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
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!
GroupM, the world's largest media investment group invited Metropolia Business School students for a company visit. The afternoon in the beautiful penthouse office in Kaartinkaupunki consisted of learning about GroupM, the aspects of being a media house, how the industry operates as well as them offering our students career possibilities. We had a very warm welcome because two of … Continue reading GroupM Company Visit
Kasper Nurmi (EBA12) shares what he learned while on placement for a startup in Singapore. So, this story begins in Rennes, France in the beginning of 2016. It was a cold but sunny day, and I felt fed up with my studies, specifically courses in my area of specialisation, finance. After the initial excitement that … Continue reading Lessons from Startuplandia
Timo Kiuru graduated from the European Business Administration degree programme in 2007. Since then he has worked for companies like MTV Media, Jack Morton Worldwide (one world’s leading global branding agencies), and is now running his own creative consultancy in the world of experiential marketing. Timo has been involved (as a creative director) in global … Continue reading How will the world of marketing and communication change? Guest talk by alumnus Timo Kiuru