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School of Business alumni story: Noora Kinnunen

School of Business alumna Noora Kinnunen found a job in her own field already during her studies with the help of Aalto’s job portal. She encourages students to take advantage of the services at Aalto and for example take part in the Aalto Talent Expo recruiting fair at the end of October.
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Kauppakorkeakoulun alumni Noora Kinnunen

The university surveys the career pathways of its graduated students

The results will help the university to develop its teaching and will also affect its funding. This time, we ask master's graduates from year 2014 and doctoral graduates from 2016 to participate.
Studies, University
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Kaksi mies- ja yksi naisopiskelija seisoo Väre-rakennuksen edessä. Miehillä on polkupyörät.

Alumni Ambassador’s story: Sami Pauni

”I have always grasped the opportunities when facing them – I have not always known where they will take me or whether it is 'the one', but I have gone forward”, says the School of Business Alumni Ambassador Sami Pauni.
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School of Business Alumni Ambassador Sami Pauni

Women of Aalto network seeks to promote equality in society

Proceeds from the Pink Ribbon Gala event in October will be used to support Finnish cancer research.
Cooperation
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Women of Aalto -verkoston kokoontuminen

EIT Festival - 2 October @Aalto

Welcome to the EIT Festival to discover EIT Innovation Communities in Finland!
Research & Art
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Aalto EIT Services Javor

New Master's degree students welcomed into Aalto University School of Business

The alumni of the School of Business took part in welcoming new Master's degree students on their first orientation day.
Cooperation, Studies
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Welcome Evening for new School of Business Master's students. In the picture, there are the panelists (from the left) Jonne Nyberg, Riikka Saari and Elina Kukkonen, and the moderator Heikki Helaniemi.

Satellites and the Electrical Engineering Workshop aroused enthusiasm among jubilee alumni

Alumni who started their studies 50 years ago at the former Helsinki University of Technology convened to celebrate.
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Aalto University / Riemuteekkarit / photo: Linda Koskinen

Yle aims to recruit top talent from the technology and creative sectors and will join forces with Aalto University to expand their cooperation

Yle and Aalto University have reached an agreement on communicating about jobs, traineeships and exciting career paths for the students of Aalto. The Employer Services Key Customer Package will be valid for one year as a first step. 
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YLE-yhteistyö

School of Business Alumni story: Li Xu

Li Xu applied for the Master’s Programme in Information and Service Management at Aalto University School of Business partly due to her job requirement. The studies supported her career, and later also helped her proceed towards her dream job at Valio in China.
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School of Business alumni Li Xu on her motorbike in China.

Alumni Ambassador’s story: Markus Helaniemi

“Thanks to the business studies, I now understand the customers and corporate challenges better and I know how to be of better use to the customers”, says our Alumni Ambassador Markus Helaniemi. “Besides having the business expertise, common knowledge and wide understanding on the world and societal aspects should be emphasized.”
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School of Business Alumni Ambassador Markus Helaniemi

Media Lab alumni: Juan Carlos Vasquez

Juan Carlos Vasquez is a composer, sound artist and researcher who was awarded as the Primus Master in the Aalto ARTS conferment ceremony this summer. He has been an active member of the Media Lab as a student, researcher and lecturer and has accomplished during his years in Aalto more than many of us could even dream of.
Honoured, Research & Art
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arts conferment ceremony

School of Business graduates were invited to celebrate their achievement and to join the alumni community

Organized for the third time, the Masters’ Gala invited the School of Business graduates to celebrate their graduation.
Cooperation
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School of Business Masters' Gala 12.6.2019: participants having conversations with each other at the restaurant Arvo.

Aalto's alumni developed a solution for reducing consumers’ carbon footprint

Colour coding the packaging material of daily consumer goods would facilitate recycling but a cleaner and homogeneous recycling fraction would also enhance the opportunity for waste reuse.
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Kuvassa ylhäältä vasemmalta Ernesto Hartikainen, Nina Borger, Jussi Kallio, Jasmin Järvinen, Rosa Väisänen, Eetu Ahonen ja Erkki Aalto. Kuva: Hanna Wikström/ Aalto-yliopisto

Who should be the next Electrical Engineering Alumnus of the Year?

Submit your suggestion by 20 September 2019
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Aalto University / Matti Alahuhta / photo: Linda Koskinen

School of Business Alumni Stories: Katariina Koskelainen

Katariina Koskelainen studied in the School of Business during the years 2008–2013, leadership and management as her major. She works currently as a Senior Consultant at CIVITTA. We asked Katariina to share her insights on working as a consultant and how to pursue a consulting career.
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School of Business alumna Katariina Koskelainen

Self-taught relationship virtuoso

Karla Nieminen gives courses on relationship skills and networking. She tests her theses in practice, too, because she used to be “so bad” at being social.
Aalto Magazine
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Karla Nieminen. Kuva: Veera Konsti.

Alumni Ambassador's story: Mia Sirkiä

“For me, choosing the major subject was very difficult, as I did not want to delimit any options at the time when I was interested in many things”, reflects Mia Sirkiä, the School of Business Alumni Ambassador. She encourages students in similar situations: ”Think about your own interests and navigate according to those. True passion will lead to prosperity!”
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School of Business Alumni Ambassador Mia Sirkiä

Graduates from the School of Electrical Engineering are happy to offer their expertise to students

At the ELEC Career Café, students at the School of Electrical Engineering had a unique opportunity to meet with business leaders and experts over a cup of coffee.
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Aalto University / Farah Salah at Aalto ELEC Career Café / photo: Linda Koskinen

Alumni Ambassador's story: Miikka Huhta

“I applied to the Aalto University Mentoring Program, and I’m glad I did, since it benefited me a lot!” says the School of Business Alumni Ambassador Miikka Huhta. He emphasizes that the Mentoring Program is a good chance to get peer support from the other mentees.
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School of Business Alumni Ambassador Miikka Huhta

‘Good enough’ is often ‘just fine’

Group mentoring event brings School of Business alumni and students together to talk about matters relating to work.
Cooperation, Studies
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Group Mentoring event at the School of Business 20.3.2019