By Parichat Homchant I had a change to interview Parichat Homchant, 4th year IBL student from Thailand who just returned from her placement in Thailand, and now shares her experience with us. What was the motivation for you study in Metropolia? Well, actually I wanted to study in Finland due to its educational reputation and … Continue reading Logistics placement in Thailand at Damco
By Liisa-Brett Sonnenberg Since the first year in Metropolia Business School, I always felt how our professors were encouraging us to take challenges by participating in international projects, going for an exchange or completing internships abroad. Well, I can say that they were successful with me, because I followed all their recommendations and after every challenge, … Continue reading Internship in SAP in Barcelona, Spain
By Christian Partanen There is a very predictable cycle in accounting that dictates your workflow called month-end. It is the processing of transactions, journal entries, and financial statements at the end of each month or period as we call it. This is important because the purpose of month-end is to define the status of the … Continue reading Month-end at IKEA Oy Service Office Finland
By Kaisa Nauska Me ending up to my internship placement at quintly in Cologne, Germany, was a series of chaotic events in my personal life. Luckily, my internship at quintly turned out to be the best experience in my life, both professionally and personally and I got an opportunity to deepen my knowledge of digital … Continue reading My internship at quintly in Cologne, Germany
By: Regina Smirnova EBA14 "I completed my work placement as a Study Abroad Assistant in the University of Hertfordshire, in Hatfield, United Kingdom. I found the advertisement for this job published on the intranet of my exchange year destination, therefore I would advise to keep an eye on both Metropolia and Partner Institution publications regarding … Continue reading Work Placement in the University of Hertfordshire
My name is Linda Pitkänen, I am 28 years old business graduate from Metropolia Business School. I started my business studies at Metropolia in 2013. The line where I studied was called “European Management” but nowadays that has become one with “European Business Administration”. My studies covered variety of courses from digital marketing to business … Continue reading Alumni Story: From MBS to world’s biggest media investment group
Finding an internship is not an easy task. Whether you are going to Finland, Brussels or Hong Kong, the struggles are real. The editor interviewed current and former students about their internships to find out how to find that dream internship! The interview questions are: 1) Where are you doing your internship? 2) How did you find it? 3) Any tips for students how to find an internship? Juulia Lius, EM14. 1) I’m doing my internship at UNI Europa in Brussels, Belgium. It is a trade union federation representing European trade unions in the private services sector.We do a lot of cooperation with other trade union federations as well as different European institutions, such as the European Commission and the European Parliament. 2) I found my internship through family connections but I did have to write an open application. In that I introduced myself, my studies (especially my fields of interest) and why I would like to work at UNI Europa. 3) If you have a specific organisation/company in mind but they don’t have any openings for internships, just send an open application in anyway. If you express enough interest and qualifications, it is more than possible to get in (such as the intern who was here before me!). If you wish to apply to UNI Europa, be sure that you are interested in the trade union movement, as well as politics and other EU affairs. Alan Alvarez, IBL14 1. I completed my internship for a company called One Eyed Spirits in … Continue reading Best tips on finding an internship!