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Welcome to Turku Programme Week 9 (26.02 – 01.03)

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Hello everyone! We have various exciting events for you in our “Welcome to Turku Programme” next week.

If you plan to join us online via your mobile phones, just make sure to download the Microsoft Teams app beforehand for a smooth experience.

📆 Monday, February 26:
📌 Thematic Workshop: Planning for Success – Series, Part 3: Networking and Employment Strategies
⏰ 14:00 – 17:00
📍 International House Turku Hub, Linnankatu 31/Click here to join online
14:00 – 15:30 Workshop: Exploring Volunteering as a Path to Employment.
Join us to chat about how volunteering can help you land a job. Our speaker, Jessica Blackburn, will share some insights from her bachelor’s thesis on this topic.
15:30 – 17:00: Q&A session on using volunteering for networking and integration.

📆 Wednesday, February 28:
📌 Finnish and Swedish Language Practice
⏰ 16:30 – 18:00
📍 International House Turku Hub, Linnankatu 31
Come practice your Finnish or Swedish language skills in a friendly setting with peers and native speakers. We’ll group participants based on their proficiency levels.

📆 Friday, March 1:
📌 Piispisperjantai
⏰ 10:00 – 12:00
📍 SparkUp, 2nd Floor, Tykistökatu 4
Join us for some casual networking with fellow internationals. Stay updated on Turku’s latest news, and enjoy a sweet piispis, coffee, and good company!

📌 Workshop: Understanding the Finnish Job Market
⏰ 14:00 – 16:30
📍 International House Turku Hub, Linnankatu 31/Click here to join online
Join Julia Kaukinen, an executive career strategist with over 20 years of experience in Finland, as she shares insights into the Finnish job market. Julia has been running a successful executive career consulting agency for two decades. She’ll provide tips and advice based on her vast experience.
15:30 – 16:30: After-work coffee/tea and peer support.

For personalized coaching sessions, both in-person and online, please book appointments through Let’s work together to enhance your professional and personal development.

If you have any questions, feel free to call our Welcome to Turku coordinator, Deeana Lehtinen, at +358 406264313.

All our events are free of charge.

Hope to see you there!