Career Services monitor the placement of graduates of the University of Helsinki with regular career placement reports. The monitoring takes place every other year, five years after the completion of one’s degree for master’s degrees, and two to three years for doctoral degrees. The reports are available in Finnish.
A large amount of information on the placement of University of Helsinki students and graduates is also available on LinkedIn. By registering to the service and searching for “University of Helsinki” in the interest group “Education” you’ll be able to browse over 36 000 profiles of University of Helsinki students or graduates. Based on these profiles the largest single employer for University of Helsinki graduates is the City of Helsinki. The most common field of the graduates is research. Register to Linkedin.
The first nationwide survey on employability of international graduates was conducted in 2011. The Employability of International Graduates Educated in Finnish Higher Education Institutions survey provides an overall view of the employability and skills of graduates of Finnish Universities and Finnish Universities of Applied Sciences.
- Of the surveyed graduates nearly 70% were employed.
- The majority of the graduates see their studies as relevant in terms of the positions they held.
- Of the surveyed graduates who stayed in Finland 71,7% were employed
With a response rate of 21.3 % 363 of the total of 1808 graduates who the survey was sent to answered the survey. Read the report.