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Career support for Helsinki residents

Spouse Program members living in Helsinki can use dedicated career support services from the Spouse Program.

Our career support can help you re-establish yourself professionally in the Helsinki capital region. We want to help you understand and adapt to the local job market, so that you can relaunch your career on your own terms.

Supporting your career development

The Spouse Program helps international spouses in Helsinki get established professionally.

You can use our career coaching and related activities for support with the local job market.

Our career activities late 2024 are under development, and will begin soon.

Sign up to the Spouse Program to find out about them through our newsletter!

“I would not have been able to find a job in my first ten months without the support of the Spouse Program.”

Please note that the Spouse Program’s career support services are for only Spouse Program members who live in Helsinki.

Spouse Program members who live in Espoo and Vantaa can find additional services here.


 

Looking for work after relocating

 

Accompanying spouses who move to the Helsinki capital region without a ready job are often eager to find work once they arrive. Finland’s job market and working culture can be different to what they’re used to, and they may run into culture and language barriers.

The Spouse Program helps international spouses in Helsinki adapt their careers to the local job market so they can relaunch their careers successfully!

Activities for career support

The Spouse Program regularly organises activities to help understand Finnish work culture and adapt to the local job market.

Sign up to the Spouse Program, and you can see our available career support activities in our newsletter.

Helping you understand and adapt

 

The Spouse Program’s career support services help you professionally adapt your career to the Helsinki capital region, helping you quickly understand local employers and become stronger candidates in the job market. We want to accelerate your professional adapation by providing key practical training and connecting you directly with our company partners.

Our career support services focus on:

 

Career Coaching

Spouse Program members who live in Helsinki also have access to a career coaching service.

Through career coaching in group and one-on-one sessions, you can receive personalised career support to help find new professional opportunities.

Our next round of career coaching is currently under development.


 

Not in Helsinki? No problem!

 

Spouse Program members living in Espoo and Vantaa can find additional career-related services here:

Espoo – services for spouses

Vantaa – settling-in services