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Vaasa, FI Turku, FI Helsinki, FI

Function:  Business Development
Job Category:  Students & Graduates

Summer Power - Business Administration, Development & Design

Wärtsilä is an innovative technology company known for being a forerunner in the Marine and Energy markets. Every day, we – Wärtsilians - put our hearts and minds into turning Wärtsilä's purpose of enabling sustainable societies with smart technology, and our Smart Marine and Energy visions into reality.

We want to transition the world towards a cleaner future. By pushing the boundaries of engineering and technology, we can make it work. Together, we can create new business opportunities and more sustainable future that we can all be proud of.  Want to join the ride?


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 remote opportunities and flexible ways of working.   


Together, we can create a sustainable future that we can all be proud of.  Join the crew this summer!  


In Summer Power - Business Administration, Development & Design we offer general business related, commercial tasks with other non-technical opportunities, such as UX and Service Design. The applicable teams are located either in Support Functions or our two main business areas (Marine Business or Energy Business) in Finland. This category includes for example HR, Business Development, Innovation and Project Management related positions.  



The work offered in Business Administration, Development and Design is guided by the Wärtsilä purpose and our visions of the future. You will work under task related targets, quality standards and guidelines with the support of experienced colleagues. As a trainee you will be in contact with different stakeholders, both internal and external, which is why good communication skills are important. Continuous development and innovation are a part of our culture, so you will also get the chance to help us develop our operations within your responsibility area.  


You will have independent work responsibilities but also support your team in daily work and development of task specific processes. More specific tasks will be determined by your field of study, motivation and the function you are chosen for. Tasks in this category may include things like: data management and control, Business Analytics, process mapping and visualisation, reporting, event and project coordination activities, business modelling, service design as well as assisting with areas like travel arrangements, time sheets, payroll, invoicing and much more!  



We are looking for motivated proactive students with a “can-do” attitude and interest for analytical and operational work. We value team players with the ability to cooperate in a multicultural environment and. 


As an ideal candidate you have: 

  • On-going studies in a relevant field (B.Sc. or M.Sc. in Business Administration, International Business, UX Design, Service Design, HR or equivalent)  
  • Working fluency in English, both written and spoken  
  • Good communication skills (both written and verbal)  
  • A proactive, customer service mindset 
  • Positive change management attitude 
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills  
  • Target and result oriented attitude 
  • Strong skills in basic MS Office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams) 


Seen as a benefit: 

  • Knowledge and/or experience in SAP, M-Files, PowerBI, Qlikview and Success Factors  
  • Additional language skills (Finnish, Swedish or others)  
  • Experience from Data Management or Data Analytics 
  • Being tech savvy in one or more of the mentioned: Figma, Sketch, Canva, Adobe, Miro (or similar) 
  • Understanding or experience in design thinking and visualization of processes  
  • Experience, knowledge or motivation towards establishing business models and potential business cases 
  • Interest in project management and knowledge of PM frameworks (like agile) 
  • The ability to transfer theoretical skills into action



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. 


We Offer:  

  • Flexible ways of working  
  • Real possibilities to develop our practices with your input 
  • Freedom and responsibility over your work with variety of tasks 
  • Team-centric work with support from great colleagues 
  • Organised activities for trainees throughout the summer  
  • Opportunities to be creative and learn about innovation  


Please apply by 28th February 2022. 


Attach your CV and application letter when applying through the system. You can also include a link to your video CV. In the application letter, tell us what kind of opportunities you are interested in, what motivates you and why you would make a great Wärtsilian. Remember to mention knowledge and skills that you can already offer as an employee, including relevant studies and courses.  


Contact person to give further information: 

Please check the Q&A on our Careers site to find answers to your questions.   

Further information & questions on summer jobs via email summerpower@wartsila.com. 


Please note that the summer job positions are for students only. When selecting students for summer jobs, only applications sent through our recruitment system will be considered. 



Last application date: 28/02/2022

At Wärtsilä we value, respect and embrace all our differences, and are committed to diversity, inclusion and equal employment opportunities; everyone can be their true self and succeed based on their job-relevant merits and abilities.

This is Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation, total efficiency and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2020, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.6 billion with approximately 18,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 70 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more:  www.wartsila.com .