Apply for Find Your Career - Interactive career coaching online 7.1.2020 at the latest


Find Your Career is a career coaching organized by the Career Services of University of Turku, Åbo Akademi University and Turku University of Applied Sciences. The coaching is mainly arranged online in Moodle. However, there are also some face-to-face meetings in Turku. The coaching is held in English.

The coaching is designed for:

• students at University of Turku and Åbo Akademi University
• students at Turku University of Applied Sciences
• and doctoral candidates at University of Turku and Åbo Akademi University who aim to have a career outside the academia.

NB: The coaching is primarily for English speaking students. However, all students at University of Turku, Åbo Akademi University and TUAS are welcome.

Structure of the coaching:

There’s seven scheduled sections in Moodle; each section includes materials and individual or group tasks. The participants are divided into groups and each group has its own coach. The coaches will give you feedback on every assignment: sometimes individual, sometimes general or group feedback.

The coaching focuses on the following topics:

• identifying career possibilities, interests and skills
• writing a good CV and application
• what employers value
• vacant positions can be found
• how the labour market works

Time and Place:

The coaching is arranged 16.1.-19.3.2020 (Winter break 17-23.2.2020).

Face-to-face meetings in Turku:

• The kick-off meeting 16.1.2020 at 9.00-12.00
• The mid-term meeting 7.2.2020 at 9.30-11.30
• The final meeting 19.3.2020 at 14.00-16.00
• Feedback from your CV and application: Individual meetings with a career counselors 24.-28.2.2020

Please note that the coaching requires commitment and active participation.

Registration:

Registration for the coaching is open 11.11.2019-7.1.2020. Please find below a link to the registration form.

Attendance is limited to a maximum of 45 students: you’ll be informed 8.1.2020 about the selection.

For more information about the coaching, please contact:

Fanny Kurppa
Project Assistant
University of Turku Career Services
fanny.k.kurppa@utu.fi