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JobFest 2024 - Recruiting event

Welcome to Laurea's JobFest 2025 recruitment event! All of Laurea's fields of study are included. This is an event page for companies.

"A large group of motivated students looking for work, internships, and research ideas with a thesis in mind. We got a lot of contacts and hopefully future contributors to our organization!" (2024 event feedback)

28.-30.1.2025 from 11 am to 2 pm, on the Tikkurila and Leppävaara campuses.

 

The theme of the year: Create your own path

At this year's JobFest, various development opportunities and finding your own career path will be explored. Entrepreneurship, industry change, training opportunities. What can your company offer to someone building their own career path? What does your own career path look like?

During the event, expert speeches related to the theme will be organized and students will be supported in building their own career path in the event's pre-workshops.

Why JobFest?

We offer companies the opportunity to talk about their career opportunities and hear about young job seekers' expectations regarding working life and employment. We offer students the opportunity to get to know companies and find new avenues for employment.

Students come to this event well prepared, thanks to the advanced career guidance workshops. We were already thanked for this after previous events.

JobFest was awarded as the 2023 laureate service act. According to the participating companies, the most rewarding aspects of the event has been:

"Meetings with potential students and opening up career opportunities for them."

"Students interested in our company and networking with them and Laurea's staff."

"Discussions with students."

"A large group of motivated students looking for work, internships and research ideas with a thesis in mind. We got a lot of contacts and hopefully future contributors to our organization!"

Registration for JobFest 2025 recruiting days

More information about the study fields at the bottom of the page.

Tuesday 28.1.2025

  • Degree Programme in Physiotherapy
  • Degree Programme in Nursing (registered nurse)
  • Degree Programme in Nursing (health nurse)
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
  • Degree Programme in Criminal Sanctions

Students of the Master's degrees can also be met on event days.

Place: Laurea Tikkurila's campus
Time: from 11 am. to 2 pm.

 

Register for the Social Services and Health Care day

Please note that general registration opens on Monday 2nd of September 2024.

 

Wednesday 29.1.2025

  • Degree Program in Safety, Security and Risk Management
  • Degree Programme in Business Information Technology, Developing Digital Services
  • Degree Programme in Business Information Technology, Cyber Security

Students of the Master's degrees can also be met on event days.

Place: Laurea Leppävaara's campus
Time: from 11 am. to 2 pm.

 

Register for the Safety and Information Technology day
Please note that general registration opens on Monday 2nd of September 2024.

 

Thursday 30.1.2025

  • Degree Programme in Business Management
  • Degree Programme in Business Management, Legal Competence training
  • Degree in Tourism and Catering
  • Degree Programme in Hospitality Management & Service Design
  • Degree Programme in Beauty Care and Cosmetics

Students of the Master's degrees can also be met on event days.

Place: Laurea Leppävaara's campus
Time: from 11 am. to 2 pm.

 

Register for the Business Management, Hospitality and Beauty Care day
Please note that general registration opens on Monday 2nd of September 2024.

 

Participation fees for event days

Number of participation days 1 day 2 days 3 days  
Key partners        
13.6.2024-19.1.2025 0€ 0€ 0€  
Other partners        
2.9.-13.10.2024 750€ 1100€ 1200€ + VAT 25%
14.10.2024-19.1.2025 950€ 1300€ 1400€ + VAT 25%

Your participation includes visibility in event marketing and stand space.
You are welcome to start the day with a shared breakfast flexibly from 9:30 A.M.

NOTE. Cancellations made after 30th of November 2024 will be charged the full participation fee.

 

 

 

More information about study fields

  • Social Services and Nursing - 28.1.2025 

    Degree Programme in Physiotherapy

    The physiotherapist is responsible for planning, implementing, evaluating and developing the client's physiotherapy. The most important task is to promote and maintain the client's well-being, movement and ability to function.

    Interaction, meeting the client and understanding the client's ability to function are important in the skills of a physiotherapist. The work is very independent and customer-oriented. A physiotherapist often works physically very close to another person. The work requires finding trust and mutual understanding with the client, so that rehabilitation and the promotion of functional capacity can be successful in cooperation.

    The training provides the skills to work in a wide range of tasks in promoting the well-being, functional ability and mobility of people of different ages.

    More information on Laurea's website (in Finnish).

    Degree Programme in Nursing (registered nurse)

    A nurse is a nursing expert whose task is to support the overall health of people and their families. The most important areas of expertise in a nurse's work are meeting and interacting with people, supporting health and functional capacity, preventing and treating illnesses and functional deficiencies, supporting recovery and rehabilitation, and alleviating suffering.

    Nurses can work, for example, in specialized nursing care, primary health care, health and wellness companies, associations and organizations.

    There is also an English-language study program for education.

    More information on Laurea's website.

    Degree Programme in Nursing (health nurse)

    A health nurse is an expert in nursing work, especially health care work, health promotion and public health work. Expertise covers the different stages of a person's life.

    The graduating nurse has good interaction, guidance and cooperation skills, as well as strong basic clinical nursing knowledge and skills. In their work, a health nurse needs an independent approach to work as well as the ability and courage to develop services

    Health nurse jobs include, for example, consultation rooms, school health care, student health care, occupational health care, home care, outpatient health care reception and various organizations.

