Traineeship at Statistics Finland

Every year over twenty new trainees start working at Statistics Finland. Traineeship is a good way to get to know Statistics Finland's career opportunities before graduation. Many employees of Statistics Finland are, in fact, former undergraduate trainees.

Apply for a training position

Once a year we open up a more extensive application for undergraduate trainees to select the trainees for the coming summer. The application procedure typically opens in December to January and traineeships are applied for in the service, as are our other jobs.

Take a look at our open tasks ( See the applicant's instructions Set up a job search alert (requires a user account)

Thesis cooperation

Every year, several of Statistics Finland's undergraduate trainees also prepare their graduate theses in connection with their traineeship.

You can contact Statistics Finland's experts directly about possible thesis cooperation or send a message to

We can forward your message to the right person if in your message you describe your studies and the subjects of the thesis that interest you. At the same time, it is advisable to submit an open application to so that your potential future traineeship instructor can get a look at your study and work background: an open application.

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