Alumni story by: Menni Polón Hello there, My name is Menni Polón. I grew up in the middle of Finland, and spent some years on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean, before ending up in Metropolia Business School. In 2013, I started my studies in Metropolia’s Double Degree Programme for European Business Administration. My … Continue reading Life after graduation: Menni
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!
By: Pierre Rolland, edited by Katja Palovaara Could you describe the job application process in IKEA? "First, we review the CVs of candidates and then we interview them by phone. During this interview, we will focus on a series of concrete points; identify motives for getting the job and working in IKEA. If this interview … Continue reading “For us, skills are more important than diplomas!” An insight from IKEA Brest HR
I’m Sandra Lusmägi, a graduate of Metropolia Business School. I started my studies in International Business and Logistics in 2013 and graduated in the summer of 2016. I am from Estonia, a small country very close to Finland, with a similar language and culture as Finnish, but still it was a big decision for me … Continue reading Alumni story: My journey to entrepreneurship
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
Interested in reading more about our DD partner universities and countries? Below is a leaflet introducing our DD partner universities with students' observations and recommendations. All information is collected from Metropolia's Travel Reports database: https://exchange.edu.metropolia.fi/travelreports/ Enjoy! Double degree partner universities info leaflet
An alumni story “Metropolia Business School will always have a place in my heart as a strong community with supporting staff, vibrant students and truly inspiring ideas”. My name is Harry Hung Nguyen and I am an EBA12 (European Business Administration incoming class of 2012). I graduated in the spring of 2016 and this is … Continue reading Life after graduation