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Sara Martin with the owner of Ponsse and fellow employees during her internship
January 26, 2018

Ponsse Einari Vidgrén Foundation Internship application period is now open

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 

April 11, 2017

Business students compete in project management competition

Team SISU (from right to left): Paul Porras (team mentor), Andrew Martin, Sara Martin, Katelyn Anderson, Ginger Connin (team mentor), Jenna Ollanketo, Schwartzen Jarmond.

Throughout the spring 2017 semester, a group of Finlandia University business students competed in THEProject, a collegiate project management competition sponsored by the Western Michigan Chapter of the Project Management Institute (WMPMI). This is the third straight year that FinnU has participated in the event. This year’s assignment was to develop a project [...]

March 6, 2017

Relive #FinnUSpringBreak Snapchat Takeover

Finlandia University students escaped the blowing snow of the Upper Peninsula this past week on spring break and invited you to tag along. Through efforts of the Marketing and Communications department at Finlandia, nine students were selected to take over the university’s Snapchat account to show viewers what unique things they were up to during break.

To add FinlandiaU on Snapchat open the Snapchat app, swipe down on the home screen and tap “Add Friends.” From there simply enter FinlandiaU [...]

February 28, 2017

Finlandia honors 117 for academic achievement during fall semester

Finlandia University is proud to announce its Fall 2016 semester Dean’s and Honors List Students. In total 117 students earned honors, including 63 who earned Dean’s List honors for having a Grade Point Average of 3.75 or above.

Nursing student Nathan Meyette works on an IV during a clinical session. Meyette is one of 63 students to have earned a spot on the Dean’s List for having a GPA above 3.75 during the fall 2016 semester.

To be eligible for [...]

January 11, 2017

Ponsse Einari Vidgrén Foundation Internship application period is now open

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 [...]

October 21, 2016

Presentation: Sara Martin on International Internship Experience

The 2016 Einari Vidgren Foundation PONSSE internship recipient, Sara Martin, will give a presentation on her internship

Friday, October 21 at 11:15 in Jutila 324

Last spring Sara spent two weeks at PONSSE North America in Rhinelander, Wisconsin followed by another three weeks at the company headquarters in Vieremä, Finland.

Here is a link to an article on Sara’s internship that appeared in the Ponsse company newsletter, http://www.finlandia.edu/news/sara-martin-highlighted-ponsse/.

June 9, 2016

Sara Martin highlighted in Ponsse Network Bulletin

Finlandia University is proud to have once again have a student from the International School of Business interning with Ponsse Corporation in Finland. This year’s intern is junior Sara Martin, a business management major who also plays on Finlandia’s hockey team and serves on Student Senate.

In 2015 Finlandia University senior Micah Laban was the first Finlandia student to intern with the Finnish company. Read Laban’s story in the Ponsse Network Bulletin from last [...]

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