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  1. Career Orientation and Traineeships at The Faculty of Social Sciences 30.8.2013 ElinaTuusa Valt-rekry@helsinki.fi / 09-191 24809 http://www.helsinki.fi/socialsciences/studying/employment/index.html Faculty of Social Sciences / Elina Tuusa

  2. CareerOrientation for Master’sDegreeStudents • Traineeshipsarepart of the careerorientationstudies for mastersdegreestudents • Universityfundedtraineeships (Finland and abroad) • International Traineeships: Erasmus grants, CIMO traineeships • Independenttraineeships (anywhere, costscoveredbyemployer) • CareerOrientation Course: Career Planning for Social Scientists, 2 studypoints, 31st October -  5th December Faculty of Social Sciences / Elina Tuusa

  3. UniversityFundedTraineeships • Universityfundedtraineeship = financial support for 2 months of practical training • Morethan 100 studentsareselected (bylottery) everyyear • Application period for traineeships in 2014: 9Nov – 10 Dec 2013 • Selectedstudentswillbenotified in December 2013 • Students themselves must find their traineeship placements, which must then be approved by the office of one’s major subject (discipline’s traineeship contact person). • 2 contracts are made: • between the employer and the Faculty • Between the student and the employer • For the students selected, the University will reimburse employees for a set traineeship salary for two months (salary, year 2013: 1134 euros per month) • The funding is tied to the year 2014 and traineeships agreements must be made by 30 April 2014 • Moreinformation and the applicationform to befound in Flamma Faculty of Social Sciences / Elina Tuusa

  4. Career Planning for Social Scientists-course • The course consists of 6 career planning workshops (2 study points) • The aim of the course is to develop students career planning and job hunting skills and to increase their employability by focusing on developing students self-assessment skills and knowledge of Finnish labour market practices. • 31st October -  5th December, Thursdays 14-17 pm • Registration  for the course starts 14.10.2013 • For more information and registration: https://oodi-www.it.helsinki.fi/hy/opintjakstied.jsp?html=1&Kieli=6&Tunniste=790672 Faculty of Social Sciences / Elina Tuusa

  5. Course outline • 31.10. 14-17   Self-assessment skills,Course outline and instructions • 7.11.  14-17 Finnish Labour Market Practices and Employment Opportunities for Social Scientists • 14.11. 14-16 Career perspectives,Career stories and job opportunities introduced by guest speakers. Speakers include alumni and employer representatives. Panel discussion. • 21.11. 14-17   Doctoral Studies and Academic Careers in Finland • 28.11. 14-17   Job Hunting Skills: Application documents and the Interview Process • 5.12. 14-17   Reflection and Feedback • All students conduct an alumni interview and write a course essay Faculty of Social Sciences/ Elina Tuusa

  6. Career Services at the University of Helsinki • The University of Helsinki Career Services offer training, guidance and events to support job seeking and employment. • Career Services is open Mon-Thu 1-3pm at the Student Services office in the University Main Building (Fabianinkatu 33, ground floor). • For more information: http://www.helsinki.fi/urapalvelut/english/ Faculty of Social Sciences / Elina Tuusa

  7. ThankYou and GoodLuckwithYourStudies ! • For more Information: • Faculty of Social Sciences , Planning Officer in charge of employment affairs: ElinaTuusa, email: valt-rekry@helsinki.fi Tel: 09 191 24809 or 0400 660 393 • Office hours: Tuesdays 1-3 p. or by appointment, room 1105, Unioninkatu 37 Faculty of Social Sciences /Elina Tuusa