A fast track into Finnish business for academically educated refugees and immigrants
Integration Program Business Lead®
is an education and internship opportunity.
Are you academically educated and speak fluent English? Do you have a resident permit in Finland?
Business Lead is an award-winning integration program for educated refugees and immigrants based in the Uusimaa region in Finland. The aim of the program is to introduce, and help open doors for academically educated refugees and immigrants into Finnish working life and society. The first program starts 13 May 2019 and runs until December 2019. The second program starts in 8 October 2019 and runs until March 2020.
The Business Lead 2019 program includes:
- An integrated learning experience with 7 days of live learning in Helsinki and virtual learning assignments provided by Hanken & SSE Executive Education around the topics of Finnish/European business landscape, strategic leadership, finance, sales and customer excellence
- Group mentoring
- A 3-month unpaid internship in a company in Finland
The program is free of charge for program participants, all you need is to be motivated and able to dedicate time and effort to the program. You should also be available in central Helsinki for the live days of the program. The program is open for all immigrants, but a refugee background is prioritised.
How to apply?
- The application is open until August 30, 2019. The last program of the year starts on October 8.