explore?

Join Hanken International Talent™ and help us shape Finland’s global future.

Sign up to learn more by contacting corporaterelations@hanken.fi

Hanken International Talent™ overview

Hanken HIT™targets three areas of development:

  • Social capital & industry knowledge: gain an access to various networks and understanding of operations in Finnish companies and the industry
  • Professional development: get a hands-on expertise in the field of your choice
  • Personal growth: take control of your destiny and build skills in leadership, interpersonal communication, and effective collaboration

Greetings from Minna Martikainen, Dean of Education

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 through close ties between education, society and the working world. This unique and varied programme provides excellent opportunities for personal and professional development.

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

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