VTT Summer of Changemakers: Corporate Security Trainee

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 Corporate Security Trainee?

As a trainee, you will work as part of the corporate security team. Our mission is to ensure the continuity of VTT's operations and protect personnel, information, and property in all circumstances.

What would your responsibilities include?

  • performing tasks related to the day-to-day security process
  • development and updating of safety and security instructions
  • a development project related to corporate security
  • other tasks and projects according to your competence and motivation

Who we are looking for?

To succeed in the position, you have following background and skills:

  • interest in working in corporate security related positions
  • you are studying at university / polytechnic in a security degree programme
  • good oral and written skills in Finnish and English

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 also a team player with strong collaboration skills who wants to drive positive impact in the world. As a Trainee in our Corporate Security we also expect you to be reliable, self-imposed and systematic

Why should you join us?

We offer diverse and interesting work tasks as well as the opportunity to be involved in developing practical safety and security processes in an international operating environment. The internship period supports your security studies and professional growth as a security expert.

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?

For more information about the position, you can contact Ilona Sutela, Manager Corporate Security (tel. +358 20722 6709), Ilona.sutela@vtt.fi

The person who is selected for the position, is vetted by a standard security clearance (Act on Security Clearance 726/2014).

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.

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Employment type: Full-time, Fixed-term (summer traineeship)


VTT is one of Europe's leading research organisations, a visionary innovation partner for businesses and society. We bring hope to the world by turning the greatest challenges of our time into sustainable growth with cutting-edge science and technology. We employ a community of over 2000 world-class problem-solvers across fields of science and business. Our turnover and other operating income 258 M€. You can familialise yourself with VTT's research infra from here.

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