CHEM Career Forum

CHEM Career Forum is an annual career and recruitment event for students and employers in the field of chemical engineering. Welcome to the next CHEM Career Forum at Dipoli on Monday 16 December 2019!
Aalto University/CHEM Urafoorumi

Employers, come and meet your future employees!

CHEM Career Forum gives you a chance to meet the school’s young talents and tell them about career opportunities in your company. This event is an excellent forum to start looking for summer job applicants. At the same time you can network with the school's professors, researchers and management.

The information on this page regards to CHEM Career Forum 2018. The next event will take place on 16th Dec 2019 and the information will be updated in autumn 2019.

The event is free of charge. Use the opportunity and sign up your company by filling in the registration form. Registration closes on 16th of November 2018.

Students, come and meet your future employers!

We recommend that students start looking for employment options from the very start of their studies. Planning your career path requires getting information, mapping out opportunities and networking.

CHEM Career Forum opens doors to summer jobs and internships. At the event, you can talk to representatives of employers in all fields related to chemical technology at the employers' own stands. Introduce yourself, talk about the things that interest you and ask about the company. Prepare yourself for meetings by bringing hard copies of your CV. Choose clothes that you would wear to a job interview.

The programme also features panel discussions on future working-life themes as well as CV guidance, mock job interviews and other workshops provided by employers.

Register here! Registration closes on Tuesday, 11th of December 2018.

You can find chemical technology jobs also on Aalto CareerWeb.

Program 14.12.2018

8.30 – 8.45 Opening speech (Sief, Hall 2, 2nd floor)

8.45 – 10.30 Breakfast (Ylälämpiö, Sief, 2nd floor)

A chance to explore the employers' stands and freshmen's posters

9.40 - 13.00 Kemira - Escape room game (Ailigas)

10.30 – 11.15 Panel discussion (in Finnish): Millä eväillä työelämään? - Työelämässä tarvittavat valmiudet ja osaaminen (Kaleva hall)

  • Juho Talonen, Outokumpu, Senior Manager, Corporate R&D
  • Veera Eskelin, UPM, Development Manager, Innovations
  • Hanna Järvinen, Neste, Talent Acquisition Manager
  • Elsa Olmos, Kemira, Analytics Manager

*Visiting the employers' stands continue also during the panel discussion.

11.15 – 12.00 Coffee (Ylälämpiö, Sief)

A chance to explore the employers' stands

11.15 - 12.00 CV Photo station

12.15 – 13.45 Workshops and career coaching

  • 12.15 - 13.45 CV Clinic, (Palaver)
  • 12.15 - 13.45 Interview Coaching, (Takka)
  • 12.15 - 13.30 Prysmian Group - International Graduate Program: Career in Finland and abroad - Build the Future (Kaleva hall)

Sign up to workshops and career coaching using this link.

CV Clinic – with company advisors

Use this excellent opportunity to receive comments on your CV from company HR professionals! 

Bring a hard copy of your CV with you. You have a 25 minute appointment with a company representative - use this opportunity well. Think beforehand what are the questions you want to ask. You can only book one time slot.

Interview Coaching - get ready for a real interview!

In an Interview Coaching session you encounter recruitment professionals as in a real interview. Afterwards the specialist will tell you how persuasive you were in presenting yourself and impressing her/him with your own special abilities. As even the smallest gesture can make or break an interview, communications coaching could mean a giant step forward towards landing the job of your dreams!

You can only book one time slot.

Participating companies and organizations 2018



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ANDRITZ Oy is a leading global supplier of systems, equipment and services for the pulp and paper industry including wood processing, fiber processing, chemical recovery, and stock preparation. In addition, ANDRITZ Oy offers biomass boilers and gasification plants for energy production. The number of employees of ANDRITZ companies in Finland is approximately 1 200.



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Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the fields of health care and agriculture. As an innovation company, it sets trends in research-intensive areas. Bayer’s products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. Finland is a base for global pharmaceutical production, research & development and worldwide clinical trials. In Finland, Bayer employs about 850 people, located in Espoo and Turku.


Beneq Corporation

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Beneq® is the Home of ALD. Our Atomic Layer Deposition solutions improve the performance and durability of electronics and optics. They are the invisible advantage in leading semiconductor, IoT, 5G and automotive applications. On the Fortune 100 list of world's biggest enterprises, there are 27 Beneq customers.



Boliden is a high-tech metal company with its own mines and smelters that work over the long term to guarantee society's supply of base metals and precious metals through the mining of ore (minerals) and the production and delivery of high quality metals to industry.


Borealis Polymers Oy


Borealis is a leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers. With its head office in Vienna, Austria, the company currently has around 6,600 employees and operates in over 120 countries. In Finland Borealis’ production facilities are located in Kilpilahti, Porvoo. We produce polyethylene, polypropylene and petrochemical products for international markets.



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DuPont has a rich history of scientific discovery that has enabled countless innovations and we’re looking for people to collaborate with us to make life the best it can be. The unique combination of agricultural, biotechnology, chemical and material science capabilities allows DuPont to deliver cost-effective products with superior performance and sustainability aspects to a range of industries.



