The event brings together jobseekers, employer exhibitors and leading institutions from the art and culture industry and in a relaxed environment enables them to get to know each other and exchange contacts. The programme will also include workshops and networking opportunities for all participants, free of change. The language of the event is English.
The event targets Uniarts Helsinki’s students, foreign-born artists and foreign-born culture professionals, however, it is open to all job seekers interested in working in the creative industry.
During the event, the participating exhibitors will be showcasing their programmes, open positions and open calls to the event attendees. Therefore, do bring your resumes, portfolios or business cards for sharing and networking purposes.
Visitors attending the career networking event are also encouraged to talk to the exhibiting unions and associations. You can also inquire about their memberships and services. In addition, some of the participating unions and associations will be providing career counselling on a location. Bring your burning questions along!
What to expect
- Low threshold networking opportunities
- Unique platform for art and culture professionals to showcase their skills and abilities
- Space to privately chat with exhibitors and inquire about their recruitment processes and open positions
- Expert employment counselling
- Improve job search skills
- Learn how to create a Finnish style resume and cover letter for creative industries
- Acquire skills in professional networking
- Talk to professionals about salary recommendations, employment contract negotiations & checklists
- Meet the biggest Finnish trade unions of art and culture
Up to date confirmed exhibitors
Associations and unions
- The Finnish Musicians’ Union is a trade organization for professional musicians.
- Trade union for art and culture professionals (TAKU) is a professional organization for those working and studying in the fields of art and culture. TAKU is an expert organization in the special questions of working life affecting its field.
- The University of the Arts Student Union (ArtSU) is the community and interest and service organisation for students at Uniarts Helsinki.
- The Artists’ Association of Finland is an advocate and expert association representing over 3000 professional artists in Finland. It promotes the status and working conditions of visual artists and strengthen the role of visual arts in society.
- The Association of Finnish Symphony Orchestras (Suosio) promotes and develops Finland’s symphony and chamber orchestras, and safeguards their interests and rights.
- The Ministry of Education and Culture
- CultureEspoo (Espoo City Culture)
- Vantaa City Culture
- The Finnish National Opera and Ballet