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Career Services follows the careers of University of Helsinki graduates.

Career monitoring reports

Career Services monitors the placement of graduates of the University of Helsinki with regular career placement reports. The monitoring takes place every year, five years after the completion of one’s degree for master’s degrees, and two to three years for doctoral degrees.

Master's level graduates and graduates of pharmacy and early childhood education
 

Career monitoring 2018: University of Helsinki career monitoring report – master’s graduates of 2003 – 2013

  • Basic information on the career monitoring surveys of Finnish universities
  • Report description
  • Support for the analysis: Basic information on the development of the academic job market in the 2000s
  • Results of career-tracking surveys of the University of Helsinki’s master’s graduates in 2003–2013:
    - Respondents to career-tracking surveys
    - Job market situation of 2013 graduates five years after graduation
    - Key figures on graduates five years after graduation (career overview, entrepreneurship,unemployment)
    - Correlation between education and employment (education requirements, satisfaction with degree)
    - Factors affecting employment and professional skills needs

Note! Faculty-specific reports.
 

Master's level graduates: Career monitoring report 2017-2018 contains:

  • Basic information about the career monitoring surveys of universities in Finland
  • Support for analysis: Key figures about the development of the labor market situation of higher degree holders since 2000
  • University of Helsinki career monitoring report: Master's level graduates and graduates of pharmacy and early childhood education, 2003–2012 graduates:
    - Career monitoring survey respondents
    - The labor market situation of 2012 graduates 5 years after graduation
    - Key figures –  5 years after graduation (career picture, entrepreneurship, unemployment)
    - Graduates' work and education correspondence (work-education match, satisfaction with degree).
    - Factors affecting employment and skills requirements of work.

Master's level graduates: Career monitoring report 2016 contains:

  • Basic information about the career monitoring survey and development of reporting on career monitoring at the University of Helsinki 2016–17
  • Support for analysis: Key figures about the development of the labour market situation of higher degree holders since 2000
  • University of Helsinki career monitoring report. Master's level graduates and graduates of pharmacy and early childhood education, 2003–2011.

The 2014 survey for University of Helsinki’s graduates of 2009 in comparison with the 2012 survey for graduates of 2007: results

Doctoral graduates
 

Career monitoring 2018: University of Helsinki career monitoring report – doctoral graduates of 2004-2015

  • Basic information on the career monitoring surveys of Finnish universities
  • Support for the analysis: Basic information on the development of the academic job market since 2000
  • Report description
  • Results of career monitoring surveys of the University of Helsinki’s doctoral graduates in 2004–2015:
    - Respondents to career monitoring surveys
    - Job market situation of 2015 graduates three years after graduation
    - Correlation between education and employment (education requirements, satisfaction with degree)
    - Factors affecting employment and professional skills needs
    - Special theme: Researchers on the job market (graduates with research as their primary employment function)

Doctoral graduates: Career monitoring report 2017 - 2018 contains:

  • Basic information on university career monitoring surveys
  • Support for analysis: basic information on labour market trends for the higher education graduates in the 2000s
  • Career monitoring survey results for doctoral graduates of the University of Helsinki Doctoral graduates in 2004–2014
    - Labour market situation three years after graduation
    - Correspondence between work and degree among the doctoral graduates 
    - Doctoral education: motivation, financing, satisfaction
    - Skills required of doctoral graduates in employment
    - Significance of a doctoral degree in the labour market

All reports are available in Finnish.

Privacy policy of career monitoring surveys

Privacy policy of career monitoring surveys.

Töissä.fi - what do graduates from higher education do?

On Töissä.fi website you'll find information about the working life of graduates from the Universities and the Universities of Applied Sciences.

Töissä.fi offers statistical information about jobs, professions, incomes and more. The site also has hundreds of stories written by professionals in many different fields, that give students idea about the working life: what kind of skills are needed, what kind of tasks typical workday is made of, how to apply jobs etc.

LinkedIn offers a lot of information about graduates of the University of Helsinki. On the LinkedIn page of the University of Helsinki you’ll find more than 70,000 profiles of alumni and students.

You can look at profiles of alumni using either ready-made categories such as residence, employer, field of employment, studies, skills, or typing search words in the search field.