The Aalto University student union is looking for a sustainable development intern

The Aalto University student union is a dynamic service and advocacy organisation that represents 14,000 students. Now you have a chance to test your skills with us!

AYY is looking for an intern for May and June for developing the student union’s operation from the perspective of ecological sustainability. The tasks include:

  • Participating in the assessment of the carbon footprint of AYY’s operation
  • Creating environmentally responsible internal instructions
  • Planning training related to the subject

Who is eligible?

It is important that the internship is part of the intern’s studies. We pay a salary based on the collective labour agreement for the internship (€1,425.95 / month) and hope that the intern is eligible for the internship support granted by their university.

More information about internship support for Aalto University students is available here:

Students of other universities may also apply for the internship.

Time of the internship

The internship will last for two months and will preferably begin as soon as possible at the beginning of May. The internship may also be implemented as part-time work while studying.

We expect from interns

  • Motivation to create the best student life in the world in the Aalto community
  • Ability to see the big picture
  • Good interactive skills
  • A positive attitude to the development of operations and teamwork
  • Fluent oral and written skills in Finnish or English

Extra assets

  • Studies and working experience related to sustainable development
  • Oral and written skills in the Swedish language

Application process

We will hire the intern as soon as a suitable applicant is found, so act quickly! Send your application and CV to [email protected] soon, no later than 22 April 2019.

For more information about the job, contact

advocacy expert Rosa Väisänen, tel. 050 527 2401 rosa.vaisanen(a)

The Aalto University student union AYY is an advocacy and service organisation of about 14,000 students. AYY employs about 40 people overall, and there are hundreds of volunteers and organisations operating within it. Providing affordable student housing near places of study is one of AYY’s key member services. AYY has about 2,500 apartments available for rent to AYY members. As a working environment, AYY is youthful and extremely flexible. AYY emphasises equality and diversity in its operation. We hope to get applicants from different backgrounds.

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