Arctic Centre is looking for a trainee in science communication

21.4.2023 8:55

Are you a student interested in Arctic affairs, international activities, and communications? Apply traineeship at the Arctic Centre, University of Lapland!

Position is meant for undergraduate and graduate students (bachelor’s and master’s degree). Traineeship is not limited to any particular field of study. The duration of the traineeship is three months between September-December 2022. A more specific time will be agreed with the selected trainee.

Trainee will become a member of the science communications unit of the Arctic Centre. Tasks relate to science communication, the work of the Arktikum Science Centre and the general activities of the Arctic Centre, including familiarization with current research projects. In this position, the student is able to become acquainted with the activities of the Arctic Centre as an international center for research and science communication and with Arctic issues in general. 

Practical tasks include among other things maintenance of different communication channels and participation in the organization of events (especially Rovaniemi Arctic Spirit Conference in November 2023), visits, and the operation of the science centre. Tasks can also be tailored to the person's special skills or interests. The task requires proficiency in English language and adequate knowledge of the Finnish language. Applicants are expected to have communication and organizational skills and motivation to act as part of our international work community. Internship grant/voucher granted by applicant’s educational institution is considered as an advantage. 

Salary is 1331 euros per month. Tasks generally require physical presence at the Arctic Centre, located in Rovaniemi at the Arktikum House.

Apply traineeship by sending your motivation letter and CV by 12.5.2022 at 1 pm 

Link to the application form: Harjoittelija Arktinen keskus/Trainee Arctic Centre

For additional information about the traineeship please contact head of science communications Markku Heikkilä, Arctic Centre, markku.heikkila(at), 040 4844300 or communications specialist Anne Raja-Hanhela anne.raja-hanhela(at), 040 0391337.