Career coaching services and support for employment
Career coaching services are meant for Karelia UAS degree students. The student who is about to finish one´s studies can seek support to graduate and employment. Career coaches offer individual coaching and support for employment and further studies. Career coaching
- strengthens students career and working life skills
- supports students graduating on schedule
- supports students entering to working life and employment
- supports the student to find his/her own ideas and to make his/her own plans and decisions
- helps the student considerate options and possibilities
Career coaching is designed for those students who are at the end of their studies and they have many questions about their future career. Those questions could be e.g. where can I find a job or what kind of further studies could be useful for me. A student can ask for career coaching by him/herself or with the help of study counsellors. Coaching is confidential, discussion based and target oriented which aim is to find out his/her situation and agree upon targets for the coaching process. Coaching includes discussions and target orientated assignments.
Career Coach´s Walk-in hour every Thursday from 13-14
Walk-in hour is meant for all Karelian degree students. You can bring your CV, job application/cover letter, or Linkedin profile to Career Coach for comments. Also, a short discussion about an issue that is puzzling you is possible. Topics could be e.g. finding an internship, job hunting, further studies, or decision making in choosing the courses. You don´t have to book an appointment beforehand. Welcome!
Venue: Tikkarinne Campus E 244 (Library area) and Wärtsilä Campus D-building, 2. floor, room Riihi.
For independent career planning you will find help for following themes
- career planning
- recognition your existing knowledge and competence
- workplacements and different application channels
- legislation and of workinglife rules
- how to use sosial media for job seeking
- work searching skills
Niina Pennanen ja Satu Saarinen
Contact us by email email@example.com
Career Planning Thematic Week for students is organized from 9th – 13th of May. Every study day of the week students have the opportunity to participate in both webinar and live event. Themes are a.g. further studies, continuous learning, internships, jobs, and documents. Webinar links will be sent by email. The Thematic Week is a pop-up event and there is no need to enroll.
Program of the week (changes are possible)
Monday 9th May
Webinar: Finding Jobs in Finland
Live event: Karelian Career Services will introduce their services in the Campus hallway. Come and learn what kind of services we have to offer you related to career planning, internships, employment, and further studies.
Tikkarinne Campus from 9-11
Wärtsilä Campus from 12-14
Tuesday 10th May
Webinar: VideoCV and video interviews
Live event: Live event: Career Coaches available in Career Café in restaurant Solina (Tikkarinne Campus) from 14-15. Come and meet your Career Coaches with a cup of coffee or tea. The topics could be a.g. internships, summer jobs, or how to find internships in Tuudo. This Career Café is a pilot of a new service that we hope will help you to plan your career.
Wednesday 11th May
Webinar: Proactive Job Seeking
Live event: Career Coaches available in Career Café in restaurant Wire (Wärtsilä Campus) from 14-15. Come and meet your Career Coaches with a cup of coffee or tea. The topics could be a.g. internships, summer jobs, or how to find internships in Tuudo. This Career Café is a pilot of a new service that we hope will help you to plan your career.
Thursday 12th May
Webinar: Motivation in Job Hunting
Live event: Career Coach´s walk-in hour at 13-14 in Wärtsilä Campus D-building, 2. floor, room Riihi. Come and get feedback and comments on your CV, cover letter, or Linkedin profile. You can also come to discuss your career plan, your employment, or further studies.
Friday 13th May
Webinar: Personal branding on Linkedin
Live event: Come and get info about further studies on Wärtsilä hallway at 9-11. You will have info about Karelia UAS RDI project expert education, Karelia UAS Master’s Degrees, and UEF Master’s Degrees.
Work Smart Career and Recruitment event on 2nd-3rd November at 12-14 in Wärtsilä Campus hallway. More info coming later on.
Services for Immigrants
SIMHE-Karelia serves the immigrants living in the area of Eastern Finland. The guidance and counselling services of SIMHE-Karelia consist of information distribution on the higher education system in Finland and on the application opportunities and practices. The staff of SIMHE-Karelia also provide personal guidance related to study opportunities for immigrants interested in higher education studies. In addition, support will be provided regarding the practices used in the recognition of prior learning as well as guidance in career planning for those immigrants who have already completed some higher education studies before.
At SIMHE-Karelia guidance and counselling is provided by Cousellors Hannele Niskanen and Kirsi Autio. You can receive personal guidance by sending email to firstname.lastname@example.org. or phone +358505750823