The Finnish Institute is looking for an intern!

The Finnish Institute is looking for an intern!

Please 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, jaakko.nousiainen(at)

Please note: The application process is managed by the Finnish National Agency for Education. Please do not send your applications to the Finnish Institute. All information on the application process and the role can be found here


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