Julkaistu 04.05.2023


Internship opportunity at UN Global Compact Finland Programmes Team

Apply for the position of Programmes Intern at UN Global Compact Finland no later than 28 May 2023.

Do you want to be involved in activating a diverse network of businesses to advance sustainable development? UN Global Compact Network Finland is looking for a Programmes Intern to support our programme development and delivery. 


The Programmes Intern is responsible for supporting the coordination and management of accelerator and other programmes on various sustainability topics (eg. climate, nature, and social responsibility). Your tasks include, for example, project management, event and workshop production, communications and other administrative tasks related to programme coordination.

In this position, you will have the opportunity to participate in developing our sustainability accelerator programmes and delivering successful learning experiences to participating companies under the guidance of UN Global Compact Network Finland programme leads. The tasks related to this position may be adjusted based on your interests.

This position includes cooperation with the UN Global Compact headquarters and other local networks in the Nordic countries and around the world. You will gain a unique perspective and networking opportunities with Finnish companies and various corporate responsibility professionals.



  • Passion for corporate responsibility topics, such as climate, nature, and social responsibility
  • Professional proficiency in English
  • Motivation for project management and administrative tasks
  • Strong interpersonal and collaborative skills
  • University / University of Applied Sciences student or recent graduate

We appreciate:

  • Proactive attitude
  • Organizational skills 
  • Some experience in communications, project management and/or event and workshop production

You will join our small and efficient team at our office in central Helsinki.

The internship will start in mid-August – early September 2023 depending on your availability.

The employment relationship is fixed term for 3–6 months including a 1-month trial period. We will give priority to applicants who are entitled to receive financial support from their university for the internship. This is a paid internship opportunity (1500 EUR per month).

UN Global Compact Network Finland is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment. We recruit and employ staff regardless of gender identity, sexual orientation, cultural backgrounds, or disabilities. 

Please send your application and CV no later than May 28, 2023 to info@globalcompact.fi. In your application, please indicate when and for how long you are available. Additionally, please let us know if you are entitled to receive financial support from your university for the internship period (harjoittelutuki).

Interviews will be held during the first weeks of June. We will inform all applicants on the status of their application by 30 June.

For more information please call Marja Innanen, Executive Director, +358 50 471 7314.


As a special initiative of the UN Secretary-General, the United Nations Global Compact is a call to companies everywhere to align their operations and strategies with ten universal principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption, and to take action in support of UN goals. With more than 18,000 companies and 3,000 non-business signatories based in over 160 countries, and 69 Local Networks, it is the largest corporate sustainability initiative in the world.

For more information, visit our global website at unglobalcompact.org and UN Global Compact Finland website at globalcompact.fi