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Vaasa, FI Turku, FI Helsinki, FI

Function:  Legal
Job Category:  Students & Graduates

Summer Power - Legal

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 technical, business and legal 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 – Legal, trainee opportunities are within either our legal teams in Energy Business or Marine Business or support functions where legal background is seen as beneficial. 



In the legal affairs team, you will be working with colleagues in Wärtsilä`s is global organization. In your role as a legal trainee, you will focus on international transactions and contract law while supporting your colleagues in your team`s daily tasks. Thus, we expect that your interest lies in the field of international trade and that you have commercial awareness.  


More specific tasks will be determined based on your interests, experience and studies.  


For the Summer Power campaign, we are recruiting trainees for instance to positions in the following functions: 

  • Marine Power: Global Trade Compliance & Management  
  • Energy Business: Legal Affairs   
  • Energy Business: Construction & Commissioning Services (site assignments)  


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.  



We are looking for motivated, energetic students with a “can-do” attitude. We value team players and the ability to cooperate in a multicultural environment.  


As an ideal candidate you have:

  • On-going studies in a relevant field (Master of Laws or equivalent)  
  • Systematic and proactive way of working 
  • Working fluency in English, both written and spoken  
  • Good communication and teamwork skills 
  • Good eye for detail and commercial awareness 
  • 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.  


Seen as a benefit:  

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


We Offer:  

  • Flexible ways of working  
  • True learning opportunities and ways to challenge yourself in a global environment 
  • An international working environment with the best colleagues you could ask for! 
  • Team-centric work with continues support  
  • Possibilities to develop our practices with your input 
  • Organised activities for trainees throughout the summer  


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 relevant 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 at www.wartsila.com.