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People Operations Intern

Full-time, Internship, Capital Region
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The Shortcut is a non-for profit organisation that encourages more people from diverse backgrounds to consider creating or working for a startup to best utilise their skills and aspirations. We inspire and empower our community through events, workshops, trainings and programmes.

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Hungry for experience? We are looking for interns who want to showcase their talents and show what they are made of. Are you one of them? 

You have:

  • Joy in working with and talking to people
  • Passion for facilitating workshops activities and personal growth
  • Good understanding of processes and operations, especially related to HR
  • Talent for matching people with the right development and employment opportunities
  • Open mind and curiosity for new topics 

Maybe you already have:

  • Experience with personal and team development in agile teams
  • Knowledge of the startup community in Helsinki

Among other things, you will:

  • Enhance internal team development and processes at The Shortcut
  • Support the improvement of knowledge management and internal communications
  • Develop meaningful training opportunities for participants and team members
  • Find creative solutions for the challenges of a growing team
  • Other HR and operations related topics depended on your interest

Perks & Benefits:

  • An entry point to the startup community and opportunity to network and be seen.
  • A place of work centrally located in Helsinki, in the hottest Nordic Startup hub Maria 01
  • Access to The Shortcut community events (startups mingle lunch, workshops, community breakfast etc.)
  • Access to the gym and social activities in Maria 01 (afterwork pizza hangouts, drinks and breakfasts, parties, etc)
  • Show your skills while being visible to potential employers in high growth companies
  • A fun, relaxed environment where you can make your voice heard and actively shape what happens at The Shortcut

This internship can be completed for credit if arranged in advance with your university. 

How to apply:

We want to know about your motivation, so in your application answer to the following questions:

I’d be an awesome intern because...

Tell us why you are attracted to startups and tech

Since this in an unpaid internship, tell us what is that you intend to gain from it

And more…

Perks & Benefits

Flexible work hours and vacation: Morning person or night owl, this job is for you
Free coffee / tea: Get your caffeine fix for free
Located near public transit: Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace
Social gatherings and games: Hangout with your colleagues
Company afterworks: Friday is something special, let's enjoy it together
Skill development program: We want to take you from good to great

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