Senior marketing major Kyle Niemi stopped by Finlandia Fridays this week to discuss his internship with Finnish mobile mentoring company Mesensei. Tuukka Ylälahti, the creator of Mesensei, was in an earlier episode this season, where he previewed the app and his inspiration behind it.
All local high school and college students interested in business invited to day of speakers, networking and activities
Finlandia University’s chapter of Business Professionals of America is hosting Business Professionals of America Day on Wednesday, February 14 with a full day of activities for Upper Peninsula high school and college students.
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.
“This internship is a great opportunity for a student majoring in marketing, international business or management,” said
Tuukka Ylälahti stopped by Finlandia Fridays this week to talk about his revolutionary new app Mesensei. Ylälahti is the co-founder of Mesensei, a startup company working on “mentorship programs in support of learning, entrepreneurship and social inclusion.” The program and Ylälahti have visited various universities in America to see how the program would do in the American market. With close ties to Finland, Finlandia seemed like the obvious choice to lay some ground work.
Finlandia University’s mobile mentoring project with Finnish app developer Mesensei will kick off with a workshop on Wednesday, October 25 from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Finnish American Heritage Center. This event is free and open to the public. The workshop will provide insight on the different uses of mentorship in support of teaching, career services, alumni relations, and fundraising, based on case studies and experiences from Europe, Asia and Canada.
Beginning in November, Finlandia students and alumni will be participating in an innovative pilot-project utilizing a mobile mentoring application developed by the Helsinki-based Mesensei – a leader in education technology. The project is expected to last three months during which time between 20-40 student-mentor pairs will utilize the application and give feedback on its features and usability as a mobile mentoring platform.
Mesensei co-founder and CEO Tuukka Ylälahti and co-founder and board chair Eeva-Liisa Ylälahti will be coming to [...]
Finlandia University has long been known for delivering an extraordinary amount of attention to each student it welcomes to campus. During the 2016-17 academic year that shown through with an average class size of 11 students.
Micah Laban, a 2015 graduate, poses in the Ponsse factory for a photo during his internship in Finland.
Note: This scholarship has been claimed for the 2017 year. Senior Nathan Junttila is this year’s intern. It is hoped the application will be opened up once again in either late 2017 or early 2018. Subscribe to Finlandia’s Campus News to be among the first to find out.
Once again, Ponsse and Finlandia University are pleased to announce an internship position for [...]
Kirsten Berg, an accounting major from Hancock, is looking forward to completing her BBA this fall semester. Although she is still busy finishing her courses, she has already found employment with the Michigan Tech Employees Federal Credit Union in Houghton. Kirsten has accepted a job as an accountant and will be following a career path to transition into the Manager of Accounting and Finance for the MTEFCU.
Soon-to-be graduate Kirsten Berg has already found employment as an [...]