VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
Let’s make science work for hope next summer! – VTT Summer of Changemakers traineeships
Let’s face it, 2020 was a mess. But this summer, we can make a change for the better. Join a community of world-class problem solvers, tackling the greatest challenges of our time. Together, we can turn these challenging times into a hopeful future. Apply now for the VTT Summer of Changemakers traineeships.
Do you want to start changing the world for the better next summer? Are you all about science and technology or passionate about business and people? Would you like to develop your skills and use them to tackle the greatest challenges of our time?
VTT Summer of Changemakers 2021 is looking for you. We offer over 30 truly meaningful summer traineeships, where you get to challenge yourself and build your career in a community of brilliant minds. We are one of Europe’s leading research organisations. We turn global challenges – from climate change and resource sufficiency to industrial renewal and smart healthcare – into sustainable growth with the latest and best tools of science and technology. Now, we are looking for passionate changemakers – you – to join us as summer trainees.
Do you want to be the next VTT Sales Trainee?
We are a team of 40 sales professionals, bringing latest technological advancements to companies they bring value to. We work in close collaboration with world leading researchers in VTT to create impact on businesses and wider economy by addressing some of the greatest challenges world is facing today.
What would your responsibilities include?
As a Sales Trainee, your tasks and responsibilities consist of the following:
- Supporting individual sales cases
- Helping in sales lead validation
- Screening potential target customers from available data
- Contacting our domestic and international customers, in selected cases
Who we are looking for?
We appreciate the following skills and backgrounds:
- Minimum Bachelor level studies in economics or a related field
- Some work experience
- Good understanding of how society works and the role of businesses in creating wellbeing
The ideal VTT Changemaker is a curious mind, who is eager to develop and take on new challenges. We appreciate ambition and willingness to learn over having all the answers or skills ready when you start. You are passionate about solving some of the greatest challenges the globe is facing (climate change, sustainability, recycling, future of food…) and you want to create impact in society. You are also passionate about putting some of the commercial/economic theories into practice. And of course, driven by results.
Why should you join us?
We promise meaningful projects, where you get to take on real responsibility: helping our community thrive as part of our sales team. You’ll be supported and encouraged every step of the way by your team, learning from the top experts in your field. And you’ll get to discover our community of over 2000 experts representing more than 40 nationalities working across cutting-edge fields of science and technology.
All VTT Summer of Changemakers traineeships are paid and the duration is usually between 3 and 6 months. The exact starting date can be discussed. Positions are filled as soon as we find the right candidate.
Please read more of VTT Summer of Changemakers from here: https://www.vttresearch.com/en/summer-changemakers
Interested and want to hear more?
Come, curious minds and clever changemakers! Prepare your CV and cover letter, and send in your application by 7th February. Let’s change the world for the better next summer.