The Finnish Institute is looking for an intern!

The Finnish Institute is looking for an intern!

Note: This role has a Finnish language requirement 

The Finnish Institute welcomes applications from students or recent graduates of arts and cultural production and management. The placement, within the Finnish Institute’s Arts & Culture programme, will take place between 1.1.–30.6.2021. 

Through this placement, you will have the opportunity to: 

  • Participate in the organisation and production of a major international arts project
  • Play a central role in organising the programme to celebrate the Institute’s 30th birthday
  • Coordinate the TelepART mobility support scheme

Criteria for applicants

This internship has a considerable emphasis on cultural and events production and management, so any educational or relevant experience is a significant advantage. We’re looking for candidates who: 

  • Have been involved in events organisation professionally, on a voluntary basis or through hobbies
  • Are students of / have studied arts and cultural management or production
  • Are fluent in both Finnish and English, and can communicate comfortably in writing using both

Further advantages: 

  • An interest in Finnish contemporary culture, design and art
  • Experience of events promotion 
  • Previous international experience


Work at the Institute is often fast-paced and requires the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and work under pressure. We appreciate a proactive and organised approach, teamwork and flexibility. 

Working languages 

English and Finnish 

Language for application

Cover letter in English & CV in either English or Finnish 


€1 100 per month 

Further benefits 

The Institute offers an Oyster card (Zone 1&2) for interns. The Institute can also assist applicants with finding accommodation. 


Jaakko Nousiainen, Head of Arts & Culture programme



All information on the application process and role can be found by clicking here


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