Tanja Makkonen
Dean's Unit of the School of Business

Tanja Makkonen

Senior Manager, Career Services

Contact information

Postal address
Ekonominaukio 1, Espoo


My responsibilities include planning, implementing and developing the Career Services. Development of services is based on knowing the customers and their needs.

Management of the communications and marketing, content development , 5 year career monitoring survey (Aarresaari collaboration) and 1 year placement survey, training and career events, domestic and international internship programs, mentoring related responsibilities and personal career guidance and counselling to students.

A lot of collaboration with different stakeholders in everything I do (employers, universities, alumni, unions, student unions etc.). Also recruiting staff to our unit & guiding interns.


Founded in 1991, Career Services at the School of Business was the first of its kind in Finland.

Career Services at Aalto University School of Business are based on long-term and diverse corporate relations and tight connections with our students. Career Services is part of External Relations team in Aalto University School of Business with Corporate Relations, Alumni Relations and Strategic Events.


Education: Master of Arts in Education, University of Jyväskylä

Areas of expertise

Opiskelijarekrytointi Ura- ja rekrytointipalvelut Korkeakouluharjoittelu työnhakuprosessien ohjaus Aalto CareerWeb CareerWeb Opiskelijoidet työelämävalmiudet Opiskelijoiden työllistyminen Opiskelijoiden/vastavalmistuneiden työllistyminen Työnhaun koulutukset Työnhaku- ja uraneuvonta Mentorointi Uraseuranta Valmistuneiden sijoittumistilastot opiskelijaviestintä Ulkomaan harjoittelun apurahat CV-klinikka Student recruitment Career development surveys Career Services