Summer jobs — Find your career path at Metsä

A summer job is an excellent opportunity to gain valuable work experience and outline your study path if you are still uncertain about your direction.

A summer job is an excellent opportunity to gain valuable work experience and outline your study path if you are still uncertain about your direction. As a summer trainee at Metsä, you will get to know the work tasks in your field of study in practice and to learn what kind of career prospects to look forward to in the future.

At Metsä Group, summer workers substitute our permanent employees during the holiday season. We systematically seek to offer more challenging tasks – and more responsibility – as you gain more skills and experience. One of the most important aspects of a summer job at Metsä is that you learn to trust yourself, even in challenging situations. A summer job offers you an opportunity to make use of your skills and knowledge. A job well done never goes unnoticed!

We provide our summer workers with opportunities for learning on the job and developing their competences. In return, we expect everyone to commit to our values, target setting and ways of working.

Summer worker at pulpmill
Summer workers at tissue paper mill

The best summer job supports your education

Each year we offer a summer job for hundreds of people, mostly for students to work in production and maintenance in our mills and in wood supply. Summer workers are also needed in other functions, such as financial management, sustainability, logistics, sales, marketing and ICT.

Our business covers the entire value chain, from forest to the end product, and we are able to offer a wide range of interesting job assignments for students in various fields.

Finland

The application period for summer jobs in Finland is open from December to February. Find more information about summer job opportunities in Finland on our Finnish pages.

Make sure to also check out open jobs and internship positions, which can be applied for all year round.

Sweden

Summer jobs available in Sweden are published on our Summer Jobs career page. Find more information about summer job opportunities in Sweden on our Swedish pages.

Global

Available summer jobs in other countries are published  on our website. Find more information on Open jobs page.

Socially responsible summer jobs

Summer employees are an important resource for us and an investment in the future. We do not see you as a seasonal worker – instead, we want to help you develop into a skilled professional and offer you varied tasks and responsibilities according to your abilities.

In Finland Metsä Group participates in the Responsible Summer Job campaign, which challenges employers to offer more and better summer jobs for young people. As a socially responsible employer, we are committed to the campaign’s six principles of a good summer job. They are valid in all our operating countries. 

Socially responsible summer jobs

  • Good candidate experience

    Good candidate experience

  • Meaningful work

    Meaningful work

  • Induction and training

    Induction and training

  • Justice and equality

    Justice and equality

  • Fair wages

    Fair wages

  • A written contract and a certificate of employment

    A written contract and a certificate of employment

Socially responsible summer jobs

Summer employees are an important resource for us and an investment in the future. We do not see you as a seasonal worker – instead, we want to help you develop into a skilled professional and offer you varied tasks and responsibilities according to your abilities.