Offer one or more internships - Become a Business Lead 2021 company partner in Vaasa

Hanken & SSE offers forerunner companies the opportunity to offer one or more unpaid internship positions in the Ostrobothnia region as part of integration program Business Lead 2021.

The internship period runs for 3-months and starts in March.


What is Business Lead?

Business Lead is a fast-track for unemployed academically educated refugees and immigrants into Finnish work life by combining education, mentoring and a 3-month unpaid internship in a company in Finland. The program benefits all parties involved. It helps companies find new international talent, explore new commercial opportunities and markets and get an outside-in view on your business. In addition, it is a unique opportunity to make a difference, it is Corporate Social Responsibility in action. Since the beginning, 235 participants and 150 companies have enabled the program.


Who are the participants?

See the video below



Who are the company partners?

See a few examples in the videos




Business Lead featured in BBC production

Business Lead was featured in IAU’s Aiming Higher series by the BBC. Have a look to learn more about the impact of the program.



Practical details about the internship can be found here.


For more information contact

Åsa Hämäläinen

+358 40 352 1748