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Helsinki, FI Vaasa, FI Vaasa, FI Turku, FI Vaasa, FI

Function:  Legal
Job Category:  Students & Graduates

Summer Power: Legal & Compliance



Would you like to work in a company which values you, supports your growth and focuses on innovation & sustainability? Welcome to Wärtsilä!


We are hiring +500 students from all technical and business fields to work with us in different positions, located in Vaasa, Helsinki and Turku with hybrid opportunities and flexible ways of working. 


We are always on the lookout for talents that share our values on decarbonisation and drive to develop

– want to join the ride this summer?


In Summer Power – Legal & Compliance, trainee opportunities are within either our legal and compliance teams in Energy Business or Marine Business or support functions where legal background is seen beneficial.




Depending on the team, your tasks may include things like supporting tasks in daily activities, legal research, drafting and renewing international contracts, supporting in site assignments, administrating external resources, and cooperating with both internal and external stakeholders. Our legal trainees will have high focus on international transactions and contract law, so we expect that your interest lies in these areas. More specific tasks will be determined based on your interests, experience, and studies.


For the Summer Power campaign, we are recruiting trainees for the following areas:


  • Marine Legal & Compliance: Global Trade Compliance & Management
  • Marine Legal & Compliance: Europe teams
  • Marine Legal & Compliance: Sourcing & Training
  • Energy Business: Legal Affairs
  • Energy Business: Construction & Commissioning Services (site assignments)



We are looking for motivated, curious and solution focused students that share our ambitions towards decarbonisation and making a difference. We value team players with the ability to cooperate in an environment that supports diversity and inclusion.


As an ideal candidate you have

  • On-going studies in a relevant field (Master of Laws or equivalent)
    • For positions in our legal teams, law students at the end of their studies (3+ years) are preferred
  • Systematic and proactive way of working
  • Working fluency in English, both written and spoken
  • Good eye for detail and commercial awareness
  • Good communication and teamwork skills
  • Ability to pick up large pieces of information from different sources.


Some of the positions may have Finnish or Swedish as language requirements, so please remember to mention your language skills and proficiency levels in your CV.


Also seen as a benefit:

  • Knowledge and/or experience in international transactions and contract law
  • Additional language skills
  • Knowledge of Finnish taxation
  • Skills in documentation, documentation management or stakeholder communication


We Offer:  

  • An inclusive working community where you can be your true self
  • A way to make a difference. Innovation and sustainability are important for us.
  • Ways to challenge yourself in a global environment
  • Organised activities for trainees throughout the summer
  • Support for your professional growth. We believe in continuous learning & teamwork.


Please apply by 28th February 2023 through our recruitment system.


To ensure a fair and equal compensation for all selected trainees, the salary for each trainee (monthly salaries) is set based on the level of studies and number of acquired study credits. The salary range is 1 825€ - 2 535€/month depending on the above given factors.  


Please check the Q&A on our Summer Power site to find answers to your questions.  Further information & questions on summer jobs via email


Please note that the summer job positions are for students only.



This is Wärtsilä 

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