SUMMER POWER Q&A

  What is Wärtsilä Summer Power?

  Summer Power is a summer trainee campaign in Wärtsilä      in Finland.

  Every year Wärtsilä employs around 500 technical and            business students to work in different positions mainly in        Vaasa, but also in Turku and   Helsinki.

  How can I apply?

  When selecting students for summer jobs, only                      the applications sent via our website will be considered.

  The application period is 2.1-28.2.2019.

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Please attach your CV and application letter to your profile on our website. In the application letter, you can tell us what kind of summer trainee opportunities you are interested in and in which location you would like to work (Vaasa, Turku or Helsinki). You can also leave a link to your video greeting / CV.

How can I make sure my application has been received? 
When you apply, you create a user account to our Talent Community. You can log in at any time and check or change your information. You can see all the positions you have applied to under "Jobs Applied"

What is the best way to stand out from other applicants? 
The best thing you can do is to make sure you describe your skills and interests on the application letter accurately. Tell us what you are most interested in and what you can offer as an employee.You can also come talk to us at career fairs and discuss the open positions with our managers there.  

What is the best way to attach my video CV?
The recruitment system doesn`t support video files directly as they would take up too much storage space. However, you can attach a link to your CV, cover letter or create a separate document with the video CV link.  

If my information or CV has changed drastically since I sent in my application, can I edit my information?
Yes, you can log in and edit your contact information and the cv/application attachments. 

How can I apply to work in other Wärtsilä countries? 
Summer jobs are arranged locally, so if you want to work abroad, you have to look for open positions in the countries you are interested in. You can search for open positions from all countries here: https://careers.wartsila.com

If I already applied last year, do I have to apply again? 
Yes, you have to send a new application to each specific vacancy. If however, you have applied to a job after September 2018, you can log in and use the same profile. Just remember to make sure your CV, application and contact information are up to date.  

What are my duties during the internship period?

Tasks vary depending on the business line and the department. Your knowledge and interests are also often taken into account. For example the skills of a first year student and a fourth year student are usually different.  You can read stories from former summer trainees from 2016 here

What are the requirements for applicants?
Applicants have to be at least 18 years old and full time students. 

Our values “Energy, Excellence and Excitement” are strengthened by the diversity of our employees. We want to capture opportunities and make things happen, do things better than anyone else in our industry and foster openness, respect and trust to create excitement. Our summer trainees ideally share the above values with us.

As an ideal candidate you also have:

- On-going studies in technical or business study field

- Working fluency in English, both written and spoken

- Office PC tool skills

What does being a full time student mean? 
You can apply if you are a full time student. This means that you are for example graduating from a Finnish high school/ upper secondary school (lukio) this spring or you are studying in a vocational institute, university or in a university of applied sciences. Full time students are usually entitled to student support from Kela.  

What is the application process and selection like?

The selection of the summer trainees is conducted by the hiring managers in each of Wärtsilä Finland's departments. The managers will contact suitable candidates to set up the interviews.

The job interviews will be carried out during February, March and April of 2019.

We will send updates to all applicants latest in the beginning of April 2019.
If you have been invited to an interview, the results will be given in April at the latest. 

Please note that the summer job positions are for students only and there is no relocation costs and/or immigration support available for these positions.

All applications should be sent via our recruitment system. Direct links to application databases:

Summer Power – Business, Economics and Legal

Summer Power – Engineering and Technology

Summer Power – Manufacturing (Blue Collar)

How can I contact you?

Wärtsilä will participate in different student/recruitment fairs in Finland. Check the fairs near your location and come to talk with us.

Further information and questions on summer jobs only via email:

summerpower@wartsila.com Back to Summer Power main page.

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