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At Kemira, we use our chemistry to improve your everyday. It means making your packaging lighter and stronger, your paper towels softer, and your print colors brighter. We make your drinking water safe, your wastewater clean, and by adding our chemistry, you get more out of energy resources.
By adding our expertise, your everyday business runs smoother and more efficiently. You add a committed partner who innovates together with you and creates solutions for a profitable, sustainable future. Our job is to add value while adding peace of mind. We call it adding to your everyday.


Metsä Group

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Metsä Group is a forerunner in sustainable bioeconomy. Our business operations cover the entire value chain for wood. We focus on tissue and cooking papers, paperboard, pulp, wood products, and wood supply and forest services. Our strong wood and fibre expertise is concentrated in fields where we have a clear competitive advantage and a bright future.

Murata Innovator Electronics

Murata Electronics

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Murata Electronics Oy is part of Japanese Murata Manufacturing, a leading supplier of ceramic electronic components employing over 75 000 people globally. Our mission is to contribute the advancement of society by creating innovative products and solutions. In our MEMS Technology Center located in Vantaa, we develop and manufacture 3D MEMS (micro electro mechanical systems) sensors mainly for safety critical applications in automotive, as well as in healthcare and industrial applications. Murata employs 1000 people in Finland.



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We believe that it is the task of each generation to leave its children a healthier planet. To succeed in this we create responsible choices, every day – choices that enable people to live a more sustainable life and consume fewer natural resources. There are roughly 5000 Neste Employees in Europe, Asia and North America. We are the world’s largest producer of renewable diesel refined from waste and residues, and we are also bringing renewable solutions to the aviation and plastics industries. We are looking for the best professionals in their respective fields – people who have the will to make the world cleaner.


Okmetic Oy

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Okmetic supplies tailored, high value-added silicon wafers to be used in the manufacture of sensors as well as discrete semiconductors and analog circuits. Okmetic has a global customer base and sales network. The company’s headquarters is located in Finland, where the majority of the company’s silicon wafers is manufactured.



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Picosun is a leading supplier of high quality Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) thin film coating technology for semiconductor and other industries.


Prysmian Group

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We are Prysmian Group, the world leader in cables and systems manufacturing. Our people are the driving force of our business. With around 30,000 employees, active in 50 countries, our specialism in energy and telecoms puts us at the heart of so many industries, everyday products and experiences.

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Pöyry is an international consulting and engineering company. We serve clients across power generation, transmission & distribution, forest industry, biorefining & chemicals, mining & metals, infrastructure and water & environment. Together, we deliver smart solutions and work with the latest digital innovations. Pöyry's net sales in 2017 were EUR 522 million. The company's shares are quoted on Nasdaq Helsinki. Approximately 5500 experts. 40 countries. 115 offices.​ In 2018 Pöyry is proud to be celebrating its 60th Anniversary, together with employees, clients and partners.

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Sappi Kirkniemi Mill


Sappi Kirkniemi mill in Lohja, Finland is part of Sappi Europe. Annually it produces 735,000 tons of high quality publication papers which are used for premium quality publications all over the world. The mill employs 550 paper industry professionals from production to product development.



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SSAB is a Nordic and US-based steel company. We operate globally, and have around 15,000 employees from diverse demographic backgrounds in more than 50 countries. We offer trainee programs, thesis opportunities and summer jobs in various locations in Finland and abroad. Summer jobs also for first year students.


Stora Enso

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We are the renewable materials company!
The renewable materials company, Stora Enso develops and produces solutions based on wood and biomass for a range of industries and applications worldwide.
Building on our heritage and know-how in forestry and trees, Stora Enso is committed to the development of products and technologies based on renewable materials and creating value in a sustainable bioeconomy. Our products, in many cases, provide a low-carbon alternative to many products made from fossil-based or other non-renewable materials. Today our solutions are found in such segments as building, retail, food and beverages, manufacturing, publishing, pharmaceutical, cosmetics, confectionary, hygiene and textiles. Tomorrow, we believe there is the potential to produce anything that’s made with fossil-based materials from a tree.



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Sweco plans and designs the communities and cities of the future. We do this by offering qualified services in the fields of consulting engineering, environmental technology and architecture.


Teknos Group Oy

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We are a global coatings company. We offer a wide range of paints and coatings for the manufacturing industry, building professionals and consumers. Today, with operations in more than 20 countries in we employ over 1,800 people globally and we are one of the leading suppliers of industrial coatings with a strong position in retail and architectural coatings.



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Together we are building a sustainable future based on versatile use of renewable wood biomass. Rooted in responsibility – driven by innovation.


Aalto-Helsinki iGEM

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Become part of an iGEM team to represent Finland in an international Synthetic Biology competition.

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Foundation for Aalto University Science and Technology

Foundation for Aalto University Science and Technology supports the scientific research and teaching of technical disciplines at the Aalto University Schools of Technology (CHEM, ELEC, ENG, SCI) and Department of Architecture (ARTS). The Foundation awards grants for MSc and DSc theses on a continuous basis, with the help of industry-donated funds.

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Susanna Saarinen
Career Services
School of Chemical Engineering
[email protected]
tel. +358 50 381 6398

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