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.

Application period is 2.12.2019 - 14.2.2020!


Spend your best summer yet at UPM Global Functions

UPM summer jobs offer you a fascinating and challenging field of work and an opportunity to utilise the skills you have acquired during your studies. This is a great opportunity for exploring whether UPM could be your future employer on a more permanent basis. It can also help you find out which part of UPM's diverse operations suits you best. Identifying your specific area of interest may prove helpful when planning the rest of your studies.

We hire approximately 1000 summer employees across Finland. Most of those are located at our production facilities, where fluent Finnish is essential. In our Global Functions however, we have positions that suit English speakers. You can find these by searching our site with all positions and typing “English” in the search box. It will always be disclosed in the job description if Finnish language is needed in that specific position.

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 us in building expertise in bio- and forest industry and spend memorable summer at UPM.

Don’t hesitate, browse available positions and leave your application from the link below. 


Summer jobs in Finland



  1. Check out our  summer job offering. 
  2. Read the job description carefully and prepare attachments needed for your application (CV, Cover/application letter). Describe in your cover letter how you fulfill the requirements for the job in question.
  3. You are requested to create a profile while submitting your first application. Make use of that as it makes applying to other positions easier.
  4. Apply as soon as you can. We are going through the applications with recruiting managers already during the application period.
  5. Done! You will receive a confirmation email after submitting every application.

Questions abuot the application process? Get in touch with us: or +358204146600.

After the application period

  1. We will send an invitation for a video- or face to face interview to the email address provided in your application if your application seems like a good match for the position.
    We may also try to reach you by phone from the number provided in the application.
  2. Usually the interviews take place from March onwards but do not be surprised if we contact you earlier.
  3. We will make decisions and notify all applicants of the results as soon as possible. If you were not selected this time, we will save your applicant profile and may be in touch regarding similar positions you applied for. Please also keep an eye on our open positions!

Questions abuot the application process? Get in touch with us: or +358204146600.

Start of your UPM Summer

  1. Most of our summer positions start in May, but you may also start at other times.
  2. You have received an information package regarding you summer job at UPM. It has been sent to the email you have provided in your application. Please read it carefully and act upon instructions in a timely manner.
  3. Your summer at UPM begins with signing a contract and getting thorough onboarding and introduction to the job. Welcome to UPM!
  4. After your summer job is over, you will receive a work certificate.

Questions abuot the application process? Get in touch with us: or +358204146600.


Get to know our summer trainees