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Ponsse Einari Vidgrén Foundation Internship application is due Friday

January 29, 2019

Once again, Ponsse and Finlandia University are pleased to announce an exclusive internship position for a Finlandia University student at Ponsse North America in Rhinelander, Wisconsin (approximately two weeks) and Ponsse Plc headquarters in Vieremä, Finland (approximately three weeks). This paid internship will enable the student to learn first-hand about Ponsse, its operations, and the forest industry both here in the USA and in Finland.

Business Ponsse Micah Laban

Micah Laban poses in front of a Ponsse truck. Laban was an intern with Ponsse before accepting a full-time position at their corporate headquarters in Rhinelander, Wisconsin.

“This internship is a great opportunity for a student majoring in marketing, international business or management,” said Kevin Manninen, dean of the International School of Business. “We want to thank Ponsse and the Einari Vidgrén Foundation for making this unique and exciting opportunity possible.”

The internship is available to all International School of Business students, as well as majors from other areas of campus. It is only open to Finlandia students. Previous interns were Micah Laban, Sara Martin, Nathan Junttila and Haley Makela.  Laban currently works in marketing for Ponsse North America in Rhinelander. The ideal candidate will be a junior or senior majoring in international business, marketing, management, or accounting. Qualified candidates in other majors will also be given consideration. The ideal candidate will have excellent academic credentials, demonstrated leadership ability, and the ability to handle the responsibilities of the internship in a professional manner. Finally, the intern will need to be able to work and live in a cross-cultural environment.

Deadline for applying is Friday, February 1 at 5 p.m.

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