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TEK is the largest organisation for academic engineers and architects in Finland, with a professional community of 70,000 women and men. We are an organisation that will accompany you throughout your career, from the beginning of your studies through all stages of developing your career. We provide career services, legal services and salary counselling to our members. Click here to join as a member!

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Where to find information on COVID-19 and its impact on work

The coronavirus or COVID-19 has led to many dramatic changes, which may have a direct impact on your work. Here you can find sources of reliable information, which will help you make informed choices.

Lay-offs – here's how it works

Here we have collected basic information on lay-offs and the temporary changes that the pandemic has caused to legislation and collective agreements concerning the laying off process.

There are two job markets for recent graduates

The employment prospects of Finnish and international students look very different at the moment of graduation. The lack of contacts is a major barrier for the employment of international students.

Immigrants more likely to become unemployed due to COVID-19

Highly educated immigrants may also be in a tough position. Losing your job causes worry about the continuity of the residence or work permits, in addition to other problems.

Shähla Idikut won with her research on UVB-treated bacteria

Shähla Idikut, 19, combined genetics and microbiology in her awarded research. She shared the first prize of the TuKoKe science contest for young people with Valtteri Aurela.

The finalists for the Finnish Engineering Award are here

TEK and TFiF will reward the best creative idea with 30 000 euros.