Hanken International Talent (HIT)

Engage and win with HIT while you are at Hanken!
HIT initiative helps build bridges between Hanken international master students and Finnish companies for an increased growth, sales, innovation and performance! Get in touch to learn more!


Engage and Win with HIT

Your career, your way – From day one, HIT 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 – HIT grants access to industry specialists and professionals in order to support your professional career development and give you an insight into top management. Your mentor will help you expand your perception of what you can do, promote your visibility, offer advice on executive presence, and build your network both inside and outside of the company.

Make decisions – We are seeking future leaders who have the initiative and drive to take on big challenges. We encourage you to contribute to projects at your company right from the start. Expect to be challenged and inspired!

For any questions please contact corporaterelations@hanken.fi

Step 1: Apply the latest on 11 September 2019 (APPLY HERE!)
Step 2: Meet & greet and interviews with HIT companies 8 October
Step 3: Results and admission by the end of October
Step 4: Kick-off second week of November

What companies say

The success of companies relies greatly on employing the best people in the business. The purpose of HIT is to attract and retain the most highly qualified and motivated talent in the industry. 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.

HIT provides companies with a risk-free solution for recruiting international expertise, as well as access to knowledge of foreign culture and languages. It functions as an effective solution to gaining an insight into new target markets.

Are you interested in attracting international talent, while helping today’s students develop into tomorrow’s leaders? If so, we invite you to be part of HIT. For more information and sign-up, you can contact us at corporaterelations@hanken.fi.

HIT overview

HIT targets three areas of development:

  • Social capital & industry knowledge: gain an access to various networks and in-depth understanding of operations in Finnish companies and the industry, acquiring international understanding along the way
  • Professional development: get deep, 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 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.