    More information on Laurea's website (in Finnish).

    Degree Programme in Social Services

    The social worker's work emphasizes customer orientation, preventive approach, early support and promotion of well-being. Task titles can be e.g. service supervisor, social worker, school curator, organization worker or family worker. In the social sector, you can also find employment in international organizations around the world.

    A social worker is employed in, among other things, guidance, service, rehabilitation and training tasks. These tasks can be, for example, child protection, elderly care, youth and family work and adult social work.

    There is also an English-language study program for education.

    More information on Laurea's website.

    Degree Programme in Criminal Sanctions

    The main goal of a social worker in the field of criminal sanctions is to influence the reduction of recidivism and to break the development of marginalization that sustains crime. The goal of the work of a professional in the field of criminal sanctions is to support well-being and inclusion as well as functional capacity. The promotion of a crime-free lifestyle and attachment to society are also part of this work.

    The content of the degree is wide-ranging, which enables employment in versatile jobs in the social or criminal sanctions field. The work in the criminal sanctions field emphasizes interactive and guiding customer work skills and a work approach that supports breaking away from crime.

    A social worker in the field of criminal sanctions can be employed, for example, in units of the Institute of Criminal Sanctions, such as prisons and community corrections offices, as well as third sector and municipal offices.

    More information on Laurea's website (in Finnish).

  • Security and Information Technology - 29.1.2025 

    Bachelor's Degree Program in Safety, Security and Risk Management

    In order to function as a security and risk management professional, it is important for the student to also learn to understand the basics of business and business operations, the development of customer-oriented services, and economics and corporate law.

    A security and risk management tradesman can work, for example, in security and risk management planning, development, expert and manager positions or as a security trainer.
    There is also an English-language study program for education.

    The degree can be completed in Finnish or English.

    More information on Laurea's website.

    Bachelor's Degree Programme in Business Information Technology, Developing Digital Services

    The studies give an overall picture of the development of user-oriented digital services using modern methods.
    As a developer of digital services, you can find employment in very different positions. The job title can be, for example, content producer, service designer, UI/UX designer, marketing manager, application expert, system expert, social media expert, project manager or data analyst.

    If you invest in software development, future job descriptions can be, for example, website designer, software tester, full stack developer, web developer, RPA developer, automation tester or integration expert.

    There is also an English-language study program on the development of digital services.

    More information on Laurea's website.

    Bachelor's Degree Programme in Business Information Technology, Cyber Security

    The competence of a graduated IT tradesman includes elements of both business administration and data processing, so the opportunities for employment are extensive. IT tradenomists are placed in national and international tasks that require the ability to plan, organize, implement and lead.

    Graduated students are employed in consulting and as technical experts. Jobs can be, for example, Junior Security Consultant, Security Consultant, Technical Support Specialist, Network Operations Specialist, System Administrator, Systems Security Analyst or IT Project Manager.

    There is also an English-language study program for cyber security training.

    More information on Laurea's website.

  • Business Management, Hospitality and Beauty care - 30.1.2025 

    Bachelor's Degree Programme in Business Management

    Business Management experts are placed in domestic and international expert positions in companies and public administration organizations, where the ability to plan, organize, implement and lead is required. The Business Management degree provides excellent skills for a changing working life and also for starting and developing your own business. Trade names in business affect the successful operation of companies and communities.

    The economy, finance and insurance sector is a big employer, as are the trade sector and personnel management. Some of the graduates go to work abroad. If, for example, a student has deepened his studies in marketing, he can get a job, e.g. to develop the company's digital marketing.

    In trade studies, you can focus on e.g. marketing, service design, financial management, finance or personnel management.

    There is also an English-language study program for education.

    More information on Laurea's website.

    Bachelor's Degree Programme in Business Managemen, Legal Competence training

    A legal trade expert has good knowledge of the legislation governing the industry and the ability to assess when the help of a lawyer is necessary. In particular, data protection officers will be in demand throughout the EU in the future.

    The job can be in tasks requiring Tradenom's core competence or in tasks requiring legal competence, such as in courts as a district or judicial secretary, in the judicial administration, as an assistant in a lawyer's office, as an administrative manager or expert in companies, and in the public sector as an administrative secretary.

    A legal trade expert can be employed as a legal expert or administrative assistant in, for example, a law firm, an insurance company or a bank, as well as companies that require legal expertise.

    More information on Laurea's website (in Finnish).

    Bachelor's Degree in Tourism and Event production

    Those who graduate from restaurant and event business training are respected experts with versatile skills. Every student gets to build a meaningful study path for himself by combining studies with a commitment to developing food and drink experiences, related to producing and managing events, and working with interesting topics in tourism services.

    They have the opportunity to find employment in event production and management tasks, in companies offering food and beverage experiences, in service development tasks in various fields, as well as in the interesting world of tourism. Tourism and event experts can work, for example, as an event producer, service manager, restaurant manager, in product development of the brewing industry, meeting services manager or tourist destination developer.

    More information on Laurea's website (in Finnish).

