Summer jobs

New skills, valuable work experience, and a vantage point in the rapidly changing biofore industry. A summer job at UPM offers exciting opportunities.


Spend your best summer yet at UPM


Be the future

UPM offers about 1000 summer jobs in various locations in Finland. Most of these are at our production facilities, where fluent Finnish is essential. In our Global Functions you can also work in English. 95% of last year’s summer workers recommend UPM as an employer. In fact, many of our summer workers return to our professional community the following year.

Join our team and become a pioneer of the biofore industry! ​

Summer jobs in Global Functions

We offer various jobs for English speakers in our global functions. Summer jobs at our production facilities require fluent Finnish and you can view them on our Finnish website.

Global functions support our businesses all over the world. We value applicants who have positive and energetic attitude as well as self-initiative and sense of responsibility. In these positions excellent English skills are a prerequisite and other language skills are regarded as an asset. Tasks are diverse and challenging and we are mainly looking for higher degree students of relevant fields of studies.

Below you can find some examples of summer jobs available in global functions. The more detailed descriptions are examples as many functions have a need for more than one summer trainees and the exact job descriptions might vary as the work situation in the team changes.


Application time for summer jobs 2019 has now ended.  Our aim is to make the selections soon!





How it goes

  1. Get to know the available summer jobs.
  2. Apply via the link below. Fill in the application form carefully. You can also attach your CV or other attachments. If you want, you can create a candidate profile after completing your application.
  3. Done! You will receive a confirmation email after submitting the application. Your application form is only visible to us and you cannot edit it afterwards.
  4. Please wait patiently while the applications are processed in the units by supervisors and local HRs.
  5. We will invite you to an interview if your application seems like a good match for the position. Usually the interviews take place from March onwards but in some locations (e.g. Biocomposites) the applications are processed already during the application period.
  6. We will notify all applicants of the results as soon as possible. If you were not selected this time, we will save your applicant profile in case you created one. Keep an eye on our open positions!
  7. Got a summer job? Congratulations! Most of our summer positions start in May, but both earlier and later starting times are possible.
  8. Your summer at UPM begins with signing a contract and getting introduced to the job. Welcome!
Questions about the application process? Get in touch with us: or +358204146600