VTT Summer of Changemakers: Market Analyst 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 Market Analyst Trainee, Strategy and Business Intelligence?

Business Intelligence Services (BI) as part of VTT Strategy and Business Intelligence team help VTT gain deep data and insights into their processes and their decision-making with market analysis. To be clear, Business Intelligence Services is coordinating the external information flow and analysis, such as trends, industry news and market data.

You will work closely with your team members as well as internal stakeholders to develop and implement Business Intelligence processes and to spot opportunities on field business environment and foresight understanding.

What would your responsibilities include?

In this position, you get to learn about megatrends, trends, weak signals, macroeconomics, market conditions and data gathering process, data-analysis and market analysis by taking part in team services and projects.

Who we are looking for?

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

  • relevant master’s level studies (e.g. data science, information management, futures studies, business, economics, marketing, engineering)
  • some data, analytics or marketing related work experience (internships or summer jobs)
  • strong interest to work with data, analysis, multichannel and omnichannel discussions and also together with people
  • good Powerpoint and Excel skills and experience with processing large datasets and combining different databases
  • good oral and written Finnish and English skills

We are looking for a data lover, who is comfortable with heavy information flow, multichannel and omnichannel flow, data handling, analysis and report building. You are a curious and analytical 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.

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 Strategy and Business Intelligence 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?

For more information about the position, you can contact Sonja Martikainen, Head of Business Intelligence (tel. +358 50 598 9778) on 13.1 between 11-12 or 1.2 between 14-15.

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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