    Bachelor's Degree Programme in Hospitality Management & Service Design

    During the Bachelor’s Degree programme in Hospitality Management and Service Design, students acquire the creative and analytical skills to thrive in the hospitality and service field. They learn the managerial competences in planning, organizing, and communicating. Studies in the Hospitality Management and Service Design programme combine theory and practice. Students learn service design methods through classroom studies and practical working life projects.

    Graduates can work as developers, experts, and managers in different organizations and companies designing and developing services and operations.

    There is also an English-language study program for education.

    More information on Laurea's website.

    Beauty care and cosmetics

    Beaty expert is a flexible expert in the beauty care industry. They work with various beauty care professionals in companies, in the public sector and in the service of the third sector, for example in the positions of product manager, trainer and purchasing assistant or buyer. Beauty expert can also work in positions related to the manufacture, distribution, marketing and sales of cosmetics, acquires a vocational teacher's qualification or becomes an entrepreneur.

    Beauty care and cosmetic studies various aspects such as biochemistry, marketing communication, cosmetics legislation, shelf life and business. In the second year of study, studies focus more on cosmetics both in theory and in the laboratory.

    The beauty care and cosmetics expert have:

    • an overall picture of business legality and business development on an ethically sustainable basis
    • know-how related to cosmetics raw materials and marketing
    • understanding of the industry's business, services and products and the readiness to develop them together with other players in the industry.

     

    More information on Laurea's website (in Finnish)

 

More information about the event

  • Arrival instructions 

    Tikkurila

    Laurea Tikkurila's campus address is Ratatie 22, 01300 Vantaa.

    Unfortunately, due to the location of Tikkurila, we cannot offer free parking spaces to our participants. If you arrive by car, we recommend parking in the train station parking lot, which is located on the other side of the train track as seen from the campus. Driving to this parking lot takes place via Jokiniemenkatu. From there, it takes about six minutes to walk to the campus via the train underpass. It takes about four minutes to walk from the train station to the campus.

    Near the main campus doors, there are parking spaces along the road with a 30-minute parking time, where you can unload and pack your things.

    If you can't find the place, you can call Olga Kymäläinen, tel. 050 472 8612. If necessary, you can also get help from the Tikkurila campus lobby services, tel. (09) 8868 7304.

    We will meet you right in the campus lobby.

     

    Leppävaara

    Laurea Leppävaara's address is Vanha maantie 9, 02650 Espoo.

    The free parking spaces in the area can be found near the campus: the parking lot of the sports park or the train station. A more detailed picture of the places is below.

    There is a small parking lot near the main campus doors where you can unload and pack your things. However, the car may not be parked there.

    If you cannot find the place, you can call the organizer Olga Kymäläinen, tel. 050 472 8612. If necessary, you can also get help from the Leppävaara campus lobby services, tel. (09) 8868 7402.

    We will meet you right in the campus lobby.

  • Schedule of the event 

    Tuesday 28.1.2025, Tikkurila

    • From 9.30 a.m. arrive at Tikkurila's campus
      • set up your stand
      • common breakfast (for registered persons only)
    • From 11. a.m to 2 p.m. stand time
      • The stand can hold, for example, rollups/banners, brochures, and something to offer students
    • From 10.30 a.m. to 2.30 p.m. Tikkurila's lunch restaurant is at your disposal

     

    Wednesday and Thursday 29.1.-30.1.2025, Leppävaara

    • From 9.30 a.m. arrive at Leppävaara's campus
      • set up your stand
      • common breakfast (for registered persons only)
    • From 11. a.m to 2 p.m. stand time
      • The stand can hold, for example, rollups/banners, brochures, and something to offer students
    • From 10.45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Leppävaara's lunch restaurant BarLaurea is at your disposal
      • lunch is prepared by our catering students

     

  • Safety 

    TIKKURILA'S CAMPUS

    Address
    Laurea University of Applied Sciences
    Ratatie 22, 01300 Vantaa
    Tel. (09) 8868 7304

    Important contact information
    Event management: Olga Kymäläinen, 050 4728 612
    Campus lobby services: (09) 8868 7304

    Contact information in case of an emergency
    General emergency number: 112 for police, emergency services and first aid

    • Call 112 yourself if you can
    • Act according to the given instructions
    • End the call only when you have received permission to do so

     

    AREA MAP AND MEETING PLACE

    In case of an emergency, go to the meeting place of the Tikkurila campus at Lummetie 4, Vantaa.

     

    LEPPÄVAARA'S CAMPUS

    Address
    Laurea University of Applied Sciences
    Vanta maantie 9, 02650 Espoo
    Tel. (09) 8868 7402

    Important contact information
    Event management: Olga Kymäläinen, 050 4728 612
    Campus lobby services: (09) 8868 7404

    Contact information in case of an emergency
    General emergency number: 112 for police, emergency services and first aid

    • Call 112 yourself if you can
    • Act according to the given instructions
    • End the call only when you have received permission to do so

     

    AREA MAP AND MEETING PLACE

    In case of an emergency, go to the meeting place of the Leppävaara campus at Leppävaara's sports park parking lot.

     

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