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What is TEK?

TEK is a trade union for academic engineers and architects in Finland.

In Finland, trade unions work closely with the employers’ organisations to ensure that the Finnish market is open, fair and competitive. On a personal level, this means that we negotiate the framework for employment conditions and salaries on your behalf, to make sure you have the optimal working conditions needed to succeed.

We are a professional organisation that supports you in your career. By becoming a member, you will have access to our experts, who can advise you on any issues regarding your work life in Finland. Through our services, we will help you make informed choices in all aspects of your career, from how to get your foot in the market to navigating Finnish work life.

Get to know our services in more detail below.

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Services and benefits

As a TEK member you have access to the best tools for building your career, as well as valuable benefits!

Employment and law

Job search and career

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Work life in Finland

Wellbeing

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Get to know all services and benefits

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How can we best serve you?

We offer a wide range of membership services to support you at different stages in your career. 

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If you're not yet a TEK member, join now!

Latest news and blogs

Jyväskylän teekkarikaste 2022
Students
| News article

New engineering student traditions were created in Jyväskylä and Turku

At the first dipping (teekkarikaste) of engineering students at the University of Jyväskylä, a row of freshmen waded in the waters of Lake Jyväsjärvi up to their chests. In Turku, the new tradition is river-dipping.
TuKoKe-kilpailun pääsarjan voittajat 2022
Students
| News article

TuKoKe winners investigated cancer treatment and digital pricing

The level of participants in this year's TuKoKe science competition was high. Children and young people met at the final event of the competition in Espoo in early April.
opiskelijoita kahvilassa
Society
| News article

TEK is a partner of Helsinki Pride 2022

The Helsinki Pride Week celebrating equality and the rainbow community is held 27.6.-3.7.2022. This is TEK’s third prideful Pride, because TEK wants to be a part of building a better working life for everyone.
Mies seisoo kuvassa kalenterin edessä.
Legal
| News article

Changing jobs requires precision

The lawyers of TEK are often asked questions about changing jobs. There are many things that need to be considered in these situations.
Ryhmäkuva TEKin opiskelijayhdyshenkilöistä
Organisation
| News article

TEK's student liaisons are vital

TEK's student liaisons, in Finnish opiskelijayhdyshenkilöt or tykit, advise students, support student events and recruit thousands of new members to the organization every year.
Lakiasiantuntija, asiakas, lakipalvelu, toimisto
Organisation
| News article

Your shop steward is a membership benefit

A shop steward represents you at your workplace, for example in local agreements and in negotiations on changes. They also provide personal support and advice.
teekkarilakki vuodelta 1904
Students
| News article

With or without a tassel?

The tassel is a big bone of contention in the history of the engineering students’ cap (teekkarilakki).
ihmisiä hallissa
Work life
| News article

Earnings of entrepreneur members increased

The median annual income of TEK's full-time entrepreneur members was 60,000 euros last year. In the previous year, the figure was 53,500 euros. Part-time entrepreneurs also earned more than before.
TEKin hallituksen puheenjohtaja Mari-Leena Talvitie
Organisation
| Blog post

A new era for Europe

Although we hope it will be brief, the war will have far-reaching consequences.