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Immigrant career stories in Finland

 

Agriculture and Forestry

Being unemployed makes you lazy
Seasonal worker Malu Kalombo

Urbanite in a rural profession
Seminologist Mihraban Namiq

 

Arts, Culture and Communication

I don’t want to be known as a journalist in just one subject

Journalist–teacher Percy Mashaire

Immigrants have an image

Cultural producer Kitari Mayele

 

Commercial Employment

Born to survive

Vendor Hong Nguyen

The African touch in business

Tradesman Masally Jagne

 

Construction Work

Professional skills reduce prejudice

Construction site foreman Leo Nurminen

 

Craftsmen's Trades

Childhood dreams come true

Dressmaker and businesswoman Daina Rapsa

Design products from recycled materials

Design entrepreneur Adhi Nugraha

 

Health Care

From a pharmacy in the old days to a modern version

Pharmacist Ljudmila Poljanskaja

I am studying and learning to work

Pharmacy employee, sudent Zana Abrashi

If you cannot speak the language, nobody believes you have the skills

Registered nurse Nezal Mohammed Majid

 

Industry

A permanent job in a dairy

Production supervisor Aleksi Larkine

A relaxed work culture allows you to work independently

Project Manager Chris Luymes

Ten rules for immigrants

Plate welder Vadim Viazov

Working and studying for the better future

Cleaner and evening class student David Osagie

 

Information and Communication Technology (ICT)

Working in a multicultural company suits this particular foreigner

Computer programmer Matthew Fitzsimons

 

Office Work

I organise – I love organising

Secretary Nathalie Alt-Antskog

I study and prepare for organisational changes

Office secretary Rahmie Özcan

 

Safety and Security

Security know-how from Finland’s neighbouring country

Security guard Andrus Tartu

 

Service Industries

A change of life

Cleaner Satu Jesenko

I like to be doing things and having lots to do

Hairdresser Precious Toppari

Quiet life and the competition is less fierce

Restaurateur Xian Zhi Jia

 

Social Services

Children can be damaged following in the footsteps of immigrants

School counsellor Abdulkadir Isak

Getting help through an interpreter is a human right

Interpreter and Interpreting Centre manager Bahar Manuchar

 

Teaching and Education

One’s own background helps in teaching

Teacher Niina Utso

Spanish through games

Nursery school teacher Marina Santiago

 

The Natural Sciences

A scientist in the business world

Senior specialist in bioinformatics Stephen Rudd

 

Transport and Logistics

From research to sorting the post

Mail sorting clerk Corina Ristolainen

You need patience on bus

Bus driver Mahen Galpotthawela

 

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Last Updated 06/11/2009 | To page top

Job descriptions

Short descriptions of various jobs and links to relevant education.